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There are 2 ways to get from Valkenswaard to Houthalen-Helchteren by bus or car

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Line 318 bus, line 180 bus

  1. Take the line 318 bus from Valkenswaard, Markt to Luyksgestel, Boscheind
  2. Take the line 180 bus from Lommel Vreyshorring to Helchteren Kruispunt

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  1. Drive from Valkenswaard to Houthalen-Helchteren

Valkenswaard to Houthalen-Helchteren by bus

50 Weekly Buses
2h 56m Average Duration
€5 Cheapest Price
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Netherlands → Belgium
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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: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from Netherlands

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Bahrain, Chile, Colombia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

Mandatory

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Houthalen-Helchteren is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Houthalen-Helchteren 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, returning to Netherlands from Belgium is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 23 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Valkenswaard to Houthalen-Helchteren is to drive which costs €5 - €8 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valkenswaard to Houthalen-Helchteren is to drive which costs €5 - €8 and takes 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Valkenswaard to Houthalen-Helchteren. However, there are services departing from Valkenswaard, Markt and arriving at Helchteren Kruispunt via Luyksgestel, Boscheind and Lommel Vreyshorring. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 56m.

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The distance between Valkenswaard and Houthalen-Helchteren is 34 km. The road distance is 36.5 km.

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The best way to get from Valkenswaard to Houthalen-Helchteren without a car is to line 318 bus and line 180 bus which takes 2h 56m and costs €5 - €10.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Valkenswaard to Houthalen-Helchteren, including transfers.

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Valkenswaard to Houthalen-Helchteren bus services, operated by Connexxion, depart from Valkenswaard, Markt station.

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Valkenswaard to Houthalen-Helchteren bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Helchteren Kruispunt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Valkenswaard to Houthalen-Helchteren is 36 km. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Valkenswaard to Houthalen-Helchteren.

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Map of how to get from Valkenswaard to Houthalen-Helchteren.
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  • Distance: 34.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 56m

What companies run services between Valkenswaard, Netherlands and Houthalen-Helchteren, Belgium?

You can take a bus from Valkenswaard to Houthalen-Helchteren via Luyksgestel, Boscheind and Lommel Vreyshorring in around 2h 56m.

Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Lommel Vreyshorring to Helchteren Kruispunt
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3

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