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

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Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins Ic

$9 - $13

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Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Leuven to Liège Ouibus

$3 - $5

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Leuven to Liège 51.5 miles

$6

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Liège 51.7 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Liège is to bus which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Leuven to Liège is to train which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leuven and arriving at Liège. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Louvain / Leuven and arriving at Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between Leuven and Liège is 67 km. The road distance is 82.7 km.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Liège without a car is to train which takes 34 min and costs 8€ - 12€.

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The train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins takes 34 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Leuven to Liège bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Leuven station.

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

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The best way to get from Leuven to Liège is to train which takes 34 min and costs 8€ - 12€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 1 h.

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  • Distance: 41.8 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Leuven to Liège every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 34 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Leuven to Liège 4 times a week. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $20
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Leuven to Liège
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Leuven to Liège
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Leuven to Liège bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Liège station.

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Leuven to Liège train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leuven to Liège is 83 km. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Leuven to Liège.

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There are 516+ hotels available in Liège. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Leuven and Liège. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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