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

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Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins Ic / ...

10€ - 35€

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Rideshare  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the rideshare from Brussels to Liège 96.4 km

4€ - 6€

2 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Liège 366 / ...

7€ - 21€

Drive  •  1h 1m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Liège 97 km

11€ - 17€

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Liège is to rideshare which costs 4€ - 6€ and takes 1h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Liège is to train which costs 10€ - 35€ and takes 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bruxelles, Nord and arriving at Liège. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord and arriving at Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Liège is 89 km. The road distance is 97 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Liège without a car is to train which takes 53 min and costs 10€ - 35€.

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The train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins takes 53 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Brussels to Liège bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Bruxelles, Nord station.

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Brussels to Liège train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Liège is to train which takes 53 min and costs 10€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 21€ and takes 1h 30m.

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  • Distance: 89.1 km
  • Duration: 53 min

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 10€ - 15€ and the journey takes 53 min. Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Liège every 3 hours. Tickets cost 14€ - 21€ and the journey takes 1h 30m. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
15€ - 22€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Liège
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Eurolines FR
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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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 Liège
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Brussels to Liège
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Brussels to Liège bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Liège station.

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Brussels to Liège train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Liège is 97 km. It takes approximately 1h 1m to drive from Brussels to Liège.

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There are 504+ hotels available in Liège. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Brussels and Liège. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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