Attention: when in the French-speaking part of Belgium, do not order a ticket to "Louvain" because you might end up in Louvain-La-Neuve, our French-speaking sister city about 30 kilometres south of Leuven.
Parking in the street: as a visitor you have to pay or put a parking disc.
Paid parkings around the hostel:
Parking P1: free bus to the centre, day ticket max €20
Parking De Bond: free bus to the centre, day ticket max €20
Coaches: there is a coach parking at the Vuurkruisenlaan, entry via Diestsepoort.