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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Sint-Pieters-Woluwe Montgomery to Lanaken Cultureel Centrum 178

$4

2 alternative options

Train, line 45 bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Genk Intercity
  2. Take the line 45 bus from Genk Station perron 13 to Lanaken Kapel 45

$17 - $22

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Lanaken 68 miles

$14 - $21

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

De Lijn operates a bus from Brussels to Lanaken 5 times a week. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 1 h 53 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
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $28
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Sint-Pieters-Woluwe Montgomery to Lanaken Cultureel Centrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Genk Station perron 13 to Lanaken Kapel
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Brussels to Lanaken?

The distance between Brussels and Lanaken is 91 km. The road distance is 109 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Lanaken is to bus which costs 3€ and takes 1 h 53 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Brussels to Lanaken is to drive which takes 1 h 12 min and costs 11€ - 17€.

Is there a direct bus between Brussels and Lanaken?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sint-Pieters-Woluwe Montgomery and arriving at Lanaken Cultureel Centrum. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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

The bus from Sint-Pieters-Woluwe Montgomery to Lanaken Cultureel Centrum takes 1 h 53 min including transfers and departs five times a week.