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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1 h 35 m
1 h 48 m
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It's difficult to get from Rotterdam to Leuven without changing at least once.
|Distance||72 miles (116 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 2 min|
|Average train ticket price||£27 (€30)|
|Train frequency||21 a day|
|Train providers||Eurostar, NS International | IC, NS International or Thalys|
Trains from Rotterdam to Leuven cover the 72 miles (116 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 2 min with our travel partners like Eurostar, NS International | IC, NS International or Thalys. Normally, there are 21 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £16, but the average price of train tickets is £27. Travellers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Leuven.
You can travel by train to Leuven from Rotterdam with Thalys and Eurostar for as low as £16. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Rotterdam to Leuven with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Are you making plans to travel from Rotterdam to Leuven? Why not take a train with Thalys? Omio can show you current Thalys train times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Rotterdam to Leuven trains all in one place. On the Thalys train, you can expect to travel 72 miles (116 km) from Rotterdam to Leuven. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Rotterdam to Leuven, you can quickly see if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way Thalys train between Rotterdam and Leuven, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!
Thalys from Rotterdam to Leuven train information:
Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel to Leuven from Rotterdam in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train to Leuven from Rotterdam, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).
Train information from Rotterdam to Leuven with Eurostar:
Travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Leuven, Belgium by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Rotterdam and Leuven as this information can change.
Return travel from Belgium to Netherlands is: Fully open.
Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 27/06/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Rotterdam from Leuven.
When taking the train between Rotterdam and Leuven, you can choose to depart from train stations like Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak. Your route can end in train stations such as Leuven and ZONE LEUVEN.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Leuven.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Rotterdam Centraal and need to travel around 0.6 miles (875 m) 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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