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Brussels Airport (Zaventem) is located 33 km from Leuven and is easy accessible by train. There is a train departing approximately every 30 minutes from Leuven to the airport between 5.27 a.m. and 11.07 p.m. The journey by train takes about 16 minutes. Web: Brussels South Charleroi Airport is located approximately 85 km from Leuven. provides transportation to and from the airport from various locations, including Leuven, seven days a week. The Airport Bus departs from Leuven at fixed times between 3.00 a.m. and 7.20 p.m. (EUR 14.00) and from Charleroi at fixed times between 6.35 a.m. and 8.15 p.m. (EUR 12.80). Tickets must be ordered at least 48 hours in advance. Telephone: +32 904 43571 (EUR 1.75/min) Web:,
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Leuven is easily accessible by car, bus and train. By train, Leuven is 20 minutes from Brussels, 45 minutes from Antwerp, 50 minutes from Liège, one and half hours from the Belgian coast and two to three hours from cities such as Düsseldorf, Paris, Amsterdam, Calais, etc. For motor traffic, Leuven lies at the junction of two major motorways: the E40 and E314. In Leuven, the buses of the De Lijn transport company will get you quickly to any place in and around the city. Trein: Bus:
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