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There are 5 ways to get from Belgium to Vaals by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Aachen Hbf Ice

41€ - 61€

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Bus  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße 328 / ...

9€ - 15€

3 alternative options

Bus, line 350 bus  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Maastricht 2924
  2. Take the line 350 bus from Maastricht, Station Perron H to Vaals, Maastrichterlaan/Bosstraat 350

42€ - 59€

Train, bus, line 350 bus  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Hasselt Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hasselt Station perron 7 to Maastricht Station perron D 45 / ...
  3. Take the line 350 bus from Maastricht, Station Perron H to Vaals, Maastrichterlaan/Bosstraat 350

16€ - 22€

Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Vaals 90.7 miles

19€ - 28€

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The cheapest way to get from Belgium to Vaals is to bus which costs 9€ - 16€ and takes 4h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Belgium to Vaals is to drive which costs 19€ - 28€ and takes 1h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belgium to Vaals. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles, Nord and arriving at Vaals, Maastrichterlaan/Bosstraat via Maastricht, Station Perron H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 3m.

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The distance between Belgium and Vaals is 96 km. The road distance is 145.1 km.

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The best way to get from Belgium to Vaals without a car is to train which takes 2h 36m and costs 40€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 2h 36m to get from Belgium to Vaals, including transfers.

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Belgium to Vaals bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Bruxelles, Nord station.

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The best way to get from Belgium to Vaals is to train which takes 2h 36m and costs 40€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 350 bus, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3h 3m.

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Belgium to Vaals bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Vaals, Maastrichterlaan/Bosstraat station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belgium to Vaals is 145 km. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from Belgium to Vaals.

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  • Distance: 60.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 36m

What companies run services between Belgium and Vaals, Netherlands?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Brussels to Vaals every 4 hours. Tickets cost 30€ - 45€ and the journey takes 1h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Vaals via Maastricht and Maastricht, Station Perron H in around 3h 3m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
belgiantrain.be
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2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Eurolines FR
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Maastricht, Station Perron H to Vaals, Maastrichterlaan/Bosstraat
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
arriva.nl
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Hasselt Station perron 7 to Maastricht Station perron D
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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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 Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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