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

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Bus  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Elsene VUB Gebouw M inrit 11 to Paal Dorp 179

€1 - €3

3 alternative options

Train, line 7 bus  •  1h 53m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Diest Ic / ...
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Diest Station perron 2 to Paal Dorp 7

€8 - €13

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels to Paal 79.1 km

€110 - €140

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Paal 79.1 km

€8 - €13

Brussels to Paal by bus

The bus journey time between Brussels and Paal is around 1h 38m and covers a distance of around 74 km. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 38m. Operated by De Lijn, the Brussels to Paal bus service departs from Elsene VUB Gebouw M inrit 11 and arrives in Paal Dorp. Typically only one bus runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 38m
Fastest bus time:
1h 38m
Buses per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€1
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
16:30
Last bus departs at:
16:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brussels to Paal bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Brussels → Paal
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Frequently Asked Questions


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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paal is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paal is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Paal is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Paal is to bus which costs €1 - €3 and takes 1h 38m.

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The fastest way to get from Brussels to Paal is to taxi which takes 51 min and costs €110 - €140.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Elsene VUB Gebouw M inrit 11 and arriving at Paal Dorp. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 38m.

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The distance between Brussels and Paal is 61 km. The road distance is 79.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Paal without a car is to bus which takes 1h 38m and costs €1 - €3.

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The bus from Elsene VUB Gebouw M inrit 11 to Paal Dorp takes 1h 38m including transfers and departs once a week.

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Brussels to Paal bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Elsene VUB Gebouw M inrit 11 station.

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Brussels to Paal bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Paal Dorp station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Paal is 79 km. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Brussels to Paal.

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There are 64+ hotels available in Paal. Prices start at €75 per night.

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  • Distance: 61.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 38m

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

De Lijn operates a bus from Elsene VUB Gebouw M inrit 11 to Paal Dorp once a week. Tickets cost €1 - €3 and the journey takes 1h 38m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Diest
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€11 - €16
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Elsene VUB Gebouw M inrit 11 to Paal Dorp
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Diest Station perron 2 to Paal Dorp
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels to Paal
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
€110 - €140
Your Private Driver
Phone
+32 466 24 16 94
Website
yourprivatedriver.be
Viabrussels
Phone
+32 49 42 63 06 5
Website
viabrussels.com
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Prestige DRIVER
Phone
+32 493 84 65 91
Website
prestigedriver.be
Gentle car service
Phone
+32 497 11 17 61
Website
taxi-aeroports.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Airport-driver.be
Phone
+32 488 09 36 51
Website
airport-driver.be
Airport Taxis
Phone
+32 28 81 02 02
Website
airport-taxis.be

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