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There are 5 ways to get from Venlo to Brussels by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Breda  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Breda
  3. Take the train from Breda to Brussel-Noord

$34 - $61

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Bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Venlo, Venlo Station to Eindhoven 268
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven to Brussels, Brussels-North station 822

$10 - $18

3 alternative options

Train  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Roermond to Maastricht Randwyck
  2. Take the train from Maastricht Randwyck to Hasselt
  3. Take the train from Hasselt to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. Ic / ...

Drive  •  1h 44m

  1. Drive from Venlo to Brussels 105.6 miles

$25 - $40

Train, fly  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Venlo to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU

$75 - $286

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The cheapest way to get from Venlo to Brussels is to bus which costs 8€ - 16€ and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Venlo to Brussels is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venlo station to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Venlo, Venlo Station and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station via Eindhoven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venlo to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Venlo and arriving at Brussel-Noord via Eindhoven and Breda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 43m.

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The distance between Venlo and Brussels is 140 km. The road distance is 169 km.

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The best way to get from Venlo to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 3h 43m and costs 29€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 3h 43m to get from Venlo to Brussels, including transfers.

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Venlo to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venlo, Venlo Station.

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Venlo to Brussels train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Venlo station.

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The best way to get from Venlo to Brussels is to train which takes 3h 43m and costs 29€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 16€ and takes 4h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Venlo to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 87.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 43m

What companies run services between Venlo, Netherlands and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Venlo to Brussels via Eindhoven and Breda in around 3h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Venlo to Brussels via Eindhoven in around 4h 5m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
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 Venlo to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Breda
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Brussel-Noord
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Venlo to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Roermond to Maastricht Randwyck
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
arriva.nl
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Maastricht Randwyck to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $23
Train from Hasselt to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$16 - $24
Bus operators
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 Venlo, Venlo Station to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Eindhoven to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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Venlo to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Venlo to Brussels train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Brussel-Noord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venlo to Brussels is 169 km. It takes approximately 1h 44m to drive from Venlo to Brussels.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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