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Journey timeFrom 1h 59m
Price$42.36 - $177.34
Distance282km (175 miles)
Departure stationParis
Arrival stationLeuven
Changes1 change
Train and bus operators

Paris to Leuven train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Leuven for Tuesday 26th Nov 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:2512:241h 59m, 1 change
11:2513:241h 59m, 1 change
11:5513:552h 00m, 1 change
12:4614:552h 09m, 1 change
12:5215:553h 03m, 2 changes
14:2516:252h 00m, 1 change
15:2517:252h 00m, 1 change
15:5517:552h 00m, 1 change
16:5518:552h 00m, 1 change
17:2519:241h 59m, 1 change

Thalys trains from Paris to Leuven

You can travel from Paris to Leuven on Thalys 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.

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 300km/h and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Leuven

Train tickets from Paris to Leuven start at €36.40 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 €109.04.
lowest price found
from36.40
on the day
avg. single price109.04

Biglietti e offerte Trenitalia e Frecciarossa

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 Paris to Leuven by booking early.§

Biglietti e offerte Italo treno

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.

Risparmia prenotando in anticipo

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!

Biglietti e offerte treni internazionali

Take a look at treni in Europa Low Cost 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 Paris 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 Paris to Leuven take?

The average journey time by train between Paris and Leuven is 2 hours and 3 minutes, with around 22 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 Paris and Leuven by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Leuven is 1 hour and 59 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris to Leuven cost?

Train tickets from Paris to Leuven can start from as little as €36.40 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 Paris to Leuven?

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

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

The first train from Paris to Leuven leaves at 06:13. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Paris to Leuven leaves at 21:25. 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 Paris and Leuven by train?

Trains travelling from Paris to Leuven cover a distance of around 282km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Leuven to Paris.
*Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / 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 Paris to Leuven for a typical week day using timetable data for 26/11/2019. 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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