Brussels to Heerlen by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    19:49
  • Last train
    20:56
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 33m

Travelling from Brussels to Heerlen by train

The fastest trains from Brussels to Heerlen take around 2 hours and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 115 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brussels and Heerlen.

Journeys between Brussels and Heerlen usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 2 departures on the route from Brussels to Heerlen every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Heerlen is usually scheduled to depart Brussels around 19:49 and the last train is around 20:56. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brussels around 06:25, and the last at 21:13.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Brussels to Heerlen 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 Brussels to Heerlen by train.

Which trains operate between Brussels and Heerlen?

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

  • Bus
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • 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.

Find journey information for Heerlen to Brussels

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

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