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.
This is the last train of the day.
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9 h 23 m
13 h 7 m
Trains per day
Of the 4 trains that leave Zurich for Leuven every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||298 miles (480 km)|
|Average train duration||10 h 51 min|
|Average train ticket price||$60 (€57)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Zurich to Leuven cover the 298 miles (480 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 51 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $48 (€46), but the average price of train tickets is $60 (€57). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Leuven.
Travel to Leuven from Zurich from $48 (€46) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Zurich to Leuven train.
Travel by train between Zurich, Switzerland and Leuven, Belgium is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 10/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Zurich to Leuven closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from Belgium to Switzerland is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 10/3/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Leuven.
When departing from Zurich, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. When arriving in Leuven, you can end your trip in train stations like Leuven and ZONE LEUVEN.
Omio customers book a train from Zürich HB to Leuven most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Leuven, located 0.6 miles (1 km) away from the city center.
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