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.
|Shortest distance by air||44 mi ✈️|
|Car route length||53.4 mi 🚗|
|Driving time||52 min|
|Fuel amount||1.8 gal|
|Fuel cost||7.2 USD|
|Leuven||0 mi||00 min||0.0 gal|
E314 E40 7 mi, 08 min
|Cortenbergh||7 mi||08 min||0.2 gal|
E40 4 mi, 03 min
|Zaventem||11 mi||12 min||0.3 gal|
E40 4 mi, 03 min
|Machelen||15 mi||15 min||0.5 gal|
R0 2 mi, 02 min
|Vilvorde||17 mi||17 min||0.6 gal|
R0 2 mi, 01 min
|Grimbergen||19 mi||19 min||0.6 gal|
R0 3 mi, 02 min
|Asse||22 mi||21 min||0.7 gal|
R0 1 mi, 01 min
|Dilbeek||24 mi||23 min||0.8 gal|
E40 3 mi, 02 min
|Ternat||27 mi||25 min||0.8 gal|
E40 26 mi, 26 min
|Ghent||53 mi||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)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
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 other cities located close to halfway point:
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