Distance between Leuven and Ghent

The distance from Leuven to Ghent is 53 miles by road including 51 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 52 minutes and goes through Herent, Cortenbergh, Zaventem, Machelen, Vilvorde, Grimbergen and Asse.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Leuven 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
E314 E40 7 mi, 08 min
Cortenbergh 7 mi 0:08 08 min 0.2 gal
E40 4 mi, 03 min
Zaventem 11 mi 0:12 12 min 0.3 gal
E40 4 mi, 03 min
Machelen 15 mi 0:15 15 min 0.5 gal
R0 2 mi, 02 min
Vilvorde 17 mi 0:17 17 min 0.6 gal
R0 2 mi, 01 min
Grimbergen 19 mi 0:19 19 min 0.6 gal
R0 3 mi, 02 min
Asse 22 mi 0:21 21 min 0.7 gal
R0 1 mi, 01 min
Dilbeek 24 mi 0:23 23 min 0.8 gal
E40 3 mi, 02 min
Ternat 27 mi 0:25 25 min 0.8 gal
E40 26 mi, 26 min
Ghent 53 mi 0:52 52 min 1.7 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Leuven 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
E314 E40 7 mi, 08 min
Cortenbergh 7 mi 0:08 08 min 0.2 gal
E40 4 mi, 03 min
Zaventem 11 mi 0:12 12 min 0.3 gal
E40 4 mi, 03 min
Machelen 15 mi 0:15 15 min 0.5 gal
R0 2 mi, 02 min
Vilvorde 17 mi 0:17 17 min 0.6 gal
R0 2 mi, 01 min
Grimbergen 19 mi 0:19 19 min 0.6 gal
R0 3 mi, 02 min
Asse 22 mi 0:21 21 min 0.7 gal
R0 1 mi, 01 min
Dilbeek 24 mi 0:23 23 min 0.8 gal
E40 3 mi, 02 min
Ternat 27 mi 0:25 25 min 0.8 gal
E40 4 mi, 03 min
Affligem 30 mi 0:28 28 min 1.0 gal
E40 4 mi, 03 min
Alost 34 mi 0:31 31 min 1.1 gal
E40 7 mi, 06 min
Lede 41 mi 0:38 38 min 1.4 gal
E40 2 mi, 01 min
Wetteren 43 mi 0:40 40 min 1.4 gal
E40 3 mi, 02 min
Melle 47 mi 0:42 42 min 1.5 gal
E40 2 mi, 01 min
Merelbeke 48 mi 0:44 44 min 1.6 gal
E40 5 mi, 07 min
Ghent 53 mi 0:52 52 min 1.7 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Leuven to Ghent?

Fuel cost: 7.2 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 53.4 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.98 USD / gal)

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How long is a car ride from Leuven to Ghent?

Driving time: 52 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 48 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 42 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 56 mph = 1 min
  • 2 mi with a maximum speed 43 mph = 2 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 31 mph = 1 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 19 mph = 4 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Leuven to Ghent by land?

The distance between Leuven and Ghent is 53.4 mi by road including 51 mi on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Leuven and Ghent respectively.

How far is Leuven to Ghent by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Leuven and Ghent is 44.1 mi.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Leuven and Ghent respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Leuven from Ghent by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 5 min to cover the distance of 44 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 19 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Leuven to Ghent?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 17 min to cover the distance of 44 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 20 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Leuven and Ghent?

The halfway point between Leuven and Ghent is Ternat. It is located about 1 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Ternat to Leuven is 27 mi and driving will take about 25 min. The road between Ternat and Ghent has length 26 mi and will take approximately 26 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Dilbeek is in 24 mi from Leuven and 30 mi from Ghent
  • Affligem is in 30 mi from Leuven and 23 mi from Ghent
  • Asse is in 22 mi from Leuven and 31 mi from Ghent

Where is Leuven in relation to Ghent?

Leuven is located 44 mi east of Ghent.

Leuven has geographic coordinates: latitude 50.8792, longitude 4.70117.

Ghent has geographic coordinates: latitude 51.05383, longitude 3.72501.

Which highway goes from Leuven to Ghent?

The route from Leuven to Ghent follows E40.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • R0: 10 mi
  • E314: 3 mi
  • B401: 1 mi
  • E17: 1 mi
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