Distance between Mechelen and Leuven

The distance from Mechelen to Leuven is 16 miles by road. Road takes approximately 26 minutes and goes through Boortmeerbeek, Kampenhout and Herent.

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Point Distance Time Fuel
Mechelen 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
N26 6 mi, 11 min
Boortmeerbeek 6 mi 0:11 11 min 0.1 gal
N26 2 mi, 03 min
Kampenhout 9 mi 0:14 14 min 0.3 gal
N26 3 mi, 04 min
Herent 12 mi 0:19 19 min 0.3 gal
N26 4 mi, 07 min
Leuven 16 mi 0:26 26 min 0.5 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Fuel cost: 2.1 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 16.2 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.8 USD / gal)

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How long is a car ride from Mechelen to Leuven?

Driving time: 26 min

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

  • 11 mi with a maximum speed 43 mph = 14 min
  • 4 mi with a maximum speed 31 mph = 7 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 19 mph = 3 min

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

How far is Mechelen to Leuven by land?

The distance between Mechelen and Leuven is 16.2 mi by road.

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

What city is halfway between Mechelen and Leuven?

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

The distance from Kampenhout to Mechelen is 9 mi and driving will take about 14 min. The road between Kampenhout and Leuven has length 7 mi and will take approximately 11 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Boortmeerbeek is in 6 mi from Mechelen and 10 mi from Leuven

Where is Mechelen in relation to Leuven?

Mechelen is located 14 mi north-west of Leuven.

Mechelen has geographic coordinates: latitude 51.02814, longitude 4.48034.

Leuven has geographic coordinates: latitude 50.8792, longitude 4.70117.

Which highway goes from Mechelen to Leuven?

The route from Mechelen to Leuven follows N26.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • R12: 1 mi
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