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There are 6 ways to get from Liège to Valkenburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Leiden Centraal

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Liège Guillemins to Rotterdam Central Station

Train via Brussels

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport

Drive

  1. Drive from Liège to Valkenburg

Train to Brussels, fly

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Liège to Valkenburg by train and bus

The journey time between Liège and Valkenburg is around 4h 37m and covers a distance of around 263 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 19m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 42m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), Dutch Railways (NS) and Arriva NL, the Liège to Valkenburg service departs from Liege-Guillemins and arrives in Valkenburg, Valkenburg Oost/N206. Typically 124 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 17m
Layover time:
1h 19m
Total time:
4h 37m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 42m
Journey distance:
263 km
Services per week:
124
Cheapest price:
€35
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:08
Last service departs at:
22:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Liège to Valkenburg train and bus schedules

Departing Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Belgium → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Belgium

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, Uruguay and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Belgium

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Belgium.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Valkenburg is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Valkenburg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from Netherlands.

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Last updated: 26 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Liège to Valkenburg is to bus, which costs €18 - €23 and takes 5h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Liège to Valkenburg is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 45m.

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The distance between Liège and Valkenburg is 189 km. The road distance is 258.6 km.

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The best way to get from Liège to Valkenburg without a car is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs €35 - €80.

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It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from Liège to Valkenburg, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Liège to Valkenburg is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs €35 - €80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €18 - €23 and takes 5h 3m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liège to Valkenburg is 259 km. It takes approximately 2h 45m to drive from Liège to Valkenburg.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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  • Distance: 189.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 4m

What companies run services between Liège, Belgium and Valkenburg, South Holland, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Liège to Valkenburg via Maastricht, Utrecht Centraal, Leiden Centraal, and Leiden, Leiden Centraal in around 4h 4m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Liège Guillemins to Rotterdam Central Station 4 times a week. Tickets cost €13 - €16 and the journey takes 3h 20m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
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 Maastricht to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €27
1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Leiden Centraal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €23
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €23
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / 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
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 Liege-Guillemins to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Louvain
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Köln Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Thalys
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€60 - €80
Premium
€65 - €90
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €70
Comfort
€60 - €80
Premium
€70 - €95
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€50 - €75
Sncb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
National Express Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Liège Guillemins to Rotterdam Central Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page

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