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There are 6 ways to get from Leuven to The Hague by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Thalys  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal L / ...
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Thalys / ...

$44 - $72

Cheapest option

Line 358 bus, bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 358 bus from Leuven Dirk Boutslaan to Brussel Noord Perron 6 351 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to The Hague 813 / ...

$12 - $19

4 alternative options

Line 284 bus, train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 284 bus from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B to Mechelen Station perron 14 284 / ...
  2. Take the train from Mechelen to Breda Ic
  3. Take the train from Breda to Den Haag Centraal

$23 - $45

Train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem L / ...
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity direct / ...

$29 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to The Hague 119.9 miles

$29 - $45

Fly, train  •  2 h 56 min

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

$75 - $259

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The cheapest way to get from Leuven to The Hague is to line 358 bus and bus which costs 10€ - 17€ and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leuven to The Hague is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leuven to The Hague. However, there are services departing from Leuven Dirk Boutslaan and arriving at The Hague via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to The Hague. However, there are services departing from Louvain / Leuven and arriving at Den Haag HS via Antwerpen-Centraal and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

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The distance between Leuven and The Hague is 136 km. The road distance is 191.9 km.

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The best way to get from Leuven to The Hague without a car is to train which takes 2 h 47 min and costs 35€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Leuven to The Hague, including transfers.

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Leuven to The Hague bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Leuven Dirk Boutslaan station.

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

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The best way to get from Leuven to The Hague is to train which takes 2 h 47 min and costs 35€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can line 358 bus and bus, which costs 10€ - 17€ and takes 5 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Leuven to The Hague.
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  • Distance: 85.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 47 min

What companies run services between Leuven, Belgium and The Hague, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Leuven to The Hague via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal, Antwerpen-Centraal, and Rotterdam Centraal in around 2 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leuven to The Hague via Brussel Noord Perron 6 and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 5 h 37 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 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 Louvain / Leuven to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Malines / Mechelen to Breda
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Dutch Railways (NS)

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.

Contact Details
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 Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Den Haag HS
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B to Mechelen Station perron 14
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Leuven Dirk Boutslaan to Brussel Noord Perron 6
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
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 The Hague
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Leuven to The Hague train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leuven to The Hague is 192 km. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive from Leuven to The Hague.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 803+ hotels available in The Hague. Prices start at $71 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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