There are 8 ways to get from Leuven to Berlin by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Brussels to Berlin Tegel  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BRU - TXL

$57 - $205

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Fly Brussels to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) BRU - SXF

$37 - $180

6 alternative options

Train, train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Leuven to Liege-Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  3. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) CGN - TXL

$91 - $220

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Leuven to Liege-Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Düsseldorf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) DUS - TXL

$92 - $215

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Leuven to Liege-Guillemins Ic
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$139 - $228

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Mechelen to Breda Ic
  2. Take the train from Breda to Deventer
  3. Take the train from Deventer to Berlin Hbf

$94 - $174

Bus  •  14 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N81 / ...

$51 - $91

Drive  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Berlin 462.8 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Leuven to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Leuven Dirk Boutslaan and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Brussels, Brussels-North station, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Leuven and arriving at Berlin Hbf (tief) via Liège-Guillemins and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 6 min.

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The distance between Leuven and Berlin is 627 km. The road distance is 740.5 km.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 8 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Leuven to Berlin, including transfers.

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Leuven to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Leuven to Berlin train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Leuven station.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Berlin is to fly which takes 4 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 6 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 14 h 54 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Leuven to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Map of how to get from Leuven to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 391.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Leuven, Belgium and Berlin, Germany?

Brussels Airlines, KLM and two other airlines fly from Leuven to Berlin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leuven to Berlin via Liege-Guillemins, Liège-Guillemins, Köln Hauptbahnhof, and Köln Hbf in around 8 h 6 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $210
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Leuven to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $20
Train from Mechelen to Breda
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$15 - $22
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
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 Mechelen to Breda
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Deventer
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Deventer to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Leuven to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leuven to Berlin is 740 km. It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to drive from Leuven to Berlin.

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Brussels Airlines, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 1359+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs .

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