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How much do things cost in Leuven?
Eggs (12) $2.94
Combo meal at McDonalds $9.49
Taxi start $5.42
Coke bottle $2.44
Rice (white) $1.69
Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside of centre $1 186.44
Taxi 1km $1.69
Local draught beer $4.81
Chicken breasts at the market $12.20
Tomato (1kg) $2.17
* All price are converted to USD

About Leuven

Leuven is located around 25 kilometers from Brussels, next to MechelennTienen, Wavre and Aarschot. The city itself its part of the historical city of the former town of Kessel-Lo, Heverlee and Wijgmaal. In Leuven, you will find the largest brewer company and many other large consumer food companies. When you book cheap flights to Leuven, you will admire the famous Katholieke University that is located there, which is the oldest Catholic School till present day. The school of Philosophy is also very well known all over the world for the collection of Edhmund Husserl, a German philosopher.

Between the 11th and 15th centuries, Leuven became an important European center of buying and selling goods in the Duchy. A trademark of the city’s importance for trades of clothes isthe local linen clothes, known as the lewyen. In 1425, the oldest Catholic University was founded. It is known all over the world for its achievements.In the middle of the 18th century, the city became even more famous for its very successful brewery, called AB InBev. The city produces also Stella Artois, which is proudly brewed in Leuven and it is sold all over the world. Discover the spirit of the city by booking cheap flights to Leuven.

After both world wars were over, the city suffered a lot of damage. The library was also affected by the war in august 1914, when so many irreplaceable books and documents were burned and destroyed. However, with a lot of effort it was slowly rebuilt and many of the valuable collection was restored. Leuven is a flourishing and active city, with around 90,000 people. Since the university attracts many young students, the city is more active through the school year. When you travel to Leuven you will be amazed by all the things you can do and see while there.

The summer time is full of many interesting events and activities. For many people the cheap flights to Leuven will be the opportunity to discover the city. The historic center is full of many remarkable sights. Leuven is the perfect starting place to visit the rest of the country: the shore is just one hour away, Brussels is also very close by, as well as Bruges, Liege, Hasselt, Ghent and Antwerp. Leuven invested a lot to be sure that tourists will enjoy their time when coming into the city after buying cheap tickets to Leuven. If you have a chance to visit Leuven during the academic year, you will notice that the population of the city is mostly made by students. However, Leuven has many things to appeal to both old and young. During the evening time you will enjoy the lively nightlife, you will also fall in love with the stunning historic sites, and the restaurants are also very popular among tourists. The endless shopping streets must be visited during your stay and when you book flights to Leuven you must have this in mind.

Arriving by Plane

You will land at Brussels Airport after you choose airline tickets to Leuven. Many flights from all over the world use this airport including also a lot of lower cost companies. There are weekly flights from all over the world.

At the airport you will also find a bus and a train station. If you like you can choose to ride a 15 minute suburban train until reaching the city center. You can also choose to take a taxi from the airport, which are located just outside the arrivals terminal. If you do decide to take a car to get to Leuven, then it will take you no more than 25 minutes to get to the city, using the highway system.

Leuven has something for everyone. Whether you like to visit museums or you prefer the nightlife, there is something in Leuven that will interest you.If you want to learn more and see the city for yourself, it is time to start searching for flights to Leuven. Flighthub offers the cheapest flights to Leuven, so make sure you book them with some time in advance, in order to benefit from the best rates. Hotels in Leuven are cheap, but still try to book a room in advance.

Information about travelling to Leuven

  • Maximum temperature during the year in Leuven
    35 °C
  • Minimum temperature during the year in Leuven
    -14 °C
  • Average rain for this month in Leuven
    68.7 mm
  • Currency exchange rate
    €1.00(EUR) = $1.19(USD)

Airports near Leuven

Brussels Airport (Brussels)
Midi Railway Station (Brussels)