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There are 4 ways to get from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Leuven by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven to Breda Intercity
  2. Take the train from Breda to Mechelen Intercity direct / ...

$32 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Eindhoven to Antwerp 280 / ...
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Louvain / Leuven L / ...

$16 - $26

2 alternative options

Line 20 bus, line 319 bus, line 430 bus, bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 20 bus from Eindhoven, Airport to Veldhoven, MMC Veldhoven Kempenbaan 20
  2. Take the line 319 bus from Veldhoven, MMC Veldhoven Kempenbaan to Reusel, Busstation Reusel 319
  3. Take the line 430 bus from Reusel Busstation to Turnhout Markt perron 3 430
  4. Take the bus from Turnhout Markt perron 7 to Leuven Station Perron 1 305

$20 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Leuven 74.4 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Leuven is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Leuven is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Leuven station. However, there are services departing from Eindhoven, Airport and arriving at Leuven Station Perron 1 via Veldhoven, MMC Veldhoven Kempenbaan, Reusel Busstation and Turnhout Markt perron 7. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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The distance between Eindhoven Airport (EIN) and Leuven is 80 km. The road distance is 119.1 km.

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The best way to get from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Leuven without a car is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs 27€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Leuven, including transfers.

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Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Leuven bus services, operated by Hermes, depart from Eindhoven, Airport station.

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The best way to get from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Leuven is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs 27€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can line 20 bus and line 319 bus and line 430 bus and bus, which costs 17€ - 23€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Leuven bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Leuven Station Perron 1.

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Yes, the driving distance between Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Leuven is 119 km. It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to drive from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Leuven.

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  • Distance: 50.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

What companies run services between Eindhoven Airport (EIN), Netherlands and Leuven, Belgium?

You can take a train from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Leuven via Eindhoven, Station, Eindhoven, Breda, Mechelen, and Malines / Mechelen in around 3 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Eindhoven Airport (EIN) to Leuven via Veldhoven, MMC Veldhoven Kempenbaan, Reusel Busstation, Turnhout Markt perron 3, and Turnhout Markt perron 7 in around 5 h 4 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven to Breda
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
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Train from Breda to Mechelen
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Louvain / Leuven
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Eindhoven to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Hermes
Phone
0031 900 266 63 99
Website
hermes.nl
Bus from Eindhoven, Airport to Veldhoven, MMC Veldhoven Kempenbaan
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
hermes.nl
Bus from Veldhoven, MMC Veldhoven Kempenbaan to Reusel, Busstation Reusel
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
hermes.nl
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Reusel Busstation to Turnhout Markt perron 3
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Turnhout Markt perron 7 to Leuven Station Perron 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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