Paris to Leuven by train

  • First train
    05:58
  • Last train
    22:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 58m
  • Distance
    282 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    41
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 21m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Paris to Leuven by train

Fast trains from Paris to Leuven take around 1 hour and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 282 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Paris and Leuven.

1. Are there direct trains from Paris to Leuven?

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

We usually find around 42 departures on the route from Paris to Leuven 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 37 departures.

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

The Paris to Leuven train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Leuven is usually scheduled to depart Paris around 05:58 and the last train is around 21:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Paris around 06:01, and the last at 22:25.

When to book Paris to Leuven train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Paris to Leuven by train.

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Which train companies operate between Paris and Leuven?

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

  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Stoptrein
  • Thalys
  • UNKNOWN

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.