There are 4 ways to get from Leuven to Eindhoven by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Leuven to Mechelen Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Mechelen to Breda Ic
  3. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven

$25 - $49

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Train, bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Leuven to Antwerpen-Centraal L / ...
  2. Take the bus from Antwerp to Eindhoven 280 / ...

$12 - $19

2 alternative options

Bus, line 319 bus  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Leuven Station Perron 15 to Turnhout Markt perron 1 305
  2. Take the line 319 bus from Reusel, Busstation Reusel to Eindhoven, Vrijstraat 319

$17 - $23

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Eindhoven 66.7 miles

$16 - $24

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No, there is no direct bus from Leuven station to Eindhoven. However, there are services departing from Leuven Station Perron 15 and arriving at Eindhoven, Vrijstraat via Turnhout Markt perron 4 and Reusel, Busstation Reusel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Eindhoven. However, there are services departing from Leuven and arriving at Eindhoven via Mechelen and Breda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Leuven and Eindhoven is 83 km. The road distance is 106.7 km.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Eindhoven without a car is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Leuven to Eindhoven, including transfers.

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Leuven to Eindhoven bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Leuven Station Perron 15.

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

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The best way to get from Leuven to Eindhoven is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 319 bus, which costs and takes 4 h 8 min.

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Leuven to Eindhoven bus services, operated by Hermes, arrive at Eindhoven, Vrijstraat station.

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

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Map of how to get from Leuven to Eindhoven.
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  • Distance: 51.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

What companies run services between Leuven, Belgium and Eindhoven, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Leuven to Eindhoven via Mechelen and Breda in around 2 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leuven to Eindhoven via Turnhout Markt perron 1, Turnhout Markt perron 4, Reusel Busstation, and Reusel, Busstation Reusel in around 4 h 8 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Leuven to 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 Mechelen to Breda
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Leuven to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
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 Mechelen to Breda
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Antwerp to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Leuven Station Perron 15 to Turnhout Markt perron 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Hermes
Phone
0031 900 266 63 99
Website
hermes.nl
Bus from Reusel, Busstation Reusel to Eindhoven, Vrijstraat
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
hermes.nl

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Yes, the driving distance between Leuven to Eindhoven is 107 km. It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to drive from Leuven to Eindhoven.

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