If you want to travel from Louvain-la-Neuve-Université to Brussels by train, you've come to the right place.
You can expect the journey from Louvain-la-Neuve-Université to Brussels by train to take around 1 hour 8 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 57 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 52 trains per day running on this route, which spans 17 miles (27 km). There’s no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Brussels. Sit back, relax and let an SNCB train whisk you to Brussels in no time. As the national rail operator of Belgium, SNCB Intercity and local trains are modern and comfortable.
Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Louvain-la-Neuve-Université to Brussels start from €7.60 when you book in advance.
If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!
It takes an average of 1h 8m to travel from Louvain-la-Neuve-Université to Brussels by train, over a distance of around 17 miles (27 km). There are normally 52 trains per day travelling from Louvain-la-Neuve-Université to Brussels and tickets for this journey start from €7.60 when you book in advance.
27 miles (17 km)
52 trains per day
Direct trains available
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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.
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 Louvain-la-Neuve-Université to Brussels by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Louvain-la-Neuve-Université and Brussels is 1 hour and 8 minutes, with around 52 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Louvain-la-Neuve-Université to Brussels is 57 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Louvain-la-Neuve-Université to Brussels can start from as little as €7.60 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Louvain-la-Neuve-Université to Brussels without having to change trains. There are 33 direct trains from Louvain-la-Neuve-Université to Brussels each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Louvain-la-Neuve-Université to Brussels leaves at 05:40. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Louvain-la-Neuve-Université to Brussels leaves at 23:09. 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.
Trains travelling from Louvain-la-Neuve-Université to Brussels cover a distance of around 17 miles (27 km) during the journey.