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.
This is the last train of the day.
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1 h 57 m
2 h 9 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||174 miles (281 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 5 min|
|Average train ticket price||£81 (€91)|
|Train frequency||8 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 8 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||SNCF | 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.
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 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!
Travel between Paris, France and Leuven, Belgium by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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
Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
What are the entry requirements?
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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