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

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

Train via Anvers-Central  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Louvain to Anvers-Central Ic
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal

$47 - $80

Cheapest option

Line 358 bus, bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 358 bus from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B to Brussel Noord Perron 6 358
  2. Take the bus from Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station to Utrecht Ouibus

$9 - $12

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Mechelen to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity direct / ...
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal Intercity

$32 - $62

Line 652 bus, bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 652 bus from Leuven Station Perron 12 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B 652 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels Airport to Utrecht 817

$12 - $19

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Utrecht 117.9 miles

$28 - $45

Fly, train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRU - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

$75 - $259

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Utrecht is to line 358 bus and bus which costs 8€ - 11€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leuven to Utrecht is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The distance between Leuven and Utrecht is 138 km. The road distance is 188.7 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Leuven to Utrecht, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leuven to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone B and arriving at Utrecht via Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leuven to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Louvain and arriving at Utrecht Centraal via Antwerpen-Centraal and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Leuven, Belgium and Utrecht, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Leuven to Utrecht via Anvers-Central, Antwerpen-Centraal, and Rotterdam Centraal in around 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leuven to Utrecht via Brussel Noord Perron 6 and Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station in around 3 h 47 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 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 to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $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)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Mechelen to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
31 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 Brussel Noord Perron 6
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Leuven Station Perron 12 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels Airport to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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