There are 5 ways to get from Leuven to Waterloo by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Louvain to Waterloo S9 / ...

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Leuven to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Bruxelles Midi to Waterloo Eglise W / ...

$4 - $7

3 alternative options

Train via Bruxelles-Midi  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Louvain to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Waterloo S1

$10 - $16

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leuven to Waterloo 24.6 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Waterloo 24.6 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Waterloo is to bus which costs 3€ - 6€ and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leuven to Waterloo is to taxi which costs 80€ - 100€ and takes 27 min.

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The distance between Leuven and Waterloo is 28 km. The road distance is 39.4 km.

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The train from Louvain to Waterloo takes 1 h 11 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leuven to Waterloo. However, there are services departing from Leuven and arriving at Waterloo Eglise via Bruxelles Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Louvain and arriving at Waterloo. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 11 min.

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What companies run services between Leuven, Belgium and Waterloo, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Leuven to Waterloo hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leuven to Waterloo via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and Bruxelles Midi in around 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Louvain to Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Louvain to 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
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Waterloo
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$7 - $11
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Leuven to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Ouibus
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from Bruxelles Midi to Waterloo Eglise
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
infotec.be
Other operators
Taxi from Leuven to Waterloo
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Limostar
Phone
+32 2 512 01 01
Website
limostar.be

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