Zurich to Leuven train

Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Leuven

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Cheapest

58

Average

79

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.

Deutsche Bahn
11:08AMZurich9h23 08:31PMLeuven
0 transfers
581One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:37PMZurich14h53 05:30AMLeuven
0 transfers
641One-way
Deutsche Bahn
01:59PMZurich15h03 05:02AMLeuven
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981One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:59PMZurich13h12 06:11AMLeuven
0 transfers
981One-way

Train schedule from Zurich to Leuven

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Deutsche Bahn
11:08AMZurich9h23 08:31PMLeuven
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Deutsche Bahn
01:59PMZurich15h03 05:02AMLeuven
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Deutsche Bahn
02:37PMZurich14h53 05:30AMLeuven
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Deutsche Bahn
04:59PMZurich13h12 06:11AMLeuven
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Fastest train times from Zurich to Leuven

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Fastest Journey

9 h 23 m

Average

13 h 7 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

481 km

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.

Deutsche Bahn
11:08AMZurich9h23 08:31PMLeuven
0 transfers
581One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:59PMZurich13h12 06:11AMLeuven
0 transfers
981One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:37PMZurich14h53 05:30AMLeuven
0 transfers
641One-way
Deutsche Bahn
01:59PMZurich15h03 05:02AMLeuven
0 transfers
981One-way

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Leuven

distanceDistance298 miles (480 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price$60 (€57)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche 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.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Leuven trains

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

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.

  • Average Price: $48

Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich to Leuven

Travel Tips: Travel by train 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 Zurich to Leuven.
FAQs

Travel by train between Zurich, Switzerland and Leuven, Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Leuven from Zurich restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

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.

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

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

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

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.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Zurich to Leuven trains for as little as $48 (€46)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Zurich to Leuven train price to come in at an average of $60 (€57)  one way.
The distance to Leuven from Zurich by train is approximately 298 miles (480 km).
While the time it takes to travel 298 miles (480 km) to Leuven from Zurich can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Zurich to Leuven train journey time is on average 10 h 51 min.

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.

For the journey from Zurich to Leuven you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Zurich to Leuven on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Zurich for Leuven is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this route departs from Zurich at 8: 59 AM. The last train leaves from Zurich at 11: 08 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Zurich to Leuven and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase a train ticket from Zurich to Leuven within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $60 (€57) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Zurich and Leuven are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your trip to Leuven.

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