There are 9 ways to get from London to Genk by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Est
  2. Intercity

$82 - $218

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. Intercity

$25 - $36

7 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 13 min

  1. 815
  2. 178

$31 - $45

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 36 min

$225 - $257

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 42 min

$77 - $120

Fly London Heathrow to Brussels, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. LHR - BRU

$106 - $264

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. LCY - RTM

$115 - $358

Fly London City to Antwerp, train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. LCY - ANR

$87 - $322

Fly London Stansted to Eindhoven, train, line 995 bus, line 45 bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. STN - EIN

$72 - $222

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

You can take a train from London to Genk via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar and Bruxelles-Midi in around 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Genk via Leuven, Leuven Station Perron 15, and Maasmechelen Centrum in around 10 h 13 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
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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
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
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $240
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Genk
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
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
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Genk
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $19
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
$176
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)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Leuven Station Perron 15 to Maasmechelen Centrum
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Lanaken Cultureel Centrum
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Lanaken Cultureel Centrum to Genk Shopping Center perron 3
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Genk is 396 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Genk is to bus and train which costs £19 - £28 and takes 10 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Genk is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs £60 - £170.

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 Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London to Genk. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Genk Shopping Center perron 3 via Leuven Station Perron 15 and Maasmechelen Centrum. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from London to Genk, including transfers.