Brussels to Heerlen by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:33
  • Last train
    00:31
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 33m

Travelling from Brussels to Heerlen by train

Fast 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.

Are there direct trains from Brussels to Heerlen?

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

We usually find around 5 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 are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 12 departures.

How long is the train journey from Brussels to Heerlen?

The Brussels to Heerlen train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Brussels to Heerlen train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Heerlen is usually scheduled to depart Brussels around 06:38 and the last train is around 00:31. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brussels around 05:56, and the last at 00:21.

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 train companies operate between Brussels and Heerlen?

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

  • Eurostar
  • IC Direct
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • 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.

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