How to travel from Leuven to Zurich

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from Leuven to Zurich

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

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

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Travel Information from Leuven to Zurich

distanceDistance298 miles (480 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$32 - $67
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€28) • 17 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $46 (€40) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 298 miles (480 km) to Zurich from Leuven. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Leuven to Zurich.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Find the best route to Zurich from Leuven with FlixBus, Deutsche Bahn and Eurowings. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel to Zurich from Leuven. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next travel between Leuven and Zurich.

        FAQs: Travel from Leuven to Zurich

        FAQs: Travel to Zurich 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 Zurich.

        There are 3 ways to get from Leuven to Zurich: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel to Zurich from Leuven is a bus with an average price of $32 (€28).

        This is compared to other travel options from Leuven to Zurich:

        A bus is $14 (€12) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $46 (€40) from Leuven to Zurich.

        Taking a bus costs $35 (€31) less than taking a train, which costs on average $67 (€58) for the same trip.

        The fastest way from Leuven to Zurich is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

        There are alternative travel options to Zurich that take longer:

        Getting to Zurich by bus takes 17 h 20 min on average.

        Train takes 7 h 31 min on average.

        The distance is approximately 298 miles (480 km) from Leuven to Zurich.

        The average frequency per day from Leuven to Zurich is:

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

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Leuven and Zurich 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 when traveling from Leuven to Zurich:

        • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Leuven to Zurich depart from Leuven, Diestsepoort to Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).
        • Most travelers board their train from Leuven and arrive in Zürich Hbf.

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

        • You can travel by bus to Zurich from Leuven with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find FlixBus Leuven to Zurich tickets for $32 (€28) on Omio.
        • You can travel by plane from Leuven to Zurich with Eurowings, TUIfly or SWISS, and you can find Eurowings Leuven to Zurich tickets for $46 (€40) on Omio.
        • You can travel from Leuven to Zurich by train with Deutsche Bahn or TGV INOUI. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $67 (€58) with Deutsche Bahn from Leuven to Zurich.

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

        • Direct bus available with BlaBlaCar Bus 1 direct bus per day.

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

        Your trip from Leuven to Zurich doesn't have to end in Zurich. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan, Munich, Vienna or Lucerne. If you’d like to add Paris, Milan, Munich, Vienna or Lucerne to your Leuven to Zurich tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Zurich today!

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