There are 4 ways to get from Leuven to Brussels Airport (BRU) 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  •  13 min

  1. Take the train from Leuven to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport Intercity / ...

$19 - $22

Cheapest option

Line 616 bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 616 bus from Leuven Station Perron 6 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B 616 / ...

$4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  17 min

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

$55 - $70

Drive  •  17 min

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

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to line 616 bus which costs 3€ and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leuven to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to train which takes 13 min and costs 17€ - 19€.

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The distance between Leuven and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 15 km. The road distance is 24 km.

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The train from Leuven to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leuven Station Perron 6 and arriving at Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leuven and arriving at Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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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 20 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $22 and the journey takes 13 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Leuven to Brussels Airport (BRU) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 1 h 6 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Leuven to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $22
1st Class
$26 - $30
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Leuven Station Perron 6 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Leuven to Brussels Airport (BRU)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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