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There are 3 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Genk by train, bus or car

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Train, line 1 bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Hasselt Ic
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Hasselt Station perron 12 to Genk Station perron 11 1 / ...

$26 - $28

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Genk Ic

$29 - $35

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Genk 56.1 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Genk is to drive which costs 10€ - 15€ and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Genk is to drive which costs 10€ - 15€ and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Genk. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arriving at Genk via Louvain / Leuven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Genk is 72 km. The road distance is 89.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Genk without a car is to train and line 1 bus which takes 1 h 51 min and costs 22€ - 25€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Genk, including transfers.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Genk train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Louvain / Leuven station.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Genk train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Genk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Genk is 90 km. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Genk.

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  • Distance: 44.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 51 min

What companies run services between Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium and Genk, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Genk hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$31 - $34
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Genk
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $21
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Hasselt Station perron 12 to Genk Station perron 11
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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