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There are 4 ways to get from Kraainem to Leuven by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 316 bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the line 316 bus from Kraainem Vredeplein to Leuven Tervuursepoort 316 / ...

€1 - €3

3 alternative options

Line 659 bus, train  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 659 bus from Kraainem Sint-Antonius to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B 659
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Louvain / Leuven Ic

€11 - €14

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kraainem to Leuven 22.8 km

€30 - €40

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Kraainem to Leuven 22.8 km

€2 - €4

Kraainem to Leuven by bus

The bus journey time between Kraainem and Leuven is around 37 min and covers a distance of around 21 km. The fastest bus normally takes 28 min. Operated by De Lijn, the Kraainem to Leuven bus service departs from Kraainem Vredeplein and arrives in Leuven Tervuursepoort. Typically 231 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
37 min
Fastest bus time:
28 min
Buses per week:
231
Cheapest price:
€1
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:14
Last bus departs at:
22:14

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kraainem to Leuven bus schedules

Kraainem → Leuven
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Frequently Asked Questions


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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Leuven is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Leuven is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Leuven is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Kraainem to Leuven is to line 316 bus, which costs €1 - €3 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kraainem to Leuven is to taxi which costs €30 - €40 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kraainem Vredeplein and arriving at Leuven Tervuursepoort. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Kraainem and Leuven is 17 km. The road distance is 22.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kraainem to Leuven without a car is to line 316 bus which takes 38 min and costs €1 - €3.

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The line 316 bus from Kraainem Vredeplein to Leuven Tervuursepoort takes 38 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Kraainem to Leuven bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Kraainem Vredeplein station.

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Kraainem to Leuven bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Leuven Tervuursepoort station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kraainem to Leuven is 23 km. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Kraainem to Leuven.

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  • Distance: 16.6 km
  • Duration: 38 min

What companies run services between Kraainem, Belgium and Leuven, Belgium?

De Lijn operates a bus from Kraainem Vredeplein to Leuven Tervuursepoort hourly. Tickets cost €1 - €3 and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Louvain / Leuven
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €11
1st Class
€10 - €12
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Kraainem Vredeplein to Leuven Tervuursepoort
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Kraainem Sint-Antonius to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Other operators
Taxi from Kraainem to Leuven
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Your Private Driver
Phone
+32 466 24 16 94
Website
yourprivatedriver.be
Viabrussels
Phone
+32 49 42 63 06 5
Website
viabrussels.com
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Prestige DRIVER
Phone
+32 493 84 65 91
Website
prestigedriver.be
Gentle car service
Phone
+32 497 11 17 61
Website
taxi-aeroports.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Airport-driver.be
Phone
+32 488 09 36 51
Website
airport-driver.be
Airport Taxis
Phone
+32 28 81 02 02
Website
airport-taxis.be

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