There are 5 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Kelmis by train, bus or car

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Train via Leuven  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Leuven Ic
  2. Take the train from Leuven to Welkenraedt Ic
  3. Take the train from Welkenraedt to Hergenrath L

$36 - $46

Cheapest option

Bus, line 350 bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels Airport to Maastricht N179 / ...
  2. Take the line 350 bus from Maastricht, Station Perron H to Aachen, Schanz 350

$12 - $19

3 alternative options

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Aachen Central Station Ice

$55 - $76

Line 272 bus, bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 272 bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A to Brussel Noord Perron 5 272 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels North to Aachen Hauptbahnhof

$39 - $59

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Kelmis 80.5 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Kelmis is to bus and line 350 bus which costs 10€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Kelmis is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Kelmis. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels Airport and arriving at Kelmis, B.B.L. via Maastricht, Station Perron H and Aachen, Schanz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Kelmis. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem and arriving at Hergenrath via Leuven and Welkenraedt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Kelmis is 109 km. The road distance is 128.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Kelmis without a car is to train which takes 3 h and costs 30€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Kelmis, including transfers.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Kelmis bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels, Brussels Airport station.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Kelmis train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brussels Airport - Zaventem station.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Kelmis is to train which takes 3 h and costs 30€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 350 bus, which costs 10€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Kelmis.
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  • Distance: 68.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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

You can take a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Kelmis via Leuven and Welkenraedt in around 3 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Kelmis via Maastricht, Maastricht, Station Perron H, and Aachen, Schanz in around 3 h 24 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Leuven
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $22
1st Class
$27 - $30
Train from Leuven to Welkenraedt
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Welkenraedt to Hergenrath
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $10
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 Brusel Nord to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels Airport to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Maastricht, Station Perron H to Aachen, Schanz
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
arriva.nl
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A to Brussel Noord Perron 5
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Brussels North to Aachen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Kelmis bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Aachen, Schanz station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Kelmis is 129 km. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Kelmis.

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