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 Bruxelles-Nord to Verviers-Central Ic
  2. Take the train from Verviers-Central to Spa-Geronstere L

$17 - $26

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Liège N84 / ...
  2. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Pepinster S41 / ...
  3. Take the train from Pepinster to Spa L

$14 - $24

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 train which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 3 h 16 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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The distance between Brussels and Spa is 114 km. The road distance is 139 km.

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

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

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The nearest airport to Spa is Liege (LGG) Airport which is 33.1 km away. Other nearby airports include Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) (98.6 km), Charleroi (CRL) (99.7 km), Brussels (BRU) (107.1 km) and Dusseldorf (DUS) (108 km).

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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 in around 2 h 31 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Verviers-Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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 to Spa-Geronstere
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Pepinster
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $12
Train from Pepinster to Spa
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $10
Bus operators
FlixBus
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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 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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