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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Tongeren Intercity

$13 - $19

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Central to Sint-Truiden Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Sint-Truiden Station perron 5 to Tongeren Bilzerpoort 23a

$14 - $18

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Tongeren 56 miles

$11 - $17

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels to Tongeren every 2 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 1 h 28 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Tongeren
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$20 - $29
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Sint-Truiden
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $22
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Sint-Truiden Station perron 5 to Tongeren Bilzerpoort
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Brussels to Tongeren?

The distance between Brussels and Tongeren is 79 km. The road distance is 90 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brussels to Tongeren?

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Tongeren is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 1 h 2 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Brussels to Tongeren?

The quickest way to get from Brussels to Tongeren is to drive which takes 1 h 2 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

Is there a direct train between Brussels and Tongeren?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruxelles-Nord and arriving at Tongeren. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 28 min.

How long does it take to get from Brussels to Tongeren?

The train from Bruxelles-Nord to Tongeren takes 1 h 28 min including transfers and departs every two hours.