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Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal by train

It takes an average of 2h 53m to travel from Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal by train, over a distance of around 104 miles (167 km). There are normally 39 trains per day travelling from Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal and tickets for this journey start from $31.67 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 19m
PriceFrom $31.67
Distance104 miles (167 km)
Frequency39 trains per day
First train05:46
Last train21:26
Departure stationLeuven
Arrival stationAmsterdam-Centraal
Changes1 change

Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal train times

Check out the next trains departing from Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal for Saturday Oct 16th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
18:36 Leuven20:44 Amsterdam-CentraalIntercity 2639 SNCB Get tickets2h 8m, 1 change
19:36 Leuven22:35 Amsterdam-CentraalIntercity 2640 SNCB Get tickets2h 59m, 2 changes
19:36 Leuven22:38 Amsterdam-CentraalIntercity 2640 SNCB Get tickets3h 2m, 1 change
20:36 Leuven23:38 Amsterdam-CentraalIntercity 2641 SNCB Get tickets3h 2m, 1 change
21:27 Leuven01:44 Amsterdam-CentraalIntercity 519 SNCB Get tickets4h 17m, 4 changes
05:36 Leuven08:38 Amsterdam-CentraalIntercity 2626 SNCB Get tickets3h 2m, 1 change
06:36 Leuven09:51 Amsterdam-CentraalIntercity 2627 SNCB Get tickets3h 15m, 2 changes
07:36 Leuven10:38 Amsterdam-CentraalIntercity 2628 SNCB Get tickets3h 2m, 1 change
08:36 Leuven11:38 Amsterdam-CentraalIntercity 2629 SNCB Get tickets3h 2m, 1 change
09:36 Leuven11:44 Amsterdam-CentraalIntercity 2630 SNCB Get tickets2h 8m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal

The price of train tickets from Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal starts at $31.67 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 Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal 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 Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal

Want to know more about your journey from Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal? 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 Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal take?

The average journey time by train between Leuven and Amsterdam-Centraal is 2 hours and 53 minutes, with around 39 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 Leuven and Amsterdam-Centraal by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal is 2 hours and 19 minutes.

How much does the train from Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal cost?

Train tickets from Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal can start from as little as $31.67 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 Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal?

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

What time does the first train from Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal leave?

The first train from Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal leaves at 05:46. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal leave?

The last train from Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal leaves at 21:26. 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 Leuven and Amsterdam-Centraal by train?

Trains travelling from Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal cover a distance of around 104 miles (167 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Leuven to Amsterdam-Centraal for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/16/2021. 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 10/28/2021 for travel on 10/28/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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