There are 5 ways to get from Leuven to Lokeren by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Lokeren Ic / ...

11€ - 16€

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Line 358 bus, train  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the line 358 bus from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B to Brussel Noord afstaphalte 358 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Lokeren Ic / ...

9€ - 12€

3 alternative options

Line 358 bus, line 214 bus, line 54 bus  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the line 358 bus from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B to Brussel Rogier 358 / ...
  2. Take the line 214 bus from Brussel Rogier to Aalst Station perron 5 214 / ...
  3. Take the line 54 bus from Aalst Station perron 2 to Lokeren Markt 53 / ...

9€

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leuven to Lokeren 80.8 km

110€ - 130€

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Lokeren 80.8 km

9€ - 14€

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The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Lokeren is to line 358 bus and line 214 bus and line 54 bus which costs 9€ and takes 4h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Leuven to Lokeren is to taxi which costs 110€ - 130€ and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leuven to Lokeren. However, there are services departing from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B and arriving at Lokeren Markt via Brussel Rogier and Aalst Station perron 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Lokeren. However, there are services departing from Louvain / Leuven and arriving at Lokeren via Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 49m.

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The distance between Leuven and Lokeren is 55 km. The road distance is 80.8 km.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Lokeren without a car is to train which takes 1h 49m and costs 11€ - 17€.

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It takes approximately 1h 49m to get from Leuven to Lokeren, including transfers.

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

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Leuven to Lokeren train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord station.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Lokeren is to train which takes 1h 49m and costs 11€ - 17€. Alternatively, you can line 358 bus and line 214 bus and line 54 bus, which costs 9€ and takes 4h 14m.

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  • Distance: 55.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 49m

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Leuven to Lokeren hourly. Tickets cost 6€ - 9€ and the journey takes 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leuven to Lokeren via Brussel Rogier and Aalst Station perron 2 in around 4h 14m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Lokeren
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
1st Class
9€ - 14€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B to Brussel Noord afstaphalte
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Bus from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B to Brussel Rogier
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Bus from Brussel Rogier to Aalst Station perron 5
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Bus from Aalst Station perron 2 to Lokeren Markt
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Other operators
Taxi from Leuven to Lokeren
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
110€ - 130€
Airport Taxis
Phone
+32 28 81 02 02
Website
airport-taxis.be

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Leuven to Lokeren bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Lokeren Markt station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leuven to Lokeren is 81 km. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Leuven to Lokeren.

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