Travel from Zürich to Leuven

Train, bus or fly from Zürich to Leuven?

FlexFlight ApS, Swiss and 2 other airlines fly from Zürich to Leuven every 3 hours. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Leuven hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 53 min. 4 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Zürich to Leuven

From Zürich HB train to Zurich airport, fly to Brussels airport, then train to Leuven. 3 h 55 min $151. From Zürich HB train to Basel, Bahnhof SBB, line 50 bus to Basel airport, fly to Brussels airport, then train to Leuven. 4 h 55 min $175. From Zürich HB train to Basel SBB, train to Köln Hbf, train to Liège-Guillemins, then train to Leuven. 8 h 40 min $282. From Zürich HB train to Mulhouse Ville, train to Luxembourg, train to Ottignies, then train to Leuven. 10 h 5 min $131. From Zurich bus to Brussel Noord Perron 6 then line 358 bus to Leuven Dirk Boutslaan. 12 h 6 min $80. From Zurich night bus to Hasselt then train to Leuven. 10 h 29 min $75. From Zürich drive to Leuven. 6 h 19 min $99.

How long does it take to get from Zürich to Leuven?

It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Zürich to Leuven.

Is there a direct train between Zürich and Leuven?

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Leuven. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Leuven via Basel SBB, Köln Hbf and Liège-Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

Is there a direct bus between Zürich and Leuven?

No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Leuven. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Leuven Dirk Boutslaan via Brussel Noord Perron 6. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 6 min.
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      • One-Way approx: USD $96 - $313
      • Duration: 3 h 55 min
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