There are 7 ways to get from Leuven to Hamburg by plane, train, bus 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

Fly from Brussels  •  3 h 45 min

  1. BRU - HAM

$30 - $126

6 alternative options

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  5 h 40 min

  1. CGN - HAM

$87 - $216

Train Flixtrain  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Ice
  2. Hkx / ...

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Re1 / ...
  2. Ic / ...

$124 - $212

Bus  •  10 h 3 min

  1. N71

$34 - $84

Bus, train  •  13 h 5 min

  1. 305

$45 - $70

Drive  •  5 h 6 min

  1. 355.9 miles

$75 - $110

What companies run services between Leuven, Belgium and Hamburg, Germany?

Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Leuven to Hamburg every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leuven to Hamburg via Bruxelles-Nord and Köln Hbf in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Leuven to Welkenraedt
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$20 - $29
Flixtrain
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Tilburg to Arnhem
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Leuven Station Perron 15 to Turnhout Station perron 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Leuven and Hamburg is 470 km. The road distance is 569 km.

The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Hamburg is to fly which costs 25€ - 110€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Leuven to Hamburg is to fly which takes 3 h 45 min and costs 25€ - 110€.

No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Leuven and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Bruxelles-Nord and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Leuven to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B and arriving at Hamburg via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Leuven to Hamburg, including transfers.