By plane

Brussels Airport (28 km from Leuven)

Leuven is located approximately 15 minutes' drive from the international airport of Zaventem. The airport has its own train station (Brussels National Airport), with direct trains to Leuven. The station is underneath the airport and is accessed via lifts and escalators in the arrivals hall.
www.brusselsairport.bewww.belgianrail.be

Brussels South Charleroi Airport (90 km from Leuven)

Brussels Charleroi South airport is a one hour drive from Leuven. If you land here, you can take the bus to Charleroi railway station and take a train from there to Leuven. www.charleroi-airport.com

By train

Leuven is easy to reach by train from all Belgian and European cities. The station is very close to the town center. Leuven is a 20-minute train ride from Brussels, 45 minutes from Antwerp, 50 minutes from Liège and 1.5 hours from the Belgian coast. Your train journey from Leuven to Brussels South Station takes just half an hour. If you take the Eurostar or the Thalys you can be in Paris in 1.5 hours and in London, Amsterdam or Cologne in 2.5 hours.
www.belgianrail.be

By car

Leuven is located at the junction of two major motorways: the E40 and the E314. The 'P' signposts will guide you to the different car parks.
Car parks in Leuven