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There are 4 ways to get from Herstal to Trier by bus, train or car

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Bus via Luxembourg  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Liège to Luxembourg 366

20€ - 29€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Liège to Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon 831 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Trier, Trier train N36 / ...

17€ - 21€

2 alternative options

Train  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Marloie L / ...
  2. Take the train from Marloie to Luxembourg Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg to Trier Hbf Re / ...

25€ - 35€

Drive  •  1h 37m

  1. Drive from Herstal to Trier 153.4 km

17€ - 25€

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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
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Trier is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Trier is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, returning to Belgium from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 27 Oct 2020
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The cheapest way to get from Herstal to Trier is to bus which costs 16€ - 21€ and takes 5h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Herstal to Trier is to drive which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 1h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Herstal to Trier. However, there are services departing from LIEGE Place Coronmeuse and arriving at Trier, Trier train via Liège and Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Herstal to Trier. However, there are services departing from Herstal and arriving at Trier Hbf via Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins, Marloie and Luxembourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 1m.

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The distance between Herstal and Trier is 124 km. The road distance is 153.4 km.

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The best way to get from Herstal to Trier without a car is to bus via Luxembourg which takes 5h 16m and costs 19€ - 29€.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Herstal to Trier, including transfers.

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Herstal to Trier bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Liège station.

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Herstal to Trier train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins station.

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The best way to get from Herstal to Trier is to bus via Luxembourg which takes 5h 16m and costs 19€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 6h 1m.

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  • Distance: 124.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Herstal, Belgium and Trier, Germany?

Eurolines FR operates a bus from Liège to Luxembourg twice daily. Tickets cost 16€ - 24€ and the journey takes 2h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Herstal to Trier via Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins, Marloie, and Luxembourg in around 6h 1m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Marloie
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 17€
Train from Marloie to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
16€ - 24€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Liège to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Eurolines FR
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Liège to Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Trier, Trier train
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Herstal to Trier bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Trier, Trier train station.

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Herstal to Trier train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), arrive at Trier Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Herstal to Trier is 153 km. It takes approximately 1h 37m to drive from Herstal to Trier.

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There are 203+ hotels available in Trier. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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