Leuven to Rotterdam by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 53m
  • Distance
    117 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 15m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Leuven to Rotterdam by train

Fast trains from Leuven to Rotterdam take around 1 hour and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 117 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leuven and Rotterdam.

1. Are there direct trains from Leuven to Rotterdam?

Journeys between Leuven and Rotterdam usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Leuven to Rotterdam every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 29 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Leuven to Rotterdam?

The Leuven to Rotterdam train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Leuven to Rotterdam train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Rotterdam is usually scheduled to depart Leuven around 05:36 and the last train is around 20:46. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leuven around 05:36, and the last at 20:44.

When to book Leuven to Rotterdam train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 11 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Leuven to Rotterdam by train.

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Which train companies operate between Leuven and Rotterdam?

More than one train company operates on the route from Leuven to Rotterdam, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurostar
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Regional Train
  • Stoptrein
  • Thalys

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.