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Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven

distanceDistance182 miles (294 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$15 - $148
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€13) • 6 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $148 (€128) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Brussels Airlines or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 182 miles (294 km) to Leuven from Frankfurt am Main. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Brussels Airlines or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven.

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from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven

How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven by train, bus or flight.

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bus

The best way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
05:15AM6h40
Frankfurt am Main
11:55AMLeuven
$261One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
05:15AM6h40
Frankfurt am Main
11:55AMLeuven
$261One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
FlixBus
05:35AM6h20
Frankfurt am Main
11:55AMLeuven
$291One-way
0 transfers

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FlixBus, Deutsche Bahn and Brussels Airlines will get you from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel 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 Frankfurt am Main to Leuven travel.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Brussels Airlines is Belgium’s leading airline. Check the ticket fares for your travel to Leuven from Frankfurt am Main: Economy Classic, Economy Flex and Business.

        FAQs: Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven

        FAQs: Travel 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 Frankfurt am Main to Leuven.
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        There are 3 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $15 (€13) compared to other travel options to Leuven:

        Taking a bus costs $133 (€115) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $148 (€128) for the same trip.

        A bus is $38 (€33) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven costing on average $53 (€46).

        The quickest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Leuven is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Bus takes 6 h 20 min on average.

        Taking a train requires on average 3 h 14 min of travel time.

        The Frankfurt am Main to Leuven distance is around 182 miles (294 km).

        The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven is:

        • 1 bus a day.
        • Around 7 trains per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Frankfurt am Main and Leuven as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven:

        • Buses most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen Frankfurt (Terminal 1 - Busparkplatz P36) and arrive in Leuven at Leuven, Diestsepoort.
        • Trains most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt am Main Flughafen and arrive in Leuven at Leuven.

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

        • You can travel to Leuven from Frankfurt am Main by bus with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar, Ourbus or Croatia Bus d. O. O. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $15 (€13) with FlixBus from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven.
        • You can travel by plane between Frankfurt am Main and Leuven with Brussels Airlines, and you can find Brussels Airlines Frankfurt am Main to Leuven tickets for $332 (€287) on Omio.
        • You can travel from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $53 (€46) with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven.

        Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven with the following travel companies:

        • You can check for a direct bus to Leuven with FlixBus with 1 direct bus per day.

        Direct services to Leuven tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

        Omio customers who travel from Frankfurt am Main to Leuven often also extend their vacation to go to Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris, Cologne or Antwerp. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Leuven and these popular destinations at a great price.

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