How to travel from Leuven to Brussels

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Travel Information to Brussels from Leuven

distanceDistance15 miles (24 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$9 - $10
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $10 (€8) • 26 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or PKP Intercity

Take a train or bus to travel 15 miles (24 km) between Leuven and Brussels. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar or PKP Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Leuven to Brussels.

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from Leuven to Brussels

How to get from Leuven to Brussels by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
train

The best way to travel from Leuven to Brussels is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

SNCB | IC
09:34AM0h26
Leuven station
10:00AMBrussels-Midi
$111One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
SNCB | IC
09:34AM0h26
Leuven station
10:00AMBrussels-Midi
$111One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
SNCB | IC
09:34AM0h26
Leuven station
10:00AMBrussels-Midi
$111One-way
0 transfers
Other options
SNCB | IC
09:21AM0h28
Leuven station
09:49AMBrussels-Midi
$111One-way
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
09:08AM0h37
Leuven station
09:45AMBrussels-Midi
$111One-way
0 transfers
SNCB | IC
08:34AM0h26
Leuven station
09:00AMBrussels-Midi
$111One-way
0 transfers

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FAQs: Travel from Leuven to Brussels

FAQs: Travel to Brussels 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 Leuven to Brussels.
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There are 2 options to travel to Brussels from Leuven including taking a train or bus.

The cheapest way to go to Brussels from Leuven is by taking a bus, which costs on average $9 (€8).

This is compared to other ways of getting from Leuven to Brussels:

Taking a bus costs $1 (€1) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $10 (€8).

The fastest way to get to Brussels from Leuven is by train with an average travel time of 26 min.

Other travel options to Brussels take longer:

Taking a bus requires on average 45 min of travel time.

The distance from Leuven to Brussels is approximately 15 miles (24 km).

The average frequency per day from Leuven to Brussels is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 50 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Leuven, Diestsepoort and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Most travelers board their train from Leuven and arrive in Brussels-Midi.

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

  • You can travel to Brussels from Leuven by bus with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $9 (€8) with FlixBus from Leuven to Brussels.
  • You can travel from Leuven to Brussels by train with PKP Intercity, BSB, Regional or SNCB. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $10 (€8) with SNCB from Leuven to Brussels.

Yes, there are direct services available from Leuven to Brussels with the following travel companies:

  • Direct buses with FlixBus with 2 direct buses per day.
  • 33 direct trains per day with SNCB.

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

Many of our customers traveling from Leuven to Brussels don't make Brussels their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Brussels are Paris, Amsterdam, Bruges, London or Berlin, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Brussels to any of these top destinations today!

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