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There are 5 ways to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Leuven by plane, train, night bus, bus or car

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Fly  •  1h 27m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU

81€ - 255€

Cheapest option

Train via Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Bruxelles-Midi Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Leuven S2 / ...

42€ - 106€

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the train from Airport Charles de Gaulle to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Thalys
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Leuven S2 / ...

80€ - 106€

Night bus, line 358 bus  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the night bus from Roissy Charles de Gaulle to Bruxelles, Nord 400
  2. Take the line 358 bus from Brussel Noord Perron 6 to Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A 358 / ...

52€ - 71€

Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Leuven 195.2 miles

35€ - 55€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Leuven is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Leuven is to fly which costs 80€ - 260€ and takes 1h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Leuven. However, there are services departing from Roissy Charles de Gaulle and arriving at Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A via Brussel Noord Perron 6. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Leuven. However, there are services departing from Airport Charles de Gaulle and arriving at Leuven via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 12m.

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The distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) and Leuven is 258 km. The road distance is 312.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Leuven without a car is to train which takes 2h 12m and costs 75€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 1h 27m to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Leuven, including transfers.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Leuven bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Roissy Charles de Gaulle station.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Leuven train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Airport Charles de Gaulle station.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Leuven is to fly which takes 1h 27m and costs 80€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 2h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Leuven.
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  • Distance: 161.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 27m

What companies run services between Paris CDG Airport (CDG), France and Leuven, Belgium?

Brussels Airlines flies from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Leuven twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Leuven via Brussel-Zuid/Midi and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 2h 12m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 800€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Airport Charles de Gaulle to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
70€ - 100€
1st Class
100€ - 140€
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
75€ - 100€
1st Class
100€ - 140€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Leuven
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
belgiantrain.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
8€ - 12€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Night bus from Roissy Charles de Gaulle to Bruxelles, Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel Noord Perron 6 to Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Leuven bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Leuven Rector De Somerplein zone A station.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Leuven train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Leuven station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Leuven is 312 km. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Leuven.

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Brussels Airlines offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Brussels Airport.

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