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Public Transport in Liège

The public transport system in Liège relies on it’s dense network of Bus lines. More then 75 different bus lines pass through the city. Most of them either end at the Liège Guillemains Trainstation or in the City Centre near Place Saint Lambert, the Opéra etc. There is no metro system in Liège, however on April 25th 2024 a new Tram line will officially be opened.

Busses in Liège

All busses in Liège are operated by the company called TEC.

Liege bus ticket prices:

The prices of your bus ticket vary on the distance you’ll be covering. All tickets are valid for a certain period of time.This means that you can change bus-lines as many times as you like, within this time period. Once the time period is passed, you can continue your ride to your final destination.In case you need to switch lines after to reach your destination, you need to buy a new ticket.

Ticket typeSingle ticketTime validDay Pass
Next (1-2 zones)2,1060 mins4,20€
Horizon (no zone limitation, except Express lines)3€90 mins
Express (valid on the entire network)5€150 mins8€

Are you unsure which ticket to buy? If you only plan to travel within the city centre, then you can use the Next Ticket. When traveling from or to the outskirts of the city, you’ll probably need a Horizon ticket. The Express ticket is only used for traveling to a different town. .

Where to buy your Liège bus tickets

You can either buy your bus tickets in pre-sale at one of the ticket vending machines or TEC sales points. In order to do this, you’ll need to buy a MOVIBB travel card first, which will be used as a ticket carrier. Alternatively you can also buy your ticket on board, but expect to pay a surplus.

  • Digital single and multi tickets can be purchased using the TEC-app.
  • All digital tickets and day-passes can be bought at the TEV vending points, using your MOVIBB travel card.
  • Day-passes can only be purchased at the TEC vending points on a disposable card, or using the MOVIBB travel card.
  • Paper tickets are sold on-board but are more expensive. (+0.50€ for single trips, +0.90€ for Next day pass and + 2€ for Express day pass)

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Liège International Airport:

Liège Airport is located 10km outside the city. The airport serves mostly cargo-flights alongside a small number of seasonal holiday flights operated by TUIfly.

Bus lines 53 and 57 will bring you to the city centre. Alternatively you can use a airport shuttle service or a taxi.

Liège Guillemins Trainstation:

Liège Guillemins is the major trainstation in the city centre that serves as the major public transport hub. There are international ICE Trains and Thalys High Speed trains connecting Liège with Brussels, Paris, Aachen, Cologne, and Frankfurt. Intercity trains are operated by NMBS/SNCB, offering and excellent connection between Liège and countless other towns and cities in Belgium.

  • IC trains run several times per hour, connecting Brussels and Liège in less then 1 hour.
  • Thalys runs op to 5 direct high speed trains a day, connecting Paris and Liège in 2h15.
  • The ICE train to Frankfurt runs 7 times a day, connecting Frankfurt and Liège in 2h20.

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