Amsterdam to Leuven train

Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Leuven

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Cheapest

45

Average

49

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Thalys
11:15AMAmsterdam2h18 01:33PMLeuven
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451One-way
NS International
06:28AMAmsterdam2h45 09:13AMLeuven
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501One-way
NS International
07:28PMAmsterdam3h20 10:48PMLeuven
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501One-way
NS International
07:28AMAmsterdam2h45 10:13AMLeuven
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501One-way
NS International
02:28PMAmsterdam2h45 05:13PMLeuven
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501One-way

Train schedule from Amsterdam to Leuven

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, September 28
NS International
06:28AMAmsterdam2h45 09:13AMLeuven
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NS International
07:28AMAmsterdam2h45 10:13AMLeuven
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NS International
08:28AMAmsterdam2h45 11:13AMLeuven
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Thalys
11:15AMAmsterdam2h18 01:33PMLeuven
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NS International
02:28PMAmsterdam2h45 05:13PMLeuven
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NS International
07:28PMAmsterdam3h20 10:48PMLeuven
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Fastest train times from Amsterdam to Leuven

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Fastest Journey

2 h 18 m

Average

2 h 46 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

167 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Amsterdam for Leuven every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Thalys
11:15AMAmsterdam2h18 01:33PMLeuven
0 transfers
451One-way
NS International
06:28AMAmsterdam2h45 09:13AMLeuven
0 transfers
501One-way
NS International
07:28AMAmsterdam2h45 10:13AMLeuven
0 transfers
501One-way
NS International
02:28PMAmsterdam2h45 05:13PMLeuven
0 transfers
501One-way
NS International
08:28AMAmsterdam2h45 11:13AMLeuven
0 transfers
501One-way

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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Leuven

distanceDistance103 miles (166 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price$37 (€36)
frequencyTrain frequency19 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersThalys, Eurostar, NS International | IC or NS International

Trains from Amsterdam to Leuven cover the 103 miles (166 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 43 min with our travel partners like Thalys, Eurostar, NS International | IC or NS International. Normally, there are 19 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $26 (€25), but the average price of train tickets is $37 (€36). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Leuven.

Train companies: Thalys and Eurostar from Amsterdam to Leuven trains

Travel between Amsterdam and Leuven from $26 (€25) with Omio’s train partners Thalys and Eurostar! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Eurostar
Thalys

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in continental Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel to Leuven from Amsterdam in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train to Leuven from Amsterdam, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

Eurostar from Amsterdam to Leuven train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 35 min
  • Eurostar frequency: 2 a day

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Leuven from Amsterdam with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Thalys tickets from Amsterdam to Leuven are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with Thalys between Amsterdam and Leuven all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Thalys train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 103 miles (166 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the Thalys train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Amsterdam to Leuven routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Thalys Amsterdam to Leuven train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Thalys train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Leuven with Thalys!

Train information from Amsterdam to Leuven with Thalys:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 20 min
  • Thalys frequency: 9 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Amsterdam to Leuven

Travel by train to Leuven easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Leuven.
FAQs

Travel by train between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Leuven, Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Leuven from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Amsterdam?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Leuven, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

The above information was last checked on 9/12/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Leuven from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Leuven to Amsterdam is: Unrestricted

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Belgium?

Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Leuven?

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

Last checked on 9/26/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Amsterdam from Leuven here.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Amsterdam to Leuven to cost as little as $26 (€25)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Amsterdam to Leuven train price to come in at an average of $37 (€36)  one way.
The train distance from Amsterdam to Leuven is around 103 miles (166 km).
On average the Amsterdam to Leuven train time is 2 h 43 min  covering the 103 miles (166 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Amsterdam, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Amstel. When arriving in Leuven, you can end your journey in train stations like Leuven and ZONE LEUVEN.

Omio customers book a train from Amsterdam Centraal   to Leuven   most frequently for this route.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0.6 miles (916 m) from the city center of Amsterdam.

The most popular arrival train station, Leuven, is located 0.6 miles (1 km) away from the city center of Leuven.

For the trip from Amsterdam to Leuven you can take a train with Thalys, Eurostar, NS International | IC or NS International. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Amsterdam to Leuven on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
On average, there are 19 trains a day from Amsterdam to Leuven. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from Amsterdam to Leuven at 5: 28 AM   or take the last train from Amsterdam to Leuven leaving at 7: 28 PM. Look for the latest Amsterdam to Leuven train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
The price of a one way train ticket from Amsterdam to Leuven is on average $37 (€36) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Amsterdam and Leuven available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Leuven
Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your trip to Leuven.
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+31 302357822
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
Public transit options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet

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