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Travel from Aachen to Leuven by train in 1 hour 8 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Aachen to Leuven by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Aachen to Leuven by train is 1 hour 52 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 1 hour 8 minutes. You'll usually find 18 trains per day traveling the 97 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there are no direct services to Leuven.

Book train tickets from Aachen to Leuven in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $21.33. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Aachen to Leuven by train

It takes an average of 1h 52m to travel from Aachen to Leuven by train, over a distance of around 60 miles (97 km). There are normally 18 trains per day traveling from Aachen to Leuven and tickets for this journey start from $21.33 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 8m
PriceFrom $21.33
Distance60 miles (97 km)
Frequency18 trains per day
First train05:47
Last train22:47
Departure stationAachen
Arrival stationLeuven
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Aachen to Leuven train times

Check out the next trains departing from Aachen to Leuven for Tuesday Dec 13th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:21 10:31 1h 10m, 1 change
10:04 11:31 1h 27m, 1 change
11:21 12:31 1h 10m, 1 change
12:23 13:31 1h 8m, 1 change
13:21 14:31 1h 10m, 1 change
14:04 15:31 1h 27m, 1 change
15:21 16:31 1h 10m, 1 change
16:23 17:31 1h 8m, 1 change
17:21 18:31 1h 10m, 1 change
18:23 19:31 1h 8m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Aachen to Leuven

The price of train tickets from Aachen to Leuven starts at $21.33 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Aachen to Leuven by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Aachen to Leuven

Want to know more about your journey from Aachen to Leuven? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Aachen to Leuven take?

The average journey time by train between Aachen and Leuven is 1 hour and 52 minutes, with around 18 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Aachen and Leuven by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Aachen to Leuven is 1 hour and 8 minutes.

How much does the train from Aachen to Leuven cost?

Train tickets from Aachen to Leuven can start from as little as $21.33 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Aachen to Leuven?

No, there are no direct train services from Aachen to Leuven. Travelling from Aachen to Leuven by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Aachen to Leuven leave?

The first train from Aachen to Leuven leaves at 05:47. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Aachen to Leuven leave?

The last train from Aachen to Leuven leaves at 22:47. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Aachen and Leuven by train?

Trains travelling from Aachen to Leuven cover a distance of around 60 miles (97 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Leuven to Aachen.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Aachen to Leuven for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/13/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 12/06/2022 for travel on 12/06/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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