Duration 4h 11m
Distance 428.1 km
Average price 150€
Possible routes 10 found

There are 10 ways to get from Leuven to Strasbourg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Strasbourg Tgv

105€ - 158€

Cheapest option

Bus via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Strasbourg BlaBlaBus

20€ - 27€

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Bus  •  8h 18m

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

25€ - 43€

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Leuven to Strasbourg 428.1 km

50€ - 80€

Fly Brussels to Basel, train  •  5h 27m

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

95€ - 291€

Fly Brussels to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 25m

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

99€ - 360€

Fly Brussels to Zurich, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH) BRU - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg

160€ - 411€

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Strasbourg  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Strasbourg (SXB) AMS - SXB

129€ - 518€

Train, train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Strasbourg  •  6h 34m

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

90€ - 663€

Fly Brussels to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg

109€ - 348€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Leuven to Strasbourg? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Strasbourg is to bus via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station which costs 20€ - 27€ and takes 8h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Leuven to Strasbourg is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leuven to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B and arriving at Strasbourg via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Louvain / Leuven and arriving at Strasbourg via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 37m.

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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 5h 37m and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 5h 37m to get from Leuven to Strasbourg, including transfers.

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Leuven to Strasbourg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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

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The best way to get from Leuven to Strasbourg is to train which takes 5h 37m and costs 100€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 8h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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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 inOui, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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

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easyJet, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 1010+ hotels available in Strasbourg. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs 17€ - 19€.

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What companies run services between Leuven and Strasbourg?

TGV inOui operates a train from Leuven to Strasbourg twice daily. Tickets cost 100€ - 150€ and the journey takes 3h 48m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leuven to Strasbourg 3 times a day. Tickets cost 22€ - 27€ and the journey takes 6h 10m. Eurolines FR also services this route 4 times a day.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 700€

About Brussels Airlines

Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 700€
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 420€
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 500€
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 420€

About Lufthansa

Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 420€
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
320€ - 900€
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 700€

About Swiss

Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 700€
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 500€
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 420€

About KLM

Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 420€

About Eurowings

Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 420€
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€

About Air France

Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 370€

About FlexFlight ApS

Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 370€
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 800€

About Twin Jet

Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 230€

About easyJet

Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Train operators
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€

About TGV inOui

Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 38€
1st Class
27€ - 32€
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
29€ - 34€
1st Class
23€ - 28€

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 80€

About Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

Train from St Louis to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€

About Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€

About Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€

About ÖBB EuroCity

Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at

Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 11€

About Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)

Train from Louvain / Leuven to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
10€ - 16€
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
8€ - 12€

Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 110€

About Thalys

Train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€

Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 40€

About Dutch Railways (NS)

Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 40€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
15€ - 22€
1st Class
26€ - 40€

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Bus operators
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 40€

About Eurolines FR

Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€

About Blablabus

Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg is the capital and largest city of the Grand Est region of France and is the official seat of the European Parliament. Located close to the border with Germany in the historic region of Alsace, it is the capital of the Bas-Rhin département. In 2013, the city proper had 275,718 inhabitants, the Eurométropole de Strasbourg (Greater Strasbourg) had 475,934 inhabitants, the Arrondissement of Strasbourg had 482,384 inhabitants and Strasbourg's metropolitan area had a population of 773,347 (not counting the section across the border in Germany), making it the ninth largest metro area in France and home to 13% of the Grand Est region's inhabitants. The transnational Eurodistrict Strasbourg-Ortenau had a population of 915,000 inhabitants in 2014. - Wikipedia

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