There are 5 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 32 min

  1. Take the train from Louvain to Malines 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 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

$7

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Louvain to Anvers-Berchem Ic
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem to Boom S32

$13 - $19

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leuven to Boom 33 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Boom 33 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

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.

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

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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Leuven to Boom, including transfers.

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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 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Boom. However, there are services departing from Louvain and arriving at Boom via Anvers-Berchem. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Leuven to Boom.
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  • Distance: 20.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from Leuven to Boom via Anvers-Berchem in around 1 h 34 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 7 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Louvain to Malines
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 to Anvers-Berchem
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Anvers-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
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
$130 - $160
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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