How to travel from Düsseldorf to Leuven

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Travel Information between Düsseldorf and Leuven

distanceDistance92 miles (149 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $30
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $19 (€18) • 2 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $30 (€28) • 2 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 92 miles (149 km) to Leuven from Düsseldorf. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 13 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Düsseldorf to Leuven.

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Travel from Düsseldorf, Germany to Leuven, Belgium is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Leuven from Düsseldorf restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Leuven, Belgium from Düsseldorf?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Leuven, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 7/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Düsseldorf and Leuven closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Düsseldorf, Germany from Belgium is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Düsseldorf, Germany from Leuven, Belgium?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Düsseldorf from Leuven?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Düsseldorf, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 8/8/22. 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 Düsseldorf from Leuven here.

There are 4 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Leuven: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Leuven is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $19 (€18) compared to other travel options to Leuven:

A bus is $10 (€10) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Düsseldorf to Leuven costing on average $30 (€28).

The fastest way to get to Leuven from Düsseldorf is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 13 min.

Other travel options to Leuven can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 40 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 92 miles (149 km) from Düsseldorf to Leuven.

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Leuven is:

  • 5 buses a day.
  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Düsseldorf to Leuven 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 from Düsseldorf to Leuven:

  • Buses most often depart from Düsseldorf at Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße and arrive in Leuven at Leuven, Diestsepoort / Diestsevest.
  • Trains from Düsseldorf to Leuven most often leave from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Leuven.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Leuven by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Düsseldorf to Leuven tickets on Omio for $19 (€18).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Leuven. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Düsseldorf to Leuven tickets on Omio for $30 (€28).
Looking to extend your trip from Düsseldorf to Leuven? Many Omio customers who go from Düsseldorf to Leuven usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Brussels, Amsterdam or Antwerp. If you're looking to explore Brussels, Amsterdam or Antwerp from Leuven, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Düsseldorf 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 for this journey costs on average $19 (€18) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $30 (€28) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Düsseldorf 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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