How to travel from Genk to Brussels

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from Genk to Brussels

You can get from Genk to Brussels by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Genk to Brussels on Aug 17 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Genk and Brussels

distanceDistance50 miles (81 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $17
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€5) • 1 h
fastestFastest modeBus • $5 (€5) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCB | IC

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 50 miles (81 km) from Genk to Brussels. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or SNCB | IC among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Genk to Brussels.

Travel Tips: Travel from Genk to Brussels

Travel to Brussels easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Genk to Brussels.

You can travel to Brussels from Genk 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Brussels from Genk is by taking a bus, which costs on average $5 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Brussels:

A bus is generally $12 (€11) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $17 (€16) from Genk to Brussels.

The fastest way to get to Brussels from Genk is by bus with an average travel time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Brussels can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 1 h 20 min   on average.

The distance from Genk to Brussels is approximately 50 miles (81 km).

The average frequency per day from Genk to Brussels is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 21 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Genk and Brussels as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Genk to Brussels:

  • Buses from Genk to Brussels most often leave from Genk, Europalaan (Station) and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Trains mostly leave from Genk and tend to arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Genk to Brussels, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Brussels by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Genk to Brussels tickets on Omio for $5 (€5).
  • Travel with SNCB | IC for trains to Brussels. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCB | IC Genk to Brussels tickets on Omio for $17 (€16).

Yes, there are direct routes from Genk to Brussels with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 15 direct trains a day to Brussels with SNCB or SNCB | IC.

Direct services to Brussels tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Genk to Brussels often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Genk and Brussels itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Brussels and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Genk to Brussels, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $5 (€5) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $17 (€16) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Genk to Brussels tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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