There are 5 ways to get from Brussels to Achen by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Saarbrücken 299 / ...

$21 - $34

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Bus RegioJet  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Saarbrücken Hbf Bus / ...

$13 - $19

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Train, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg to Luxembourg Ic
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Saarbrücken Hbf Bus / ...

$27 - $40

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Achen 213.9 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Saarbrucken (SCN) LUX - SCN

$227 - $740

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Achen is to bus which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Achen is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Achen is 285 km. The road distance is 342.2 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Achen without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 44 min and costs 17€ - 30€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Brussels to Achen, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Saarbrucken Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Achen is 342 km. It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to drive from Brussels to Achen.

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Luxair offers flights from Luxembourg Airport to Saarbrucken Airport.

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There are 95+ hotels available in Achen. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Achen.
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  • Distance: 178.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Achen, France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Achen 3 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Turancar also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
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-North station to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Turancar
Website
turancar.sk
Bus from Bruxelles Gare du Nord to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
turancar.sk
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cfl.lu
Mobiliteit
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare routière to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mobiliteit.lu
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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