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

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Aachen Central Station Ice
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Geilenkirchen Ic / ...

$49 - $71

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Bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Roermond N179 / ...

$14 - $23

3 alternative options

Train via Hasselt  •  5 h 21 min

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

$30 - $46

Bus, line 51 bus, line 431 bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels North to Aachen Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the line 51 bus from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof to Baesweiler, In der Schaf 51
  3. Take the line 431 bus from Baesweiler, In der Schaf to Geilenkirchen, Haihover Straße 431

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Geilenkirchen 90.9 miles

$19 - $28

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Geilenkirchen is to bus which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 4 h 58 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Geilenkirchen. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Geilenkirchen, Berufskolleg via Roermond, Designer Outlet and Heinsberg, Busbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Geilenkirchen. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Geilenkirchen via Aachen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Geilenkirchen is 125 km. The road distance is 145.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Geilenkirchen without a car is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Brussels to Geilenkirchen, including transfers.

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

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Brussels to Geilenkirchen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Brusel Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Geilenkirchen is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs 40€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 4 h 58 min.

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  • Distance: 77.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Geilenkirchen via Aachen Central Station and Aachen Hbf in around 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Geilenkirchen twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

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
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Geilenkirchen
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 - $20
Schedules at
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
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 - $23
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
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 Roermond
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
ASEAG
Phone
0241 1688-3040
Website
aseag.de
Bus from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof to Baesweiler, In der Schaf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
aseag.de
WestVerkehr
Phone
02431-88-6767
Email
info@west-verkehr.de
Website
west-verkehr.de
Bus from Baesweiler, In der Schaf to Geilenkirchen, Haihover Straße
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
west-verkehr.de

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