There are 3 ways to get from Brussels to Genk by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Genk Ic / ...

$12 - $18

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Bus, line 1 bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hasselt N84
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Hasselt Station perron 12 to Genk Station perron 11 1 / ...

$9 - $12

1 alternative option

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Genk 59 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Genk is to bus and line 1 bus which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Genk is to drive which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 59 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Genk is 82 km. The road distance is 94.3 km.

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The train from Bruxelles-Nord to Genk takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Genk station. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Genk Station perron 11 via Hasselt Station perron 12. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruxelles-Nord and arriving at Genk. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Genk, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels to Genk hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Genk via Hasselt and Hasselt Station perron 12 in around 2 h 4 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Genk
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
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2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Bus operators
FlixBus
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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 Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Hasselt Station perron 12 to Genk Station perron 11
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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