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There are 4 ways to get from Eindhoven to Spa by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Maastricht Intercity
  2. Take the train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins Stoptrein

26€ - 52€

Cheapest option

Train via Aachen  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Heerlen Intercity
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Spa-Geronstere Re

25€ - 49€

2 alternative options

Bus, train, line 14 bus, line 725 bus, line 388 bus  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Eindhoven Station to Mönchengladbach central train station
  2. Take the train from Mönchengladbach, Hbf to Aachen, Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the line 14 bus from AACHEN Hauptbahnhof to EUPEN Bushof 14
  4. Take the line 725 bus from EUPEN Bushof to VERVIERS Gare Centrale 725 / ...
  5. Take the line 388 bus from VERVIERS Gare Centrale to SPA Place Royale 295 / ...

Drive  •  1h 37m

  1. Drive from Eindhoven to Spa 145.1 km

18€ - 27€

Eindhoven to Spa by trains

The train journey time between Eindhoven and Spa is around 4h 3m and covers a distance of around 162 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 53m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and Deutsche Bahn Regional, the Eindhoven to Spa train service departs from Eindhoven Centraal and arrives in Spa-Geronstère. Typically 88 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 3m
Fastest train time:
2h 53m
Trains per week:
88
Cheapest price:
26€
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:29
Last train departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Eindhoven to Spa train schedules

Netherlands → Belgium
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Spa is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Spa is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Eindhoven to Spa is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 1h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Eindhoven to Spa is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 1h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Eindhoven to Spa. However, there are services departing from Eindhoven Centraal and arriving at Spa-Geronstère via Maastricht, Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins and Pepinster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Eindhoven and Spa is 109 km. The road distance is 145.1 km.

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The best way to get from Eindhoven to Spa without a car is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs 25€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Eindhoven to Spa, including transfers.

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Eindhoven to Spa train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Eindhoven Centraal station.

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Eindhoven to Spa train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Liege-Guillemins station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Eindhoven to Spa is 145 km. It takes approximately 1h 37m to drive from Eindhoven to Spa.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Spa. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Eindhoven to Spa.
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  • Distance: 108.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Eindhoven, Netherlands and Spa, Belgium?

You can take a train from Eindhoven to Spa via Maastricht, Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins, and Pepinster in around 3h 58m.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
22€ - 35€
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
22€ - 30€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
7€ - 12€
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 Aachen Hbf to Spa-Geronstere
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Mönchengladbach, Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Moenchengladbach Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Eindhoven Station to Mönchengladbach central train station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TEC Liège - Verviers
Phone
+32 43 61 94 44
Email
info.bw@letec.be
Website
letec.be
Bus from AACHEN Hauptbahnhof to EUPEN Bushof
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
TEC Liège - Verviers
Bus from EUPEN Bushof to VERVIERS Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
TEC Liège - Verviers
Bus from VERVIERS Gare Centrale to SPA Place Royale
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
TEC Liège - Verviers

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