There are 5 ways to get from Leuven to Nijmegen by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Malines to Breda Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Breda to Nijmegen Intercity

$29 - $55

Cheapest option

Line 358 bus, bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 358 bus from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B to Brussel Noord Perron 6 358
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Nijmegen 822

$14 - $22

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Leuven Station Perron 15 to Turnhout Station perron 1 305
  2. Take the bus from Turnhout Station perron 4 to Tilburg Centraal Station perron Noord 450
  3. Take the train from Tilburg to Nijmegen

$18 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Nijmegen 114.4 miles

$27 - $40

Fly, train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRU - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Nijmegen

$84 - $276

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Nijmegen is to line 358 bus and bus which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leuven to Nijmegen is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Leuven and Nijmegen is 134 km. The road distance is 183 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Leuven to Nijmegen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leuven to Nijmegen. However, there are services departing from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B and arriving at Nijmegen via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Nijmegen. However, there are services departing from Louvain and arriving at Nijmegen via Malines and Breda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Leuven, Belgium and Nijmegen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Leuven to Nijmegen via Malines and Breda in around 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leuven to Nijmegen via Brussel Noord Perron 6 and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 5 h 19 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Malines to Breda
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $22
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Mechelen to Breda
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Tilburg to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Leuven Station Perron 15 to Turnhout Station perron 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Turnhout Station perron 4 to Tilburg Centraal Station perron Noord
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B to Brussel Noord Perron 6
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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