The average price of a 7-day trip to Leuven is $1,322 for a solo traveler, $2,374 for a couple, and $4,451 for a family of 4. Leuven hotels range from $52 to $219 per night with an average of $81, while most vacation rentals will cost $120 to $400 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Brussels National Airport (BRU) are between $657 and $973 per person for economy flights and $2,062 to $3,053 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $34 to $71 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Leuven, BE

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to BRU and stay in a Leuven hotel:

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of October 15th)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Leuven is usually early November.

 

Average Leuven Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Leuven for a week is $968-$1,908($138-$273 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $34 to $71 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $370 to $847 for economy

Lodging: $69 to $94 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $60 to $74 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Leuven for a week is $2,150-$3,504($307-$501 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $142 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $740 to $1,694 for economy

Lodging: $69 to $94 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $60 to $74 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Leuven for a week is $3,008-$6,504($430-$929 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $284 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,480 to $3,388 for economy

Lodging: $138 to $188 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $96 to $104 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Leuven

How cheap can you make a vacation to Leuven? The cheapest trip to Leuven is about $105 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 2% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $40 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $46.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Leuven for a week is $736-$1,519($105-$217 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $18 to $36 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $370 to $847 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $52 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $40 to $70 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Leuven for a week is $1,232-$2,618($176-$374 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $36 to $72 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $740 to $1,694 for economy

Lodging: $46 to $52 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $40 to $70 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Leuven for a week is $2,320-$5,020($331-$717 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $72 to $144 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,480 to $3,388 for economy

Lodging: $92 to $104 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $56 to $98 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Leuven cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Leuven Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Leuven.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Leuven for a week is $1,998-$8,243($285-$1,178 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $65 to $128 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $973 to $2,067 for first class

Lodging: $95 to $219 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $880 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Leuven for a week is $3,426-$11,206($489-$1,601 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $130 to $256 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,946 to $4,134 for first class

Lodging: $95 to $219 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $400 to $880 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Leuven for a week is $6,852-$20,300($979-$2,900 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $260 to $512 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,892 to $8,268 for first class

Lodging: $190 to $438 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $560 to $1,408 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Leuven Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Leuven is slightly lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Leuven due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Leuven Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Leuven hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Leuven.

 

Flight Costs to Leuven

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $973 average in late June to a low of $657 in early November. Median flight price is $735. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Leuven our data includes 446 originating airports, and 181 airlines. The area has average variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Leuven from an airport like Stewart International (SWF) in Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (the United States) for an average $16,925 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Geneva (GVA) in Geneva (Switzerland) at an average of just $82.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Leuven, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $316, so you can easily save about 48% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Leuven can easily cost $270 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $18 per person. Private tours can cost $545 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

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