|Distance||263 miles (424 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||$71 - $326|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $71 (€65) • 14 h 10 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $326 (€300) • 2 h 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 263 miles (424 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Leuven from Basel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $71 (€65). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Basel to Leuven.
Travel between Basel, Switzerland and Leuven, Belgium is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of entry into Belgium:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Belgium has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 7/28/22. 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 from Basel to Leuven.
The current restriction level for returning to Basel, Switzerland from Belgium is: Fully open.
Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 8/3/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Basel from Leuven here.
There are 4 travel options from Basel to Leuven: bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to go to Leuven from Basel is by taking a bus, which costs on average $71 (€65).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Leuven:
Taking a bus is about $255 (€235) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $326 (€300) for this route.
Taking a bus is usually $9 (€9) less than taking a train to Leuven, which costs on average $80 (€74) for the same trip.
The fastest way from Basel to Leuven is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 55 min.
There are alternative travel options to Leuven that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 14 h 10 min of travel time.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 13 min of travel time.
Leuven is approximately 263 miles (424 km) away from Basel.
The average frequency per day from Basel to Leuven is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Leuven from Basel as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Basel to Leuven:
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