Heerlen to Brussels by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 52m
  • Distance
    115 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 39m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Heerlen to Brussels by train

Fast trains from Heerlen to Brussels take around 1 hour and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 115 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Heerlen and Brussels.

1. Are there direct trains from Heerlen to Brussels?

Journeys between Heerlen and Brussels usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Heerlen to Brussels every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 18 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Heerlen to Brussels?

The Heerlen to Brussels train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Heerlen to Brussels train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Brussels is usually scheduled to depart Heerlen around 05:14 and the last train is around 00:18. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Heerlen around 06:02, and the last at 00:21.

When to book Heerlen to Brussels train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Heerlen to Brussels by train.

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Which train companies operate between Heerlen and Brussels?

More than one train company operates on the route from Heerlen to Brussels, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional train
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • Regionalzug
  • Schnellzug
  • Thalys

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.