There are 11 ways to get from London to Genk by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Genk Ic / ...

$80 - $215

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Bus, train  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Genk Ic / ...

$25 - $34

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station 328 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hasselt N84

$72 - $104

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Genk

$222 - $254

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Genk

$76 - $120

Fly London Heathrow to Brussels, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  2. Take the train from Leuven to Genk

$106 - $263

Fly London City to Antwerp, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Antwerp (ANR) LCY - ANR
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Hasselt

$89 - $324

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Hasselt

$118 - $364

Fly London Stansted to Eindhoven, train, line 45 bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Eindhoven (EIN) STN - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Maastricht
  3. Take the line 45 bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Genk Shopping Center perron 3

$69 - $221

Fly London City to Dusseldorf, train  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LCY - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf ZOB to Maastricht station

$96 - $326

Fly London Heathrow to Dusseldorf, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LHR - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf ZOB to Maastricht station

$104 - $278

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The cheapest way to get from London to Genk is to bus and train which costs £18 - £26 and takes 10 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Genk is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £160 - £200 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Genk station. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Genk Station perron 11 via Lille, Brussels, Brussels-North station and Hasselt Station perron 12. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Genk. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Genk via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between London and Genk is 248 miles.

The best way to get from London to Genk without a car is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs £60 - £170.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from London to Genk, including transfers.

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London to Genk bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from London Victoria station.

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London to Genk train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Genk.
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  • Distance: 247.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between London, England and Genk, Belgium?

You can take a train from London to Genk via Brussel-Zuid/Midi and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 4 h 37 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from London City to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Genk
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Leuven to Genk
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$19 - $28
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
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 Eindhoven to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Düsseldorf Hbf ZOB to Maastricht station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Genk Shopping Center perron 3
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Ferry operators

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London to Genk bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Hasselt station.

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Genk is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 11:28 AM in London and 12:28 PM in Genk.

London to Genk train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Genk station.

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Brussels Airlines and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 654+ hotels available in Genk. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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