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

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Train  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Verviers-Central / Verviers-Centraal Ic
  2. Take the train from Verviers-Central / Verviers-Centraal to Spa-Geronstère L

$17 - $26

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Bus, line 138 bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Liège 264 / ...
  2. Take the line 138 bus from LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai C to VERVIERS Gare Centrale 138

$9 - $17

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Spa 86.9 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Spa is to bus and line 138 bus which costs 8€ - 15€ and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Spa is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Spa. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at SPA Place Royale via LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai C and VERVIERS Gare Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Spa. However, there are services departing from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord and arriving at Spa-Geronstère via Verviers-Central / Verviers-Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Spa is 114 km. The road distance is 139 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Spa without a car is to train which takes 2 h 31 min and costs 15€ - 23€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Brussels to Spa, including transfers.

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Brussels to Spa bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Brussels to Spa 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 Spa is to train which takes 2 h 31 min and costs 15€ - 23€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 138 bus, which costs 8€ - 15€ and takes 4 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Spa.
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  • Distance: 71.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Spa via Verviers-Central / Verviers-Centraal in around 2 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Spa via Liège, LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai C, and VERVIERS Gare Centrale in around 4 h 29 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Verviers-Central / Verviers-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$20 - $30
Train from Verviers-Central / Verviers-Centraal to Spa-Geronstère
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$7 - $11
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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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
1 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai C to VERVIERS Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
infotec.be

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Brussels to Spa bus services, operated by TEC, arrive at VERVIERS Gare Centrale station.

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Brussels to Spa train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Spa-Geronstère station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Spa is 139 km. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Brussels to Spa.

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