Brussels to Leuven train

Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Leuven

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Cheapest

£7

Average

£7

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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09:12Brussels-Midi0h28 09:40Leuven
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£71One-way
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08:56Brussels-Midi0h28 09:24Leuven
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£71One-way
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09:15Brussels-Midi0h37 09:52Leuven
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£71One-way
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08:15Brussels-Midi0h37 08:52Leuven
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£71One-way
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09:44Brussels-Schuman0h31 10:15Leuven
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£71One-way

Train schedule Brussels to Leuven

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 June
08:12Brussels-Midi0h28 08:40Leuven
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08:15Brussels-Midi0h37 08:52Leuven
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08:56Brussels-Midi0h28 09:24Leuven
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09:12Brussels-Midi0h28 09:40Leuven
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09:15Brussels-Midi0h37 09:52Leuven
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09:44Brussels-Schuman0h31 10:15Leuven
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Fastest train times from Brussels to Leuven

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

28 m

Average

31 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

25 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Brussels for Leuven every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:12Brussels-Midi0h28 09:40Leuven
0 changes
£71One-way
Fastest
08:56Brussels-Midi0h28 09:24Leuven
0 changes
£71One-way
Fastest
08:12Brussels-Midi0h28 08:40Leuven
0 changes
£71One-way
09:44Brussels-Schuman0h31 10:15Leuven
0 changes
£71One-way
09:15Brussels-Midi0h37 09:52Leuven
0 changes
£71One-way

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Overview: Train from Brussels to Leuven

distanceDistance15 miles (24 km)
durationAverage train duration28 min
priceAverage train ticket price£7 (€8)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCB | IC or SNCB

Trains from Brussels to Leuven cover the 15 miles (24 km) long journey taking on average 28 min with our travel partners like SNCB | IC or SNCB. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £7, but the average price of train tickets is £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Leuven.

Train companies: SNCB trains Brussels to Leuven

Travel to Leuven from Brussels from £7 with Omio’s train partners SNCB! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

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SNCB is Belgium's main train company and offers First class or Second class tickets for your train between Brussels and Leuven.

It’s easy to book your SNCB train ticket from Brussels to Leuven online with Omio! Simply check the current SNCB train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Brussels and Leuven as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap SNCB train tickets online. Prices for SNCB trains from Brussels to Leuven start at £7 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 15 miles (24 km). If you search for SNCB trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the SNCB tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train from Brussels to Leuven. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Brussels to Leuven SNCB train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

Brussels to Leuven train information with SNCB:

  • Average Duration: 30 min
  • Average Price: £7
  • SNCB frequency: 50 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Brussels to Leuven

Travel by train 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 Brussels to Leuven.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Brussels and Leuven for the next 7 days starting from £7  one way.
The Brussels to Leuven train ticket price is on average £7  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
You should expect to travel around 15 miles (24 km)  from Brussels to Leuven by train.
While the time it takes to travel 15 miles (24 km) to Leuven from Brussels can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Brussels to Leuven is on average 28 min.

When taking the train to Leuven from Brussels, you can choose to depart from train stations like Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. Your trip can end in train stations such as Leuven and ZONE LEUVEN.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bruxelles-Midi   and arrive in Leuven.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Bruxelles-Midi, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre of Brussels.

The most popular arrival train station, Leuven, is located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre of Leuven.

If you're looking for trains from Brussels to Leuven, you can rely on SNCB | IC or SNCB to get you to Leuven. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Brussels to Leuven route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 50 direct trains per day from Brussels to Leuven with SNCB or SNCB | IC, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Brussels for Leuven is 50 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this route departs from Brussels at 06: 10. The last train leaves from Brussels at 21: 56. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Brussels to Leuven and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book Brussels to Leuven train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £7. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Brussels to Leuven. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
Leuven
Bruxelles-Midi is the most popular Brussels railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Brussels for your journey to Leuven.
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Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Bruxelles-Central
Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)

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