There are 4 ways to get from Leuven to Boom by train, bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Train, line 500 bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Leuven to Mechelen Regional / ...
  2. Take the line 500 bus from Mechelen Station perron 10 to Boom Voetballersstraat 500

$10 - $12

Cheapest option

Line 284 bus, line 500 bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 284 bus from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B to Mechelen Station perron 14 284 / ...
  2. Take the line 500 bus from Mechelen Station perron 10 to Boom Voetballersstraat 500

$8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leuven to Boom 33 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Boom 33 miles

$6 - $10

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

You can take a bus from Leuven to Boom via Mechelen Station perron 14 and Mechelen Station perron 10 in around 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Leuven to Mechelen
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $13
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Mechelen Station perron 10 to Boom Voetballersstraat
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B to Mechelen Station perron 14
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Leuven to Boom
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Limostar
Phone
+32 2 512 01 01
Website
limostar.be

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Leuven to Boom?

The distance between Leuven and Boom is 33 km. The road distance is 53 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Leuven to Boom?

The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Boom is to line 284 bus and line 500 bus which costs 7€ and takes 2 h 7 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Leuven to Boom?

The quickest way to get from Leuven to Boom is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs 110€ - 150€.

Is there a direct bus between Leuven and Boom?

No, there is no direct bus from Leuven to Boom. However, there are services departing from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B and arriving at Boom Voetballersstraat via Mechelen Station perron 10. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

How long does it take to get from Leuven to Boom?

It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Leuven to Boom, including transfers.