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Zurich to Leuven with Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn will get you between Zurich and Leuven at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

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.

    These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Zurich and Leuven:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Normal conditions apply

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Zurich to Leuven
    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.
    Is cross-border travel by train between Zurich, Switzerland and Leuven, Belgium allowed?

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

    Can I enter Belgium from Switzerland?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
    • 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 issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

    What are the safety rules to follow in Leuven, Belgium?

    All travelers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Zurich to Leuven as this information can change.

    What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Leuven, Belgium?

    Return travel from Belgium to Switzerland is: Partially open.

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

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

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
    • Tests performed on days 4 and 7 of quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Health declaration required
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

    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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    Last checked on 11/29/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Leuven.

    How many miles is it from Zurich to Leuven by train?
    The Zurich to Leuven train distance is approximately 298 miles (480 km).
    Which train station from Zurich to Leuven do I depart from? Which Leuven train station from Zurich do I arrive in?

    When taking a train from Zurich, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. When you arrive in Leuven, your train can arrive in train stations including Leuven and ZONE LEUVEN.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Zürich HB   to Leuven.

    Where do I find the Zurich train station to Leuven? Where is the Leuven train station?

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Zürich HB, located approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center of Zurich. The most popular arrival train station in Leuven, called Leuven, is located around 0.6 miles (1 km) away from its city center.

    Which train companies can get me from Zurich to Leuven?
    For the best Zurich to Leuven train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Zurich and Leuven to compare what amenities they may offer.
    How many train services are there from Zurich to Leuven a day?
    On average, there are 2 trains a day from Zurich to Leuven. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When can I take the first train from Zurich to Leuven? When can I take the last train for the day?
    The earliest train for this journey departs from Zurich at 10: 08 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.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    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.