Paris to Leuven train

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Leuven

Showing times and prices for 28 May

Cheapest

£41

Average

£73

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.

SNCF | TGV INOUI
02:46PMParis1h57 04:43PMLeuven
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£411One-way
SNCF | TGV INOUI
03:46PMParis1h57 05:43PMLeuven
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£441One-way
SNCF | TGV INOUI
03:45PMParis1h58 05:43PMLeuven
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£491One-way
SNCF | TGV INOUI
04:46PMParis1h57 06:43PMLeuven
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£681One-way
Thalys
10:25AMParis2h15 12:40PMLeuven
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£901One-way

Train schedule Paris to Leuven

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 28 May
Thalys
06:55Paris2h29 09:24Leuven
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Thalys
07:55Paris2h29 10:24Leuven
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Thalys
09:25Paris2h15 11:40Leuven
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Thalys
10:25Paris2h15 12:40Leuven
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SNCF | TGV INOUI
14:46Paris1h57 16:43Leuven
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SNCF | TGV INOUI
15:45Paris1h58 17:43Leuven
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SNCF | TGV INOUI
15:46Paris1h57 17:43Leuven
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SNCF | TGV INOUI
16:46Paris1h57 18:43Leuven
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Fastest train times from Paris to Leuven

Showing times and prices for 28 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 57 m

Average

2 h 9 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

281 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Paris for Leuven every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

SNCF | TGV INOUI
15:46Paris1h57 17:43Leuven
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£441One-way
SNCF | TGV INOUI
14:46Paris1h57 16:43Leuven
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£411One-way
SNCF | TGV INOUI
16:46Paris1h57 18:43Leuven
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£681One-way
SNCF | TGV INOUI
15:45Paris1h58 17:43Leuven
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£491One-way
Thalys
09:25Paris2h15 11:40Leuven
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£971One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to Leuven

distanceDistance174 miles (281 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price£81 (€91)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TGV INOUI or Thalys

Trains from Paris to Leuven cover the 174 miles (281 km) long route taking on average 2 h 5 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI or Thalys. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £33, but the average price of train tickets is £81. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Leuven.

Train companies: Thalys trains Paris to Leuven

Buy your official Thalys train tickets from Paris to Leuven from £33 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

Thalys

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Paris to Leuven with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Thalys from Paris to Leuven for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Thalys train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Paris to Leuven train with Thalys (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Paris - Leuven trip and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Paris to Leuven by train is 174 miles (281 km). You can book tickets for this Thalys train for as low as £33 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Thalys tickets from Paris to Leuven in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Thalys Paris - Leuven train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

  • Average Price: £33

Travel Tips: Trains from Paris to Leuven

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FAQs

Travel between Paris, France and Leuven, Belgium by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter Belgium from France?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Leuven, Belgium?

All travellers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 26/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Paris and Leuven as this information can change.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Leuven to Paris is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Belgium?

Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Leuven?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 26/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Leuven to Paris train here.

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Paris to Leuven for the next 7 days starting from £33  one way.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paris to Leuven train to cost on average £81  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Leuven from Paris via train to be approximately 174 miles (281 km).
On average the Paris to Leuven train time is 2 h 5 min  covering the 174 miles (281 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Leuven, you can end your route in train stations like Leuven and ZONE LEUVEN.

Omio customers book a train from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Leuven   most frequently for this route.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Leuven most often arrive at Leuven and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from this train station to the city centre.

For the trip from Paris to Leuven you can take a train with SNCF | TGV INOUI or Thalys. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Paris and Leuven on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Paris for Leuven is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Paris at 06: 01. The last train leaves from Paris at 18: 22. Check Omio for the latest train times from Paris to Leuven and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase a train ticket from Paris to Leuven within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £81 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Leuven from Paris are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Leuven
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your journey to Leuven.
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+33 184943635
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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+33 890640650
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C

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