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There are 3 ways to get from Sittard to Liège by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the train from Sittard to Maastricht Intercity / ...
  2. Take the train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins Stoptrein

€10 - €26

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Sittard, Stadsschouwburg to Maastricht, Station Perron F 30
  2. Take the bus from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins Stopbus i.p.v. trein / ...

€12 - €16

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Sittard to Liège 54.9 km

€6 - €10

Sittard to Liège by train

The train journey time between Sittard and Liège is around 1h 7m and covers a distance of around 53 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 5m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), Arriva NL and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Sittard to Liège train service departs from Sittard and arrives in Liege-Guillemins. Typically 132 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 7m
Fastest train time:
1h 5m
Trains per week:
132
Cheapest price:
€10
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:00
Last train departs at:
23:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sittard to Liège train schedules

Trains departing Friday, June 25, 2021

Netherlands → Belgium
Partially open

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International entry into Belgium from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Australia, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory and South Africa are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from Netherlands.

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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
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Liège is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Liège is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sittard to Liège is to drive which costs €6 - €10 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sittard to Liège is to drive which costs €6 - €10 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sittard to Liège. However, there are services departing from Sittard, Stadsschouwburg and arriving at Liege-Guillemins via Maastricht. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sittard to Liège. However, there are services departing from Sittard and arriving at Liege-Guillemins via Maastricht. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 28m.

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The distance between Sittard and Liège is 46 km. The road distance is 54.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sittard to Liège without a car is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs €9 - €27.

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It takes approximately 1h 28m to get from Sittard to Liège, including transfers.

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Sittard to Liège bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Sittard, Stadsschouwburg station.

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Sittard to Liège train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Sittard station.

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The best way to get from Sittard to Liège is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs €9 - €27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €11 - €17 and takes 3h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Sittard to Liège.
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  • Distance: 45.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 28m

What companies run services between Sittard, Netherlands and Liège, Belgium?

You can take a train from Sittard to Liège via Maastricht in around 1h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sittard to Liège via Maastricht, Station Perron F and Maastricht in around 3h 8m.

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 Sittard to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€13 - €19
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Sittard to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
arriva.nl
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€5 - €8
1st Class
€7 - €12
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Sittard, Stadsschouwburg to Maastricht, Station Perron F
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
arriva.nl
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Bus from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maastricht to Liège Guillemins
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Sittard to Liège bus services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Liege-Guillemins station.

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Sittard to Liège train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Liege-Guillemins station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sittard to Liège is 55 km. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Sittard to Liège.

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