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Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem by train

It takes an average of 17m to travel from Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem by train, over a distance of around 10 miles (16 km). There are normally 45 trains per day travelling from Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem and tickets for this journey start from €11.20 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 13m
Price€11.20
Distance10 miles (16 km)
Frequency45 trains per day
Departure stationLeuven
Arrival stationBrussels-Airport-Zaventem
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem train times

Check out the next trains departing from Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem for Tuesday 2nd Jun 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
14:08 Leuven14:21 Brussels-Airport-ZaventemIntercity 3637 SNCB Get tickets13m, direct
14:24 Leuven14:38 Brussels-Airport-ZaventemIntercity 2635 SNCB Get tickets14m, direct
15:08 Leuven15:21 Brussels-Airport-ZaventemIntercity 3638 SNCB Get tickets13m, direct
15:24 Leuven15:38 Brussels-Airport-ZaventemIntercity 2636 SNCB Get tickets14m, direct
16:08 Leuven16:21 Brussels-Airport-ZaventemIntercity 3639 SNCB Get tickets13m, direct
16:24 Leuven16:38 Brussels-Airport-ZaventemIntercity 2637 SNCB Get tickets14m, direct
16:28 Leuven17:19 Brussels-Airport-ZaventemIntercity 8387 SNCB Get tickets51m, 1 change
17:08 Leuven17:21 Brussels-Airport-ZaventemIntercity 3640 SNCB Get tickets13m, direct
17:24 Leuven17:38 Brussels-Airport-ZaventemIntercity 2638 SNCB Get tickets14m, direct
17:28 Leuven18:19 Brussels-Airport-ZaventemIntercity 8390 SNCB Get tickets51m, 1 change

SNCB trains from Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem

You can travel from Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem on SNCB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoMPW57, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCB is the national railway company of Belgium, with services that include national (Intercity) and regional (Local) express trains. All SNCB trains come with both First Class and Second Class carriages. Belgium has one of the densest rail networks in the world. Seat reservations aren’t possible for any of the company's trains.

Cheap train tickets from Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem

Train tickets from Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem start at €11.20 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €11.20.
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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 Brussels-Airport-Zaventem 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem? 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 Brussels-Airport-Zaventem take?

The average journey time by train between Leuven and Brussels-Airport-Zaventem is 17 minutes, with around 45 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 Brussels-Airport-Zaventem by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem is 13 minutes.

How much does the train from Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem cost?

Train tickets from Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem can start from as little as €11.20 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 Brussels-Airport-Zaventem?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem without having to change trains. There are 39 direct trains from Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem leave?

The first train from Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem leaves at 05:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem leave?

The last train from Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem leaves at 23:55. 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 Brussels-Airport-Zaventem by train?

Trains travelling from Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem cover a distance of around 10 miles (16 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Brussels-Airport-Zaventem to Leuven.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Leuven to Brussels-Airport-Zaventem for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/06/2020. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 01/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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