How to travel from Dortmund to Leuven

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Travel Information from Dortmund to Leuven

distanceDistance127 miles (205 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $64
fastestFastest modeTrain • $64 (€60) • 4 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 127 miles (205 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Dortmund to Leuven. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Dortmund to Leuven.

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International travel from Dortmund, Germany to Leuven, Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Belgium if coming from Germany?

Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Leuven if traveling from Dortmund?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Leuven, Belgium due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Belgium must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Dortmund to Leuven.

The restriction level for your return to Dortmund, Germany from Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Dortmund from Leuven restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany 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 Germany was last checked on 11/6/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Dortmund from Leuven closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel from Dortmund to Leuven including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Dortmund and Leuven is by taking a flight with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options to Leuven:

A flight is $34 (€32) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Dortmund to Leuven costing on average $36 (€34).

Taking a flight is about $61 (€58) less than taking a train, which costs on average $64 (€60) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Leuven from Dortmund is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 13 min.

Other travel options to Leuven can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Leuven by bus can take on average 7 h 25 min.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

You should expect to travel around 127 miles (205 km) between Dortmund and Leuven.

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Leuven is:

  • Around 5 buses per day.
  • Around 13 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Dortmund to Leuven:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf and arrive in Leuven, Diestsepoort / Diestsevest.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Dortmund to Leuven depart from Dortmund Hbf to Leuven.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Dortmund to Leuven, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Leuven by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Dortmund to Leuven for $36 (€34).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Leuven by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Dortmund to Leuven for $64 (€60).
Omio customers who travel from Dortmund to Leuven often also extend their vacation to go to Brussels, Amsterdam or Antwerp. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Leuven and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Dortmund to Leuven, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $36 (€34) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $2 (€2) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $64 (€60) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Dortmund to Leuven online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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