There are 4 ways to get from Brussels to Houthalen by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h 26 min

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

$7

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 39 min

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

$14 - $18

Train  •  1 h 52 min

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

$15 - $19

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Houthalen 53.2 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Houthalen is to bus which costs 7€ and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Houthalen is to drive which costs 9€ - 15€ and takes 54 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Houthalen is 75 km. The road distance is 85.1 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Brussels to Houthalen, including transfers.

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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 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Houthalen.
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  • Distance: 46.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

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. Alternatively, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels to Houthalen hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 20 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Kiewit
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$16 - $24
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
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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