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

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

Fly Brussels to Basel  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL

$58 - $266

Cheapest option

Train, night bus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Louvain to Liege-Guillemins Ic / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Liège to Zurich N831

$41 - $76

8 alternative options

Fly Brussels to Zurich  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH) BRU - ZRH

$96 - $311

Fly Brussels to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BRU - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$57 - $219

Train to Antwerp, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Louvain to Anvers-Berchem
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Zurich (ZRH) ANR - ZRH

$73 - $425

Fly Brussels to Milan Linate, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Linate (LIN) BRU - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano

$82 - $295

Train via Paris Est  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$236 - $365

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Louvain to Liege-Guillemins Ic
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Zürich HB Ec

$177 - $283

Bus  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Leuven to Liège Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Liege to Zurich

$56 - $95

Drive  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Zürich 388.6 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Switzerland is to train and night bus which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 10 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leuven to Switzerland is to fly which costs 45€ - 230€ and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Leuven and Switzerland is 522 km. The road distance is 621.7 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Leuven to Switzerland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Louvain and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris Est, Strasbourg, Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Leuven, Belgium and Switzerland?

Brussels Airlines, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Leuven to Basel 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leuven to Zürich via Bruxelles-Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris-Nord, Paris Est, Strasbourg, Basel SBB, and Zürich HB in around 8 h 20 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.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 Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
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 Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
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 Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$21 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Louvain to Anvers-Berchem
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Louvain to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $21
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$26 - $28
First
$39
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.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
Deutsche Bahn
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
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
bahn.de
SNCF
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Leuven to Liège
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Liege to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Liège to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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