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There are 7 ways to get from Sopron to Leuven by train, plane, car, car train, bus or night train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, fly  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Sopron to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Brussels (BRU) VIE - BRU

84€ - 233€

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Train, bus  •  23h 11m

  1. Take the train from Sopron to Wien Hbf Rex / ...
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Brno, AN u hotelu Grand
  3. Take the bus from Brno Zvonarka to Brussels

69€ - 108€

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Train  •  12h 29m

  1. Take the train from Sopron to Wien Meidling Rex / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Liage-Guillemins Ice
  4. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Leuven Ic / ...

149€ - 241€

Drive, car train  •  14h 38m

  1. Drive from Sopron to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the car train from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Köln Messe/Deutz
  3. Drive from Köln Messe/Deutz to Leuven

111€ - 205€

Bus  •  21h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Sopron to Augsburg P+R Oberhausen Nord
  2. Take the bus from Augsburg to Brussels, Brussels-North station N136 / ...

114€ - 166€

Train, night train  •  16h 24m

  1. Take the train from Sopron to Wien Meidling Rex / ...
  2. Take the night train from Wien Meidling to Koeln Hbf Nj
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Liege-Guillemins Ice
  4. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Leuven Ic / ...

120€ - 181€

Drive  •  10h 10m

  1. Drive from Sopron to Leuven 705.7 miles

120€ - 190€

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The cheapest way to get from Sopron to Leuven is to train and bus which costs 22 000 Ft - 35 000 Ft and takes 23h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Sopron to Leuven is to train and fly which costs 27 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft and takes 6h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sopron to Leuven. However, there are services departing from Sopron and arriving at Leuven via Wien Meidling, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Liege-Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 29m.

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The distance between Sopron and Leuven is 931 km. The road distance is 1129.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sopron to Leuven without a car is to train which takes 12h 29m and costs 48 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6h 9m to get from Sopron to Leuven, including transfers.

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Sopron to Leuven train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Sopron station.

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The best way to get from Sopron to Leuven is to train which takes 12h 29m and costs 48 000 Ft - 80 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 36 000 Ft - 55 000 Ft and takes 21h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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Map of how to get from Sopron to Leuven.
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  • Distance: 582.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 9m

What companies run services between Sopron, Hungary and Leuven, Belgium?

You can take a train from Sopron to Leuven via Wien Meidling, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Liege-Guillemins in around 12h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sopron to Leuven via Augsburg P+R Oberhausen Nord, Augsburg Alpenhof, Augsburg Oberhausen Nord P+R, Augsburg, Brussels, Brussels-North station, and Brussel Noord Perron 6 in around 21h 50m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 420€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 420€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Sopron to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 19€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Sopron to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 19€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Liage-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Liage-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Sopron to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 19€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Sopron to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 18€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Meidling to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
80€ - 130€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Railjet
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Meidling to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
oebb.at
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Leuven
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
12€ - 18€
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Köln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
59€
Motorcycle
99€
Vehicle
109€
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Meidling to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
30€ - 50€
1st Class
50€ - 65€
Bus operators
Schlienz
Phone
0711-370 340
Email
info@schlienz-omnibus.de
Website
schlienz-omnibus.de
Bus from Sopron to Augsburg P+R Oberhausen Nord
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Schedules at
schlienz-omnibus.de
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 Augsburg to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Brno, AN u hotelu Grand
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
RegioJet
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Brno Zvonarka to Brussels
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Schedules at
elines.cz

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Yes, the driving distance between Sopron to Leuven is 1129 km. It takes approximately 10h 10m to drive from Sopron to Leuven.

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Ethiopian Airlines, Swiss, Brussels Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Brussels Airport.

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