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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Intercity

$29 - $35

Cheapest option

Line 652 bus, train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. 652 / ...
  2. Intercity

$13 - $18

1 alternative option

Drive  •  53 min

  1. 56.1 miles

$11 - $17

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 9 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Leuven to Genk
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$15 - $22
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A to Leuven Station Perron 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Genk is 72 km. The road distance is 90 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Genk. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport and arriving at Genk via Leuven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Genk, including transfers.