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Rotterdam to Leuven by train

  • First train
    06:58
  • Last train
    22:14
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 53m
  • Distance
    117 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 12m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Rotterdam to Leuven by train

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

1. Are there direct trains from Rotterdam to Leuven?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Rotterdam to Leuven every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 28 departures.

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

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

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Leuven is usually scheduled to depart Rotterdam around 06:58 and the last train is around 22:14. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rotterdam around 07:02, and the last at 22:14.

When to book Rotterdam to Leuven train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 9 and a half 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 Rotterdam to Leuven by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rotterdam and Leuven?

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

  • Eurostar
  • IC Direct
  • 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.