There are 4 ways to get from Brussels to Geilenkirchen 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 40 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Aachen Hbf Tha / ...
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Geilenkirchen Rb / ...

$34 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Maastricht 328 / ...

$18 - $29

2 alternative options

Bus Eurolines DE  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels North to Aachen Hauptbahnhof

$35 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Geilenkirchen 90.9 miles

$19 - $28

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Geilenkirchen, Germany?

You can take a train from Brussels to Geilenkirchen via Aachen Hbf in around 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Brussels to Geilenkirchen twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 34 min.

Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Geilenkirchen
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Geilenkirchen Bf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
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
FlixBus
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brussels and Geilenkirchen is 125 km. The road distance is 145 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Geilenkirchen is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 1 h 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Brussels to Geilenkirchen is to drive which takes 1 h 34 min and costs 16€ - 24€.

No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Geilenkirchen. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles Midi and arriving at Geilenkirchen via Aachen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from Brussels to Geilenkirchen, including transfers.