There are 7 ways to get from Leuven to Prague by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Brussels  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Prague (PRG) BRU - PRG

$57 - $204

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Bus RegioJet  •  13 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to Prague, Wilsonova RegioJet

$33 - $43

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Train to Charleroi, fly  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Leuven to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Prague (PRG) CRL - PRG

$45 - $172

Train  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Leuven to Liege-Guillemins Ic
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Nürnberg ZOB to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)

$164 - $273

Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Leuven to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc N84

$50 - $90

Train, night train  •  13 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Leuven to Liege-Guillemins Ic
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the night train from Frankfurt(M)Hbf Stuttgarter Str. to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)

$169 - $263

Drive  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Prague 547 miles

$110 - $170

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leuven and arriving at Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Prague. However, there are services departing from Leuven and arriving at Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) via Liège-Guillemins, Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Nürnberg ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 4 min.

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The distance between Leuven and Prague is 693 km. The road distance is 875.2 km.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Prague without a car is to train which takes 12 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Leuven to Prague, including transfers.

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Leuven to Prague bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord station.

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

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The best way to get from Leuven to Prague is to fly which takes 4 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 4 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 13 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Prague Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Leuven to Prague bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Prague, Wilsonova station.

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Map of how to get from Leuven to Prague.
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  • Distance: 433 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

What companies run services between Leuven, Belgium and Prague, Czech Republic?

CSA, Brussels Airlines and two other airlines fly from Leuven to Prague every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leuven to Prague via Liege-Guillemins, Liège-Guillemins, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Nürnberg Hbf, and Nürnberg ZOB in around 12 h 4 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Brussels to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Leuven to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Leuven to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $20
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 Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg ZOB to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Frankfurt(M)Hbf Stuttgarter Str. to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $75
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
regiojet.com
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 Leuven to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Leuven to Prague train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leuven to Prague is 875 km. It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to drive from Leuven to Prague.

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CSA, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Prague Airport.

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Book your Leuven to Prague bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 3603+ hotels available in Prague. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs .

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