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

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Train  •  2h 6m

  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 / ...

15€ - 23€

2 alternative options

Bus, line 138 bus  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Liège Guillemins K1959 / ...
  2. Take the line 138 bus from LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai C to VERVIERS Gare Centrale 138

Drive  •  1h 27m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Spa 139.5 km

15€ - 22€

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Spa is to drive which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 1h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Spa is to drive which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 1h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Spa. However, there are services departing from Brussels-North train station and arriving at SPA Place Royale via LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai C and VERVIERS Gare Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 25m.

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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 2h 6m.

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The distance between Brussels and Spa is 114 km. The road distance is 139.5 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Spa without a car is to train which takes 2h 6m and costs 15€ - 24€.

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It takes approximately 2h 6m to get from Brussels to Spa, including transfers.

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Brussels to Spa bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels-North train 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 2h 6m and costs 15€ - 24€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 138 bus, which costs and takes 4h 25m.

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  • Distance: 113.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 6m

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 2h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Spa via Liège Guillemins, LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai C, and VERVIERS Gare Centrale in around 4h 25m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Verviers-Central / Verviers-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
1st Class
18€ - 27€
Train from Verviers-Central / Verviers-Centraal to Spa-Geronstère
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
4€ - 6€
1st Class
6€ - 9€
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Verviers-Central to Spa-Geronstere
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
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-North train station to Liège Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lasta
Website
lasta.rs
Bus from Brussels North Train Station to Liège Train Station Guillemins Rue Varin
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Lasta
TEC Liège - Verviers
Phone
+32 43 61 94 44
Email
info.bw@letec.be
Website
letec.be
Bus from LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai C to VERVIERS Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
TEC Liège - Verviers

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Brussels to Spa bus services, operated by TEC Liège - Verviers, 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 140 km. It takes approximately 1h 27m to drive from Brussels to Spa.

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There are 65+ hotels available in Spa. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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