There are 4 ways to get from Leuven to Brussels Airport (BRU) by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Leuven to Brussels Airport - Zaventem Ic

$20 - $22

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Line 652 bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the line 652 bus from Leuven Station Perron 12 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B 652 / ...

$4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leuven to Brussels Airport (BRU) 15.2 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Brussels Airport (BRU) 15.2 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to line 652 bus which costs 3€ and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Leuven to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to train which costs 17€ - 19€ and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leuven Station Perron 12 station and arriving at Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leuven and arriving at Brussels Airport - Zaventem. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Leuven and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 15 km. The road distance is 24.3 km.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Brussels Airport (BRU) without a car is to train which takes 15 min and costs 17€ - 19€.

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The train from Leuven to Brussels Airport - Zaventem takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Leuven to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Leuven Station Perron 12.

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

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The best way to get from Leuven to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to train which takes 15 min and costs 17€ - 19€. Alternatively, you can line 652 bus, which costs 3€ and takes 1 h.

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  • Distance: 9.6 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between Leuven, Belgium and Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Leuven to Brussels Airport (BRU) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $20 - $22 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Leuven to Brussels Airport (BRU) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Leuven to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $22
1st Class
$27 - $30
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Leuven Station Perron 12 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Leuven to Brussels Airport (BRU)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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 Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B station.

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Leuven to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Brussels Airport - Zaventem station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leuven to Brussels Airport (BRU) is 24 km. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Leuven to Brussels Airport (BRU).

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