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

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Recommended option

Line 8 bus, train  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Bocholt Brouwerij to Genk Station perron 6 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Genk to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic / ...

12€ - 18€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Neerpelt Station perron 2 to Elsene VUB Gebouw M inrit 11 179

3€ - 6€

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the train from Neerpelt to Herentals Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Herentals to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic / ...

15€ - 22€

Drive  •  1h 17m

  1. Drive from Bocholt to Brussels 114 km

12€ - 18€

Bocholt to Brussels by bus and train

The journey time between Bocholt and Brussels is around 2h 52m and covers a distance of around 135 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 19m. Operated by De Lijn and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Bocholt to Brussels service departs from Bocholt Brouwerij and arrives in Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord. Typically 94 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 52m
Fastest journey time:
2h 19m
Services per week:
94
Cheapest price:
12€
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:15
Last service departs at:
21:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bocholt to Brussels bus and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Bocholt → Brussels
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bocholt to Brussels is to bus which costs 2€ - 6€ and takes 3h 39m.

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The fastest way to get from Bocholt to Brussels is to drive which takes 1h 17m and costs 12€ - 18€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bocholt to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Bocholt Brouwerij and arriving at Elsene VUB Gebouw M inrit 11 via Neerpelt Station perron 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 39m.

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The distance between Bocholt and Brussels is 93 km. The road distance is 114 km.

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The best way to get from Bocholt to Brussels without a car is to line 8 bus and train which takes 3h 1m and costs 11€ - 19€.

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It takes approximately 3h 1m to get from Bocholt to Brussels, including transfers.

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Bocholt to Brussels bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Neerpelt Station perron 2.

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The best way to get from Bocholt to Brussels is to bus which takes 3h 39m and costs 2€ - 6€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 14€ - 23€ and takes 3h 47m.

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Bocholt to Brussels bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Elsene VUB Gebouw M inrit 11 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bocholt to Brussels is 114 km. It takes approximately 1h 17m to drive from Bocholt to Brussels.

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Map of how to get from Bocholt to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 93.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 1m

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

De Lijn operates a bus from Neerpelt Station perron 2 to Elsene VUB Gebouw M inrit 11 once a week. Tickets cost 1€ - 3€ and the journey takes 2h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bocholt to Brussels via Neerpelt Station perron 2, Neerpelt, and Herentals in around 3h 47m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Genk to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 16€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 16€
1st Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Neerpelt to Herentals
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
1st Class
9€ - 14€
Train from Herentals to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 16€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Bocholt Brouwerij to Genk Station perron 6
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
2€
single ticket
3€
Bus from Neerpelt Station perron 2 to Elsene VUB Gebouw M inrit 11
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
2€
single ticket
3€

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