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

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Train  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from Leuven to Hasselt Ic / ...

$7 - $11

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Line 370 bus, bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 370 bus from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A to Diest Station Perron 8 370
  2. Take the bus from Diest Station perron 3 to Hasselt Station perron 13 299 / ...

$7

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Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leuven to Hasselt 35.3 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Hasselt 35.3 miles

$7 - $11

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No, there is no direct bus from Leuven to Hasselt station. However, there are services departing from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A and arriving at Hasselt Station perron 13 via Diest Station perron 3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leuven and arriving at Hasselt. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Leuven and Hasselt is 45 km. The road distance is 56.4 km.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Hasselt without a car is to train which takes 40 min and costs .

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The train from Leuven to Hasselt takes 40 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Leuven to Hasselt bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A station.

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

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The best way to get from Leuven to Hasselt is to train which takes 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 370 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2 h 21 min.

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Leuven to Hasselt bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Hasselt Station perron 13.

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Leuven to Hasselt train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Hasselt station.

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Map of how to get from Leuven to Hasselt.
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  • Distance: 28.1 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

What companies run services between Leuven, Belgium and Hasselt, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Leuven to Hasselt every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leuven to Hasselt via Diest Station Perron 8 and Diest Station perron 3 in around 2 h 21 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Leuven to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$12 - $17
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A to Diest Station Perron 8
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Diest Station perron 3 to Hasselt Station perron 13
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Bus from Diest to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
Other operators
Taxi from Leuven to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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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Yes, the driving distance between Leuven to Hasselt is 56 km. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Leuven to Hasselt.

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