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There are 4 ways to get from Liège to Brussels by train, bus, rideshare 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.

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Train  •  52m

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic / ...

$11 - $50

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Bus  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Liège to Brussels, Brussels-North station N84 / ...

$4 - $10

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the rideshare from Liège to Brussels 59.9 miles

$7

Drive  •  59m

  1. Drive from Liège to Brussels 59.7 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Liège to Brussels is to bus which costs 3€ - 8€ and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Liège to Brussels is to train which costs 10€ - 45€ and takes 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Liège and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins and arriving at Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52m.

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The distance between Liège and Brussels is 89 km. The road distance is 95.5 km.

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The best way to get from Liège to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 52m and costs 10€ - 45€.

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The train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord takes 52m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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Liège to Brussels 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 Liège to Brussels is to train which takes 52m and costs 10€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 3€ - 8€ and takes 1h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Liège to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 55.7 miles
  • Duration: 52m

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Liège to Brussels every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 52m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Liège to Brussels once daily. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 1h 20m. Ouibus also services this route 5 times a week.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgiantrain.be
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2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$17 - $25
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $70
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Liège to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Liège to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Liège to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Liège to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Liège to Brussels train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liège to Brussels is 96 km. It takes approximately 59m to drive from Liège to Brussels.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Liège and Brussels. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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