By plane
Brussels International Airport
Brussels International Airport is the main hub for air travel in and out of Belgium and is an easily-accessible base for your further travels in Europe. Brussels International Airport serves 200 destinations worldwide.
The airport is located 25 km west of Leuven.

BRUSSELS AIRPORT: 23 million passengers
• Direct flights from over 200 destinations
• 500 million Europeans can reach Brussels in less than 3 hours
• 328 flights daily
• A direct rail connection links Leuven and the airport and takes only 15 minutes. 

Brussels South Charleroi Airport
Low-cost carriers such as Ryanair and Jetairfly into Brussels South Charleroi Airport, situated about 70 km south of Leuven. The airport shuttle bus linking Leuven and Brussels South Charleroi Airport takes approximately one hour (€16.00).
Low cost Airlines
Easyjet – Vueling – Ryanair


By car
- Leuven can be reached via the Brussels Ring and the E40 and E314 motorways.
Cities throughout the province can be easily reached via the Brussels Ring and the E40 motorway.
Maximum travel time from the Brussels city centre to the furthest corner of the province of Flemish Brabant is only 45 minutes.



By train

trein- Belgium’s extensive rail network ensures that you get where you need to go in a timely manner. From Leuven, it takes half an hour to reach Brussels South train station. From there, you can catch high-speed rail connections to Paris, London, Amsterdam and many other European destinations.
- The Leuven train station is directly connected to the city centre via the Bondgenotenlaan (Allies Avenue), one of Leuven’s main streets. The walk from the station to the city centre is approximately 10 minu






Leuven on foot or by bike

fietsLeuven is relatively small (2k in diameter) l and its car-free centre makes it a pleasure to walk or bike from place to place.
Exploring the city like this is a wonderful and healthy way to take in Leuven’s charm.
All venues and hotel accommodations are within walking distance.