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

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Train  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Liege-Guillemins Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Maastricht Stoptrein

$19 - $29

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Bus, line 56 bus  •  4 h 7 min

  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

$12 - $22

3 alternative options

Train, line 21 bus, line 20 bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Aachen Central Station Ice
  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 via Hasselt  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Hasselt Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Maastricht Stoptrein

$21 - $32

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  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 bus and line 56 bus which costs 10€ - 19€ and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Brunssum is to drive which costs 16€ - 25€ and takes 1 h 22 min.

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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 A and Valkenburg, Station Arriva Perron B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

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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 3 h 24 min and costs 16€ - 25€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min 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 3 h 24 min and costs 16€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 56 bus, which costs 10€ - 19€ and takes 4 h 7 min.

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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 1 h 22 min to drive from Brussels to Brunssum.

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  • Distance: 71.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Brunssum via Liege-Guillemins, Maastricht, Heerlen, and Heerlen, Busstation Perron B in around 3 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Brunssum via Maastricht, Maastricht, Station Perron A, and Valkenburg, Station Arriva Perron B in around 4 h 7 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Hasselt to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$16 - $23
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
ASEAG
Phone
0241 1688-3040
Website
aseag.de
Bus from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof to Herzogenrath, Kohlscheid Pannesheide
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
aseag.de
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Kerkrade, Grens to Brunssum, Lindeplein
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Valkenburg, Station Arriva Perron B to Brunssum, Sint Gregoriuskerk
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
arriva.nl
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 Maastricht
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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