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There are 4 ways to get from Aachen to Genk by train, bus or car

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Train, line 45 bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen West to Maastricht Sneltrein
  2. Take the line 45 bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Genk Shopping Center perron 2 45

$4

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Line 350 bus, line 45 bus  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 350 bus from Aachen, Elisenbrunnen to Maastricht, Station Perron C 350
  2. Take the line 45 bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Genk Shopping Center perron 2 45

$10 - $11

Train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Liège-Guillemins Ice
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Hasselt S43 / ...

$29 - $53

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Genk 34.3 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Genk is to train and line 45 bus which costs 3€ and takes 2 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Genk is to drive which costs 6€ - 9€ and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aachen to Genk. However, there are services departing from Aachen, Elisenbrunnen and arriving at Genk Shopping Center perron 2 via Maastricht Station perron D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aachen station to Genk. However, there are services departing from Aachen Central Station and arriving at Genk via Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins and Hasselt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

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The distance between Aachen and Genk is 46 km. The road distance is 54.9 km.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Genk without a car is to train and line 45 bus which takes 2 h 26 min and costs 3€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Aachen to Genk, including transfers.

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Aachen to Genk bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Aachen, Elisenbrunnen station.

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Aachen to Genk train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Aachen Central Station.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Genk is to line 350 bus and line 45 bus which takes 2 h 41 min and costs 8€ - 10€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 24€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Aachen to Genk.
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  • Distance: 28.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Genk, Belgium?

You can take a bus from Aachen to Genk via Maastricht, Station Perron C and Maastricht Station perron D in around 2 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Aachen to Genk via Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins and Hasselt in around 2 h 47 min.

Train operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Aachen West to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
arriva.nl
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 Aachen Central Station to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$18 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
belgiantrain.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $17
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Genk Shopping Center perron 2
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Aachen, Elisenbrunnen to Maastricht, Station Perron C
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
arriva.nl

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Aachen to Genk bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Genk Shopping Center perron 2 station.

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Aachen to Genk train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Hasselt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aachen to Genk is 55 km. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Aachen to Genk.

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