There are 7 ways to get from Stuttgart to Leuven 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  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Liège-Guillemins Ice
  3. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Louvain Ic

$112 - $177

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim to Brussels, Brussels-North station N36

$35 - $61

5 alternative options

Bus Eurolines DE  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Bruxelles - North

$53 - $80

Drive  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Leuven 330 miles

$65 - $100

Fly from Stuttgart  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Brussels (BRU) STR - BRU

$77 - $246

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU

$126 - $331

Train to Strasbourg, fly  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Brussels (BRU) SXB - BRU

$134 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Leuven is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 10 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Leuven is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 290€ and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Leuven is 397 km. The road distance is 528 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Stuttgart to Leuven, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart to Leuven. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart and arriving at Leuven Dirk Boutslaan via Brussel Noord Perron 6. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Leuven. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Louvain via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Liege-Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

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What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Leuven, Belgium?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Leuven via Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Liège-Guillemins, and Liege-Guillemins in around 5 h 17 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Stuttgart to Leuven 3 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 9 h 9 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $80
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Louvain
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $21
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Stuttgart to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$50
High
$56
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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