There are 13 ways to get from Southampton 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  •  7 h 21 min

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

$105 - $262

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Bus, train  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Genk Ic / ...

$34 - $50

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Maastricht 328

$82 - $120

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 36 min

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

$237 - $276

Drive, carferry  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Genk

$92 - $142

Train to Bristol, fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Brussels (BRU) BRS - BRU
  3. Take the train from Leuven to Genk

$137 - $381

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  4. Take the train from Leuven to Genk

$132 - $311

Fly Southampton to Dusseldorf, train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Dusseldorf (DUS) SOU - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf ZOB to Maastricht station

$89 - $273

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  8 h 19 min

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

$145 - $406

Fly Southampton to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Amsterdam (AMS) SOU - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Hasselt

$103 - $286

Train to London Stansted, fly to Eindhoven, train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Eindhoven (EIN) STN - EIN
  3. Take the train from Eindhoven to Maastricht

$97 - $269

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Brussels (BRU) LGW - BRU
  3. Take the train from Leuven to Genk

$247 - $585

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Dusseldorf  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LHR - DUS
  4. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf ZOB to Maastricht station

$131 - $333

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Genk. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Genk Shopping Center perron 2 via London Victoria, Lille and Maastricht Station perron D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 32 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Genk is 302 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Genk without a car is to train which takes 7 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to get from Southampton to Genk, including transfers.

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Southampton to Genk bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Southampton to Genk bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Maastricht station.

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Genk is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 7:32 AM in Southampton and 8:32 AM in Genk.

Brussels Airlines, KLM and BMI Regional offer flights from Bristol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 653+ hotels available in Genk. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Genk.
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  • Distance: 302.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Genk via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 7 h 21 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 Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Southampton to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Southampton to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $2,400
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
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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
$18 - $27
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
$14 - $21
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $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 Düsseldorf Hbf ZOB to Maastricht station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
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
$14 - $26
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
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
Website
regiojet.com
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 Lille to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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