There are 8 ways to get from Leuven to Strasbourg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train TGV  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...

$176 - $259

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Bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Strasbourg 299 / ...

$29 - $104

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Train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Ottignies to Luxembourg Ic
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville Ter
  3. Take the train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg

$56 - $80

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Strasbourg 267.6 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Brussels to Strasbourg  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Strasbourg (SXB) BRU - SXB

$100 - $325

Fly Brussels to Basel, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL
  2. Take the train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Strasbourg

$83 - $304

Train, train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Strasbourg  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Leuven to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Strasbourg (SXB) LIL - SXB

$107 - $448

Fly Brussels to Stuttgart, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Stuttgart (STR) BRU - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg

$110 - $306

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The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Strasbourg is to bus which costs 24€ - 90€ and takes 8 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leuven to Strasbourg is to fly which costs 85€ - 280€ and takes 3 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leuven to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Leuven Dirk Boutslaan and arriving at Strasbourg via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Leuven and arriving at Strasbourg via Brussel-Zuid/Midi and Paris Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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The distance between Leuven and Strasbourg is 336 km. The road distance is 428.1 km.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Strasbourg without a car is to train which takes 5 h 18 min and costs 150€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Leuven to Strasbourg, including transfers.

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Leuven to Strasbourg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Leuven to Strasbourg train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid/Midi station.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Strasbourg is to train which takes 5 h 18 min and costs 150€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 90€ and takes 8 h 17 min, you could also fly, which costs 85€ - 280€ and takes 3 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Leuven to Strasbourg.
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  • Distance: 210.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

What companies run services between Leuven, Belgium and Strasbourg, France?

You can take a train from Leuven to Strasbourg via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris-Nord, and Paris Est in around 5 h 18 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leuven to Strasbourg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min. Eurolines FR also services this route 6 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Ottignies to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$30 - $45
Train from Leuven to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $55
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Brussels-North to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Strasbourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Leuven to Strasbourg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Leuven to Strasbourg train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leuven to Strasbourg is 428 km. It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to drive from Leuven to Strasbourg.

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Brussels Airlines offers flights from Brussels Airport to Strasbourg Airport.

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There are 795+ hotels available in Strasbourg. Prices start at $64 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 17€ - 19€.

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