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There are 4 ways to get from Brussels to Liège by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  53m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins Ic / ...

$11 - $50

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Bus  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Liège Ouibus / ...

$4 - $10

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the rideshare from Brussels to Liège 60.3 miles

$5 - $7

Drive  •  1h 1m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Liège 60.6 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Liège is to bus which costs 3€ - 9€ and takes 1h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Liège is to train which costs 10€ - 45€ and takes 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station station and arriving at Liège. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord and arriving at Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53m.

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The distance between Brussels and Liège is 89 km. The road distance is 97 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Liège without a car is to train which takes 53m and costs 10€ - 45€.

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The train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins takes 53m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Brussels to Liège bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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Brussels to Liège train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Liège is to train which takes 53m and costs 10€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 3€ - 9€ and takes 1h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Liège.
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  • Distance: 55.7 miles
  • Duration: 53m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Liège, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels to Liège every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 53m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Brussels to Liège 5 times a week. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1h 55m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$17 - $25
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brusel Nord to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $70
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Liège
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Liège
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Brussels to Liège
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Brussels to Liège bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Liège station.

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Brussels to Liège train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Liège is 97 km. It takes approximately 1h 1m to drive from Brussels to Liège.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Brussels and Liège. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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