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Munich to Leuven by train

  • First train
    04:48
  • Last train
    00:01
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 26m
  • Distance
    581 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    17
  • Avg. journey time
    12hr 49m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Munich to Leuven by train

Fast trains from Munich to Leuven take around 6 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 581 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Munich and Leuven.

1. Are there direct trains from Munich to Leuven?

Journeys between Munich and Leuven usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Munich 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 24 departures.

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

The Munich to Leuven train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Leuven is usually scheduled to depart Munich around 04:48 and the last train is around 00:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Munich around 04:49, and the last at 00:01.

When to book Munich to Leuven train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Munich to Leuven by train.

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Which train companies operate between Munich and Leuven?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Railjet Express
  • Regional train
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • Regionalzug
  • S-Bahn

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.