There are 3 ways to get from Brussels to Houthalen by bus, train 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

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Sint-Pieters-Woluwe Montgomery to Houthalen Park & Ride 178

$8

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Hasselt Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Hasselt Station perron 9 to Houthalen Centrum 18a / ...

$14 - $19

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Houthalen 53.2 miles

$11 - $16

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

De Lijn operates a bus from Brussels to Houthalen 6 times a week. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$16 - $23
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Sint-Pieters-Woluwe Montgomery to Houthalen Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Hasselt Station perron 9 to Houthalen Centrum
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Brussels to Houthalen?

The distance between Brussels and Houthalen is 75 km. The road distance is 85 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brussels to Houthalen?

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Houthalen is to bus which costs 7€ and takes 1 h 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Brussels to Houthalen?

The quickest way to get from Brussels to Houthalen is to drive which takes 54 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

Is there a direct bus between Brussels and Houthalen?

No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Houthalen. However, there are services departing from Sint-Pieters-Woluwe Montgomery and arriving at Houthalen Centrum via Houthalen Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Brussels to Houthalen?

It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Brussels to Houthalen, including transfers.