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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Leuven

distanceDistance103 miles (166 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $372
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 2 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $372 (€310) • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM or SNCB | IC

Travel 103 miles (166 km) by bus, flight or train from Amsterdam to Leuven. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, KLM or SNCB | IC among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Leuven.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Leuven, Belgium allowed?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Leuven, Belgium is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Netherlands enter Belgium?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Leuven from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Leuven, Belgium?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Belgium has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 12/1/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Leuven from Amsterdam.

Are there restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Leuven, Belgium due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Belgium is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Leuven restricted?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Amsterdam from Leuven?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 12/1/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from Leuven closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Amsterdam to Leuven?

There are 3 ways to travel from Amsterdam to Leuven including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Amsterdam to Leuven?

The cheapest way to go to Leuven from Amsterdam is by taking a bus, which costs on average $12 (€10).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Leuven:

A bus is $360 (€300) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Amsterdam to Leuven costing on average $372 (€310).

A bus is $32 (€27) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Amsterdam to Leuven costing on average $44 (€36).

What is the fastest way from Amsterdam to Leuven?

The fastest way to get to Leuven from Amsterdam is by flight with an average travel time of 45 min.

Other travel options to Leuven can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 46 min   on average.

How many miles from Amsterdam to Leuven would I travel?

The Amsterdam to Leuven distance is around 103 miles (166 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Amsterdam to Leuven?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Leuven is:

  • 8 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Leuven from Amsterdam as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Amsterdam to Leuven, what are the departure and arrival points in Amsterdam and Leuven?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Leuven:

  • Buses from Amsterdam to Leuven most often leave from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Leuven, Diestsepoort.
  • Trains from Amsterdam to Leuven most often leave from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Leuven.
Who can get me from Amsterdam to Leuven?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Leuven:

  • You can travel by bus to Leuven from Amsterdam with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Amsterdam to Leuven tickets for $12 (€10) on Omio.
  • You can go to Leuven from Amsterdam by plane with KLM. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $372 (€310) with KLM from Amsterdam to Leuven on Omio.
  • You can travel to Leuven from Amsterdam by train with SNCB | IC. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $44 (€36) with SNCB | IC from Amsterdam to Leuven.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Amsterdam to Leuven?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Amsterdam to Leuven often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Brussels, Antwerp or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Amsterdam and Leuven itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Leuven and any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket from Amsterdam to Leuven online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Amsterdam to Leuven, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $12 (€10) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $372 (€310) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $44 (€36) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Leuven tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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