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Travel from Heerlen to Brussels by train in 1 hour 52 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Heerlen to Brussels by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Heerlen to Brussels by train is 2 hours 42 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 1 hour 52 minutes. Around 27 trains per day travel the 71 miles (114 km) between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way to Brussels.

Book train tickets from Heerlen to Brussels in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from €26.80. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Heerlen to Brussels by train

It takes an average of 2h 42m to travel from Heerlen to Brussels by train, over a distance of around 71 miles (114 km). There are normally 27 trains per day travelling from Heerlen to Brussels and tickets for this journey start from €26.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 52m
PriceFrom €26.80
Distance71 miles (114 km)
Frequency27 trains per day
First train06:18
Last train23:52
Departure stationHeerlen
Arrival stationBrussels
Changes1 change

Heerlen to Brussels train times

Check out the next trains departing from Heerlen to Brussels for Tuesday 1st February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:18 12:30 2h 12m, 2 changes
10:43 12:35 1h 52m, 1 change
11:18 13:30 2h 12m, 2 changes
12:43 14:35 1h 52m, 1 change
13:18 15:32 2h 14m, 2 changes
14:18 16:32 2h 14m, 2 changes
14:43 16:35 1h 52m, 1 change
15:18 17:30 2h 12m, 2 changes
15:43 17:35 1h 52m, 1 change
16:18 18:30 2h 12m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Heerlen to Brussels

The price of train tickets from Heerlen to Brussels starts at €26.80 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Heerlen to Brussels by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Heerlen to Brussels? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Heerlen to Brussels take?

The average journey time by train between Heerlen and Brussels is 2 hours and 42 minutes, with around 27 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Heerlen and Brussels by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Heerlen to Brussels is 1 hour and 52 minutes.

How much does the train from Heerlen to Brussels cost?

Train ticket prices from Heerlen to Brussels can start from as little as €26.80 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Heerlen to Brussels?

No, there are no direct train services from Heerlen to Brussels. Travelling from Heerlen to Brussels by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Heerlen to Brussels leave?

The first train from Heerlen to Brussels leaves at 06:18. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Heerlen to Brussels leave?

The last train from Heerlen to Brussels leaves at 23:52. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Heerlen and Brussels by train?

Trains travelling from Heerlen to Brussels cover a distance of around 71 miles (114 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Brussels to Heerlen.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Heerlen to Brussels for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/01/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 11/06/2021 for travel on 11/06/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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