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There are 5 ways to get from Genk to Westerlo by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 490 bus  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the train from Genk to Hasselt Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Aarschot Ic / ...
  3. Take the line 490 bus from Aarschot Station perron 4 to Westerlo de Merodedreef 490 / ...

12€ - 18€

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Bus  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Hasselt Station perron 13 to Geel Station perron 1 299

9€

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Bus, train, line 490 bus  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Genk Station perron 11 to Hasselt Station perron 12 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Aarschot Ic / ...
  3. Take the line 490 bus from Aarschot Station perron 4 to Westerlo de Merodedreef 490 / ...

11€ - 15€

Taxi  •  35m

  1. Take a taxi from Genk to Westerlo 32.9 miles

65€ - 80€

Drive  •  35m

  1. Drive from Genk to Westerlo 32.9 miles

6€ - 9€

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The cheapest way to get from Genk to Westerlo is to drive which costs 6€ - 9€ and takes 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Genk to Westerlo is to taxi which costs 65€ - 80€ and takes 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Genk station to Westerlo. However, there are services departing from Genk Station perron 11 and arriving at Westerlo de Merodedreef via Hasselt Station perron 13 and Geel Station perron 7. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 41m.

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The distance between Genk and Westerlo is 43 km. The road distance is 52.7 km.

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The best way to get from Genk to Westerlo without a car is to train and line 490 bus which takes 2h 31m and costs 12€ - 18€.

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It takes approximately 2h 31m to get from Genk to Westerlo, including transfers.

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Genk to Westerlo bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Hasselt Station perron 13.

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Genk to Westerlo bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Geel Station perron 1.

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Yes, the driving distance between Genk to Westerlo is 53 km. It takes approximately 35m to drive from Genk to Westerlo.

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There are 187+ hotels available in Westerlo. Prices start at 72€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Genk to Westerlo.
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  • Distance: 27 miles
  • Duration: 2h 31m

What companies run services between Genk, Belgium and Westerlo, Belgium?

De Lijn operates a bus from Genk to Westerlo hourly. Tickets cost 3€ and the journey takes 1h 35m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Genk to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
4€ - 6€
1st Class
6€ - 9€
Train from Hasselt to Aarschot
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 9€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
5€ - 9€
1st Class
8€ - 13€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Aarschot Station perron 4 to Westerlo de Merodedreef
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Bus from Genk Station perron 11 to Hasselt Station perron 12
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Bus from Hasselt Station perron 13 to Geel Station perron 1
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Bus from Genk to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
Other operators
Taxi from Genk to Westerlo
Ave. Duration
35m
Estimated price
65€ - 80€
Beringse taxi
Phone
+32 471 06 01 66
Website
beringsetaxi.be
Intertrade
Phone
+32 11 22 51 58
Website
taxid-k.be
Sieswerda Taxi's B.V.
Phone
+31 46 451 9132
Ha-tax
Phone
+31 46 485 1462

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