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Train Information to Leuven from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance182 miles (294 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price$50 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven cover the 182 miles (294 km) long route taking on average 4 h 47 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $40 (€34), but the average price of train tickets is $50 (€42). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Leuven.

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Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect trip between Frankfurt am Main and Leuven with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules between Frankfurt am Main and Leuven and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Leuven by DB is 182 miles (294 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket between Frankfurt am Main and Leuven is $40 (€34).

DB is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Frankfurt am Main and Leuven:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

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Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Leuven, Belgium allowed?

Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Leuven, Belgium by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Belgium from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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

When traveling in Belgium, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/1/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Leuven from Frankfurt am Main before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Germany from Leuven, Belgium?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Leuven to Frankfurt am Main is: Partially open

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

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

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

Last checked on 12/3/21. 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 Frankfurt am Main from Leuven here.

How much are cheap trains between Frankfurt am Main and Leuven?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Leuven for as low as $40 (€34)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Frankfurt am Main and Leuven?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $50 (€42)  for a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven.
How far is it from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven by train?
You should expect to travel around 182 miles (294 km)  from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven by train.
How long is a train from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven on average?
On average the Frankfurt am Main to Leuven train travel time is 4 h 47 min  for the 182 miles (294 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven, which train station in Frankfurt am Main do I depart from and which train station in Leuven do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Frankfurt am Main, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. When you arrive in Leuven, your train can arrive in train stations including Leuven and ZONE LEUVEN.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf   to Leuven.

Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main? Where is the train station in Leuven?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, is located 6.7 miles (10.8 km) from the city center of Frankfurt am Main.

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

Which train providers should I travel with from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven?
For the best Frankfurt am Main to Leuven train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Leuven from Frankfurt am Main to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services are there from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven a day?
The average number of trains departing Frankfurt am Main for Leuven is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven? When is the last train from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven?
The earliest train for this route departs from Frankfurt am Main at 5: 28 AM. The last train leaves from Frankfurt am Main at 7: 06 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I book the Frankfurt am Main to Leuven train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Leuven within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $50 (€42) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Leuven
Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf is the most popular Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main for your trip to Leuven.