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.
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2 h 13 m
2 h 18 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Paris for Leuven every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||174 miles (281 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 8 min|
|Average train ticket price||$96 (€88)|
|Train frequency||14 a day|
|Train companies||SNCF | TGV INOUI or Thalys|
Trains from Paris to Leuven cover the 174 miles (281 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 8 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI or Thalys. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $58 (€54), but the average price of train tickets is $96 (€88). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Leuven.
Find the best trains from Paris to Leuven with Omio's travel partners Thalys from $58 (€54). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train between Paris and Leuven with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Thalys is one of the best options when traveling by train from Paris to Leuven. Omio quickly shows you current Thalys train schedules for the Paris - Leuven trip and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest route available. The distance between Paris and Leuven is around 174 miles (281 km) and the cheapest Thalys one-way ticket you can book starts at $58 (€54). As you check the latest Paris to Leuven train schedule from Thalys for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Leuven safely. If you search for Thalys tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Thalys ticket between Paris and Leuven so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!
Train information from Paris to Leuven with Thalys:
Travel by train between Paris, France and Leuven, Belgium is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 7/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Paris to Leuven closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from Belgium to France is: Fully open.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Requirements for reentering:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 8/8/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Leuven.
When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your route from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Leuven, you can end your trip in train stations like Leuven and ZONE LEUVEN.
Omio customers book a train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Leuven most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Leuven and need to travel approximately 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the train station to the city center in Leuven.
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