How to travel from Zurich to Leuven

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Travel Information to Leuven from Zurich

distanceDistance298 miles (480 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$42 - $63
fastestFastest modeFlight • $63 (€60) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air Baltic or Deutsche Bahn

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

Travel Tips: Travel from Zurich to Leuven

Travel Tips: 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 Zurich to Leuven.

Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Leuven, Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Leuven from Zurich restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

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

  • 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 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Leuven from Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Zurich, Switzerland from Leuven, Belgium?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. 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 Zurich from Leuven here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Leuven from Zurich. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Leuven is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $42 (€40) compared to other travel options to Leuven:

A bus is generally $21 (€20) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $63 (€60) from Zurich to Leuven.

A bus is $19 (€18) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Zurich to Leuven costing on average $61 (€58).

The fastest way to get to Leuven from Zurich is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Leuven can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Leuven by bus can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 3 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Leuven is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and arrive in Leuven, Diestsepoort / Diestsevest.
  • Trains mostly depart from Zürich HB and arrive in Leuven.

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

  • You can go to Leuven from Zurich by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $42 (€40) with Flixbus from Zurich to Leuven on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Zurich to Leuven with Air Baltic. Cheap tickets can be found for $63 (€60) with Air Baltic from Zurich to Leuven.
  • You can travel between Zurich and Leuven by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $61 (€58) with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Leuven.
Many of our customers traveling from Zurich to Leuven don't make Leuven their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Leuven are Brussels, Amsterdam or Antwerp, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Leuven to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Zurich 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 $42 (€40) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $63 (€60) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $61 (€58) one way on average.

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

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