How to get to Leuven from Ghent

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from Ghent to Leuven

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

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

Ghent St Pieters
11:23Leuven station
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11:40Leuven station
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11:44Leuven station
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12:23Leuven station
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Travel Information between Ghent and Leuven

distanceDistance44 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£4 - £12
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £4 • 2 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £12 • 58 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or PKP Intercity

Take a train or coach to travel 44 miles to Leuven from Ghent. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar or PKP Intercity among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Ghent to Leuven.

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Travel on FlixBus travel to Leuven from Ghent at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    FAQs: Ghent 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 Ghent to Leuven.

    There are 2 ways to get from Ghent to Leuven: train or coach.

    The cheapest way to travel between Ghent and Leuven is a coach with an average price of £4.

    This is compared to other travel options from Ghent to Leuven:

    A coach is £9 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Ghent to Leuven costing on average £12.

    The quickest way to travel between Ghent and Leuven is by train, which takes on average 58 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Coach takes on average 2 h.

    You should expect to travel around 44 miles from Ghent to Leuven.

    The average frequency per day from Ghent to Leuven is:

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

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Ghent and Leuven as scheduled services by train or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

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

    • Coaches mostly leave from Gent, Ghent and tend to arrive in Leuven, Diestsepoort.
    • Trains from Ghent to Leuven most often leave from Ghent St Pieters and arrive in Leuven.

    The following travel companies offer services from Ghent to Leuven:

    • BlaBlaCar or FlixBus can get you to Leuven by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with FlixBus from Ghent to Leuven for £4 on Omio.
    • PKP Intercity, BSB or SNCB can take you to Leuven by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCB from Ghent to Leuven for £13.

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

    • You can find 1 direct coach per day to Leuven with FlixBus.
    • You'll find 23 direct trains a 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.

    Omio customers who travel from Ghent to Leuven often also extend their holiday to go to Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris, Cologne or Antwerp. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Leuven and these popular destinations at a great price.

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