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Fri
27 May
£114Eurostar
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£79airmax
Sun
29 May
£79Eurostar
£31Union Ivkoni International
£101British Airways
Mon
30 May
£79Eurostar
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£58Eurowings
Tue
31 May
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1 Jun
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Travel Information to Leuven from London

distanceDistance213 miles (343 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£35 - £84
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £35 • 1 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £35 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International, Eurowings Europe or Eurostar

Travel 213 miles (343 km) by coach, flight or train from London to Leuven. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £35. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Union Ivkoni International, Eurowings Europe or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct from London to Leuven.

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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Leuven, Belgium if I’m coming from London, United Kingdom?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Leuven, Belgium is: Partially open.

Can travellers from United Kingdom enter Belgium?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Leuven from London?

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • 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 24 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)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Leuven, Belgium?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Belgium has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 23/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Leuven from London.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to London, United Kingdom from Leuven, Belgium?

The current restriction level for returning to London, United Kingdom from Belgium is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter London, United Kingdom from Leuven, Belgium?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to London from Leuven?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

Which rules do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 24/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to London from Leuven here.

What are my London to Leuven travel options?

There are 3 travel options from London to Leuven: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Leuven from London?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Leuven, which costs on average £35.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Leuven:

A flight is about £8 less than a coach, which costs on average £43 for this route.

A flight is about £49 less than a train, which costs on average £84 for this route.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Leuven?

The fastest way to get to Leuven from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Leuven that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 7 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 2 h 50 min.

How far is Leuven from London?

The distance between London and Leuven is around 213 miles (343 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from London to Leuven?

The average frequency per day from London to Leuven is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from London? Where do I arrive in Leuven?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Leuven:

  • Most travellers take a train from London Victoria to Leuven.

Who can get me from London to Leuven?

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

  • You can take a coach from London to Leuven with Union Ivkoni International. Cheap tickets can be found for £43 with Union Ivkoni International from London to Leuven.
  • You can travel between London and Leuven by flight with Eurowings Europe. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £35 with Eurowings Europe from London to Leuven.
  • You can go to Leuven from London by train with Eurostar. You'll see cheap train tickets for £84 with Eurostar from London to Leuven on Omio.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Leuven from London?

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

When should I buy a ticket between London and Leuven online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Leuven from London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £43 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £35 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £84 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Leuven from London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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