Trains Ghent to Leuven: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Ghent to Leuven?

Prices will vary when you travel from Ghent to Leuven. On average, though, you'll pay about $ 12.35 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $ 11.29, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

Ghent to Leuven by train

Best price $ 11.29
Journey duration 1 h 48 min
Connections per day 399
First departure 01:54
Last departure 00:49
Distance 44.1 mi
Departure Ghent
Arrival Leuven
Carriers Belgianrail, SNCF, SNCB

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How long is the journey from Ghent to Leuven by train?

The distance between Ghent and Leuven is around 44.7 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 1 h 48 min. However, the fastest routes between Ghent and Leuven take 1 h 9 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do departures from Ghent to Leuven leave?

In general, the first departure of the night will leave Ghent at 01:54, and the last departure will leave at 00:49. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Ghent to Leuven can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations can I use on the Ghent to Leuven route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Ghent and Leuven. You can start your journey in Ghent at stations such as Gent-Sint-Pieters, Tronchiennes / Drongen, Merelbeke, Gent Dampoort B2 [De Lijn], Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters, Wondelgem Station [De Lijn], Drongen, Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort, Wondelgem and Drongen Brug [De Lijn]. These connect to stations including Louvain / Leuven, Wijgmaal, Heverlee, Heverlee Station [De Lijn] and HEVERLEE Station [TEC] in Leuven. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Ghent to Leuven.

How many times a day do journeys run from Ghent to Leuven?

You will be able to travel from Ghent to Leuven using companies such as Belgianrail and SNCB. Combined, these providers offer an average of 399 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 399 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Ghent to Leuven using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 12 direct connections from Ghent to Leuven each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 387 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.


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