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There are 4 ways to get from Leuven to Den Bosch by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda Ic
  2. Take the train from Breda to Hertogenb Sprinter

46€ - 63€

Cheapest option

Bus, line 450 bus  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Leuven Station Perron 15 to Turnhout Markt perron 1 305
  2. Take the line 450 bus from Turnhout Markt perron 6 to Tilburg Centraal Station perron B 450

15€ - 27€

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 40m

  1. Drive from Leuven to Den Bosch 149.7 km

19€ - 29€

Fly, train  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRU - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Hertogenbosch

71€ - 203€

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Belgium.

The COVID-19 helpline number in Den Bosch is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Den Bosch is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Den Bosch is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 1351.

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The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Den Bosch is to bus and line 450 bus which costs 15€ - 27€ and takes 4h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Leuven to Den Bosch is to drive which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 1h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Den Bosch. However, there are services departing from Louvain / Leuven and arriving at Hertogenb via Brussels Airport-Zaventem and Breda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 11m.

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The distance between Leuven and Den Bosch is 101 km. The road distance is 149.7 km.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Den Bosch without a car is to train which takes 3h 11m and costs 45€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 3h 11m to get from Leuven to Den Bosch, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Leuven to Den Bosch is to train which takes 3h 11m and costs 45€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 450 bus, which costs 15€ - 27€ and takes 4h 3m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Leuven to Den Bosch train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Hertogenb station.

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Map of how to get from Leuven to Den Bosch.
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  • Distance: 101 km
  • Duration: 3h 11m

What companies run services between Leuven, Belgium and Den Bosch, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Leuven to Den Bosch via Brussels Airport-Zaventem and Breda in around 3h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leuven to Den Bosch via Turnhout Markt perron 1, Turnhout Markt perron 6, Tilburg Centraal Station perron B, Tilburg, Hertogenbosch, 's-Hertogenbosch, Centraal Station, and 's-Hertogenbosch, Aartshertogenlaan in around 4h 3m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 22€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
20€ - 22€
1st Class
28€ - 31€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Breda to Hertogenb
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 23€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Hertogenbosch
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 29€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 18€
1st Class
22€ - 29€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Leuven Station Perron 15 to Turnhout Markt perron 1
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Bus from Turnhout Markt perron 6 to Tilburg Centraal Station perron B
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn

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Yes, the driving distance between Leuven to Den Bosch is 150 km. It takes approximately 1h 40m to drive from Leuven to Den Bosch.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 125+ hotels available in Den Bosch. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs 17€ - 19€.

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