With public transportion

Leuven is a major junction on the Belgian rail network. There are many regular trains from all over Belgium. To check for the last trains back to the main Cities in Belgium consult the website of the NMBS. There you will find a handy trip planner to organise your visit.

Many cities are connected to Leuven Station using busses from De Lijn. On the website from De Lijn you can plan your trip with the busses.

An Added bonus for foreign visitors is that the Airport has a direct connection to Leuven.

FREE Shuttle bus Leuven Station

ZBF organise a free shuttle bus, known as a ‘Pendelbus’ from the bus station of Leuven Station and the Brabanthal (and back).


Saturday from 11.00 to 22.30
from 22.30 to 00.05 (back to Leuven)
every 10 minutes
Sunday from 11.00 to 19.30
from 19.30 to 21.05 (back to Leuven)
every 15 minutes

With the Car

Brabanthal is located on the Meerdaalboslaan (N25), which connects Tiensesteenweg (N3) with Geldenaakse Baan.

  • 4 km south east of Leuven Centre
  • 7 km from the junction of the E314/A2 with the E4
  • 1 km from the E40, exit nr. 23a Haasrode-Heverlee
  • direct motorway links between Brussels, Liege, Hasselt and with main roads from Sint-Truiden, Tienen, Mechelen

GPS address: Brabantlaan 1, 3001 Heverlee
GPS coordinate: 50.854637, 4.727806

See this Google link Google Maps.

From the E40

Take exit 23a and follow direction Haasrode. Right at the 2nd traffic lights and the Brabant hall will be on the left.

From the Tiensesteenweg (N3)

At the junction with the Meerdaalboslaan (N25), take the N25 direction E40, at the first traffic light left and the Brabant hall will be on the left.

Don′t forget your nominated driver or BOB as they are known in Belgium.