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There are 9 ways to get from Leuven to Munich by plane, subway, train, car or bus

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Fly Brussels to Munich, subway  •  4h 16m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Munich (MUC) BRU - MUC
  2. Take the subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz

$86 - $244

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Bus FlixBus  •  13h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Munich, Munich central bus station N136 / ...

$51 - $84

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Fly Brussels to Nuremberg, train  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Nuremberg (NUE) BRU - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf

$102 - $419

Train, train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Munich  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  3. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Munich (MUC) CGN - MUC

$105 - $299

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Munich  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Düsseldorf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Munich (MUC) DUS - MUC

$106 - $254

Drive, train  •  6h 35m

  1. Drive from Leuven to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf Ice

$135 - $219

Train  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins Ic
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf Ice

$149 - $238

Bus Eurolines DE  •  15h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles - North to München

$53 - $93

Drive  •  6h 46m

  1. Drive from Leuven to Munich 464 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Munich is to bus which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 15h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Leuven to Munich is to fly and subway which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 4h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leuven to Munich. However, there are services departing from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B and arriving at München via Bruxelles - North. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Munich. However, there are services departing from Louvain / Leuven and arriving at München Hbf via Liège-Guillemins and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 7m.

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The distance between Leuven and Munich is 582 km. The road distance is 742.5 km.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Munich without a car is to train which takes 8h 7m and costs 130€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 4h 16m to get from Leuven to Munich, including transfers.

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Leuven to Munich bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Bruxelles - North station.

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Leuven to Munich 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 Munich is to train which takes 8h 7m and costs 130€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 13h 39m.

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  • Distance: 363.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 16m

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

You can take a train from Leuven to Munich via Liège-Guillemins and Köln Hbf in around 8h 7m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leuven to Munich once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 11h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Brussels to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Train operators
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $20
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to München
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$61

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Leuven to Munich bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at München station.

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Leuven to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at München Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leuven to Munich is 742 km. It takes approximately 6h 46m to drive from Leuven to Munich.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 773+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 15m and costs 17€ - 19€.

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