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There are 5 ways to get from Herstal to Brussels Airport (BRU) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train

  1. Take the train from Herstal to Liege-Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Leuven
  3. Take the train from Leuven to Brussels Airport - Zaventem

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Train, line 652 bus

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Leuven
  2. Take the line 652 bus from Leuven Station Perron 12 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B

Train via Hasselt

  1. Take the train from Herstal to Hasselt
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Brussels Airport - Zaventem

Drive

  1. Drive from Herstal to Brussels Airport (BRU)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Herstal to Brussels Airport

Herstal to Brussels Airport (BRU) by train

The train journey time between Herstal and Brussels Airport (BRU) is around 1h 33m and covers a distance of around 96 km. This includes an average layover time of around 30 min. The fastest train normally takes 1h 15m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Herstal to Brussels Airport (BRU) train service departs from Herstal and arrives in Brussels Airport - Zaventem. Typically 119 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 3m
Layover time:
30 min
Total time:
1h 33m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 15m
Train distance:
96 km
Trains per week:
119
Cheapest price:
€20
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:06
Last train departs at:
22:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Herstal to Brussels Airport (BRU) train schedules

Herstal → Brussels Airport (BRU)
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Frequently Asked Questions


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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brussels Airport (BRU) is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Brussels Airport (BRU) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Brussels Airport (BRU) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Herstal to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to drive which costs €10 - €16 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Herstal to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to drive which costs €10 - €16 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Herstal to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Herstal and arriving at Brussels Airport - Zaventem via Liege-Guillemins and Leuven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 38m.

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The distance between Herstal and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 84 km. The road distance is 97.1 km.

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The best way to get from Herstal to Brussels Airport (BRU) without a car is to train which takes 1h 38m and costs €20 - €28.

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It takes approximately 1h 38m to get from Herstal to Brussels Airport (BRU), including transfers.

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Herstal to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Herstal station.

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Herstal to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Brussels Airport - Zaventem station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Herstal to Brussels Airport (BRU) is 97 km. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Herstal to Brussels Airport (BRU).

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  • Distance: 84.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 38m

What companies run services between Herstal, Belgium and Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium?

You can take a train from Herstal to Brussels Airport (BRU) via Liege-Guillemins and Leuven in around 1h 38m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Herstal to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€3 - €5
1st Class
€5 - €8
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Leuven
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Leuven to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €11
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Herstal to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €14
Train from Hasselt to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €18
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €18
1st Class
€21 - €24
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Leuven Station Perron 12 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Herstal to Brussels Airport
Estimated price
€30 - €60

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