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There are 5 ways to get from Leuven to Boom by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 500 bus  •  1 h 34 min

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

$10 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 284 bus, line 500 bus  •  2 h 14 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

$7

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem L / ...
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Boom S32

$13 - $19

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leuven to Boom 33 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Boom 33 miles

$6 - $10

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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 14 min.

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

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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 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Boom. However, there are services departing from Louvain / Leuven and arriving at Boom via Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

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The distance between Leuven and Boom is 33 km. The road distance is 52.8 km.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Boom without a car is to train and line 500 bus which takes 1 h 34 min and costs 9€ - 12€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Leuven to Boom, including transfers.

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Leuven to Boom bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B station.

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

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The best way to get from Leuven to Boom is to train which takes 1 h 51 min and costs 11€ - 17€. Alternatively, you can line 284 bus and line 500 bus, which costs 7€ and takes 2 h 14 min.

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  • Distance: 20.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

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

You can take a train from Leuven to Boom via Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem in around 1 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leuven to Boom via Mechelen Station perron 14 and Mechelen Station perron 10 in around 2 h 14 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Malines / Mechelen
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Boom
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Mechelen Station perron 10 to Boom Voetballersstraat
Ave. Duration
46 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 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Leuven to Boom
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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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Leuven to Boom bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Boom Voetballersstraat station.

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Leuven to Boom train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Boom station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leuven to Boom is 53 km. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Leuven to Boom.

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