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Overview: Train from London to Leuven

distanceDistance213 miles (343 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$98 (€82)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEurostar

Trains from London to Leuven cover the 213 miles (343 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 9 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $90 (€75), but the average price of train tickets is $98 (€82). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Leuven.

Train providers: London to Leuven with Eurostar

Eurostar trains will get you between London and Leuven from $90 (€75). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Eurostar

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 from London to Leuven in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train between London and Leuven, 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).

Train information from London to Leuven with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 9 min
  • Average Price: $90
  • Eurostar frequency: 2 a day

These are Eurostar's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train to Leuven from London:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

Travel Tips: Trains from London to Leuven

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from London to Leuven?

Travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Leuven, Belgium is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Leuven from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • 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 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)

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: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between London and Leuven closer to your date of departure here

What restrictions are there on reentering United Kingdom from Leuven, Belgium?

Return travel from Belgium to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Leuven?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Leuven?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 1/23/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to London from Leuven.

What is the price of the cheapest train from London to Leuven?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Leuven from London for the next 7 days starting from $90 (€75)  one way.

How much does it cost to take a train from London to Leuven?

The train price to Leuven from London is on average $98 (€82)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.

How far is Leuven from London by train?

The London to Leuven train distance is approximately 213 miles (343 km).

What is the London to Leuven train travel time?

On average the London to Leuven train time is 2 h 9 min  covering the 213 miles (343 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What train station in London goes to Leuven? What train station do I come into Leuven from London?

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your route from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When arriving in Leuven, you can end your route in train stations like Leuven and ZONE LEUVEN.

Omio customers book a train from London Victoria   to Leuven   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in London? Where is the train station in Leuven?

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Leuven and need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (1 km) from the train station to the city center in Leuven.

Which train companies can take me to Leuven from London?

For the trip from London to Leuven you can take a train with Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from London to Leuven on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services per day are there to Leuven from London?

The average number of trains departing London for Leuven is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When can I take the first train from London to Leuven? When can I take the last train for the day?

The earliest train departing from London to Leuven leaves at 11: 04 AM. The last train departing from London to Leuven leaves at 3: 04 PM. You can find the latest London to Leuven train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I book train tickets between London and Leuven for the best deals?

If you book a train ticket from London to Leuven within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $98 (€82) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between London and Leuven are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Leuven
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Leuven.
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Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139