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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Aachen Central Station Ice
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Heerlen Stoptrein RE18

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Bus, line 56 bus  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Maastricht 328 / ...
  2. Take the line 56 bus from Valkenburg, Station Arriva Perron B to Brunssum, Sint Gregoriuskerk 56

$14 - $23

3 alternative options

Train, line 21 bus, line 20 bus  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Aachen Central Station
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof to Herzogenrath, Kohlscheid Pannesheide 21 / ...
  3. Take the line 20 bus from Kerkrade, Grens to Brunssum, Lindeplein 20

Train, bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Hasselt Ic
  2. Take the bus from Hasselt Station perron 10 to Maastricht Station perron D 20a / ...

$17 - $22

Drive  •  1h 22m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Brunssum 80.5 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Brunssum is to train and bus which costs 14€ - 20€ and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Brunssum is to drive which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 1h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Brunssum. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Brunssum, Sint Gregoriuskerk via Maastricht, Station Perron F and Valkenburg, Station Arriva Perron B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 7m.

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The distance between Brussels and Brunssum is 114 km. The road distance is 128.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brunssum without a car is to train which takes 2h 36m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 36m to get from Brussels to Brunssum, including transfers.

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Brussels to Brunssum bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brunssum is to train which takes 2h 36m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 56 bus, which costs 11€ - 20€ and takes 4h 7m.

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Brussels to Brunssum bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Brunssum, Sint Gregoriuskerk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Brunssum is 129 km. It takes approximately 1h 22m to drive from Brussels to Brunssum.

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  • Distance: 71.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 36m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Brunssum, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Brussels to Brunssum via Aachen Central Station, Aachen Hbf, Heerlen, and Heerlen, Station Perron B in around 2h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Brunssum via Maastricht, Maastricht, Station Perron F, and Valkenburg, Station Arriva Perron B in around 4h 7m.

Train operators
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
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Aachen Hbf to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
arriva.nl
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$16 - $24
Bus operators
ASEAG
Phone
0241 1688-3040
Website
aseag.de
Bus from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof to Herzogenrath, Kohlscheid Pannesheide
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
aseag.de
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Kerkrade, Grens to Brunssum, Lindeplein
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Valkenburg, Station Arriva Perron B to Brunssum, Sint Gregoriuskerk
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
arriva.nl
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Hasselt Station perron 10 to Maastricht Station perron D
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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