How to get to Leuven from Bruges

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from Bruges to Leuven

How to get to Leuven from Bruges by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Bruges to Leuven is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Leuven from Bruges

distanceDistance68 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£23 - £5
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £5 • 2 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £23 • 1 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or PKP Intercity

Travel 68 miles by coach or train to Leuven from Bruges. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are FlixBus or PKP Intercity among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, ferry, flight or train from Bruges to Leuven.

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Find the best trip to Leuven from Bruges with FlixBus. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most popular journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    FAQs: Bruges to Leuven

    FAQs: Travel 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 Bruges to Leuven.

    You can get to Leuven from Bruges 2 different ways: coach or train.

    The cheapest way to go to Leuven from Bruges is by taking a coach, which costs on average £5.

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Bruges to Leuven:

    Taking a coach costs less than taking a ferry, which costs on average for the same trip.

    Taking a coach costs less than taking a flight, which costs on average for the same trip.

    A coach is £17 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Bruges to Leuven costing on average £23.

    The fastest way from Bruges to Leuven is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 24 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Leuven that take longer:

    Getting to Leuven by coach takes 2 h 50 min on average.

    The distance between Bruges and Leuven is around 68 miles.

    The average frequency per day from Bruges to Leuven is:

    • Around 1 coach per day.
    • Around 25 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Bruges to Leuven as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bruges to Leuven:

    • Coaches mostly depart from Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West and arrive in Leuven, Diestsepoort.
    • Trains most often depart from Bruges at Bruges and arrive in Leuven at Leuven.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bruges to Leuven:

    • You can travel by coach to Leuven from Bruges with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar, and you can find FlixBus Bruges to Leuven tickets for £5 on Omio.
    • You can travel between Bruges and Leuven by train with PKP Intercity, BSB or SNCB. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £23 with SNCB from Bruges to Leuven.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Bruges to Leuven with the following travel companies:

    • You can find 1 direct coach per day to take to Leuven with FlixBus.
    • You can find 21 direct trains per day to Leuven with SNCB.

    Direct services to Leuven tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

    Your journey from Bruges to Leuven doesn't have to end in Leuven. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris, Cologne or Antwerp. If you’d like to add Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris, Cologne or Antwerp to your Bruges to Leuven trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Leuven today!

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