Mechelen to Leuven train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Mechelen to Leuven

Showing times and prices for Jun 25

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

25 m

Average

28 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

23 km

Cheap train tickets from Mechelen to start from $8 with an average ticket price of $8.

The fastest train from Mechelen to takes 25m in comparison to an average duration of 28m and covers a distance of 23 km.

5 trains that leave Mechelen for every day with 5 travelling directly.

SNCB | IC
07:08AM0h29
Mechelen
07:37AMLeuven
$81One-way
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
04:02PM0h30
Mechelen
04:32PMLeuven
$81One-way
0 transfers
SNCB
07:22AM0h31
Mechelen
07:53AMLeuven
$81One-way
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
01:08PM0h25
Mechelen
01:33PMLeuven
$81One-way
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
03:08PM0h25
Mechelen
03:33PMLeuven
$81One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Mechelen to Leuven

distanceDistance14 miles (22 km)
durationAverage train duration24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$8 (€7)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersRegional, PKP Intercity or SNCB

Trains from Mechelen to Leuven cover the 14 miles (22 km) long journey taking on average 24 min with our travel partners like Regional, PKP Intercity or SNCB. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $8 (€7), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $8 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Mechelen and arrive in Leuven.

Train providers: Regional, PKP Intercity and SNCB from Mechelen to Leuven trains

For as little as $8 (€7) you can travel by train between Mechelen and Leuven with Regional, PKP Intercity and SNCB. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

SNCB is the national railway company of Belgium with train tickets to Leuven from Mechelen. It operates a wide range of trains, including Intercity, Interregio, EuroCity, Thalys, and ICE International. Intercity trains are the most frequent and offer the fastest connections between major cities. Interregio trains are slower and offer more stops. EuroCity trains are international services that connect Belgium with other European countries. Thalys trains are high-speed services that connect Belgium with France, Germany, and the Netherlands. ICE International trains are international services that connect Belgium with Germany and the Netherlands. SNCB offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for SNCB are Brussels to Antwerp, Brussels to Bruges, Brussels to Ghent, and Brussels to Liege.

Train information from Mechelen to Leuven with SNCB:

  • Average Duration: 29 min
  • Cheapest Price: $8
  • SNCB frequency: 25 a day

FAQs: Trains from Mechelen to Leuven

FAQs: Travel by train from Mechelen 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 Mechelen to Leuven.
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Cheap train tickets from Mechelen to Leuven can start from as little as $8 (€7) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Mechelen to Leuven is $8 (€7); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Mechelen and Leuven is on average 24 min   for the 14 mile (22 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Leuven from Mechelen by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Mechelen to Leuven leaves at 4: 48 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Mechelen to Leuven leaves at 7: 48 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Mechelen to Leuven without having to change trains with SNCB. There are 10 direct trains from Mechelen to Leuven each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the route from Mechelen to Leuven you can take a train with Regional, PKP Intercity or SNCB. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Mechelen and Leuven on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 48 PM.

When departing from Mechelen, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Mechelen and Mechelen-Nekkerspoel. When arriving in Leuven, you can end your trip in train stations like Leuven and Leuven.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Mechelen, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Leuven, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Leuven from Mechelen is worth doing with a journey time of 24 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Mechelen to Leuven is January.
Yes, you can take a train between Mechelen and Leuven.

Important Stations and Airports in Mechelen and Leuven

Mechelen
Leuven
Mechelen is the most popular Mechelen 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 Mechelen for your trip to Leuven.
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