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Leuven to Brussels by train

The journey from Leuven to Brussels by train is 15.51 mi and takes 0 hr 30 min. There are 28 connections per day, with the first departure at 9:21 AM and the last at 11:08 PM. It is possible to travel from Leuven to Brussels by train for as little as $8.70 or as much as $9.34. The best price for this journey is $8.70.

Lowest Price$8.70
Journey Duration0 hr 30 min
Connection per Day28
Lowest Price$8.70
Highest Price$9.34
First Departure9:21 AM
Last Departure11:08 PM
Distance15.51 mi
DepartureLeuven
ArrivalBrussels
CarriersRegional Exprés, DB - Intercity

Leuven to Brussels Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, May 25, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Leuven to Brussels?

On average, a train ticket from Leuven to Brussels will cost you $8.89. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $8.70. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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The prices for train tickets from Leuven to Brussels vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $8.89. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long will it take me to travel from Leuven to Brussels by train?

The journey between Leuven and Brussels by train is approximately 15.51 mi. It will take you more or less 0 hr 30 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Leuven and Brussels by train usually takes 0 hr 30 min to cover a distance of 15.51 mi. The shortest journey from Leuven to Brussels will take you 0 hr 14 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Brussels quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

At what time of the day can I travel from Leuven to Brussels?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Leuven at 9:21 AM, and the last departure will leave at 11:08 PM. 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 Leuven to Brussels 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. The first journey of the night departs from Leuven at 9:21 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 11:08 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Leuven and Brussels. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations are used when traveling from Leuven to Brussels?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Leuven and Brussels. You can start your journey in Leuven at stations such as Leuven, Station. These connect to stations including Brussels Central Station,Brussels - Nord,Bruxelles Heysel,Brussels - Midi,Brussels, Brussels South (Avenue Fonsny/Eurolines),Watermael,Brussels Airport - Zaventem,Brussels Congres in Brussels. 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 Leuven to Brussels.

How many daily journeys are there from Leuven to Brussels?

You will be able to travel from Leuven to Brussels using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 28 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 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Leuven to Brussels 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, 28 direct connections from Leuven to Brussels each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 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. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Leuven to Brussels. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Leuven to Brussels
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Leuven to Brussels.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Leuven to Brussels, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Leuven to Brussels.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Leuven to Brussels

The cheapest Leuven - Brussels train tickets can be found for as low as $5.50 if you’re lucky, or $6.82 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $8.53.

Find the best day to travel to Brussels by train

When travelling to Brussels by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Leuven to Brussels

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by DB - Intercity when traveling from Leuven to Brussels.

Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board DB - Intercity and Regional from Leuven to Brussels
Compare services on board when travelling from Leuven to Brussels by train.
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Leuven to Brussels CO2 Emissions by Train

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1.75kg
Bus
1.87kg
Flight
4.99kg
Car
3.99kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Leuven to Brussels by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Leuven and Brussels are 1.75kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Leuven and Brussels? By taking the train between Leuven and Brussels you will save 3.24kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.12kg compared to a bus and 2.24kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Leuven to Brussels?
A train ticket from Leuven to Brussels is $8.89. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $8.70.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Leuven to Brussels?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Leuven to Brussels is $8.70. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Leuven and Brussels by train?
Leuven to Brussels is 15.51 mi.
How long does the train between Leuven and Brussels take?
Leuven to Brussels is on average 0 hr 30 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 14 min.
Which companies operate from Leuven to Brussels?
The train journey from Leuven to Brussels is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Regional Exprés, DB - Intercity and Regional.
How many train connections per day go from Leuven to Brussels?
Leuven to Brussels has 28 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Leuven to Brussels leave?
The earliest train from Leuven to Brussels departs at 9:21 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Leuven to Brussels depart?
The latest train from Leuven to Brussels departs at 11:08 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Leuven to Brussels in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $8.70 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Leuven to Brussels?
There are on average 28 direct connection(s) from Leuven to go to Brussels.
What's the fastest journey time between Leuven to Brussels by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Leuven and Brussels is 0 hr 14 min.
Is there a direct train from Leuven to Brussels?
Yes, there is a direct train between Leuven and Brussels.
What are the CO2 emissions for Leuven to Brussels by train?
The train journey from Leuven to Brussels creates 1.75kg of CO2 emissions.

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