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There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Brussels by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Brussels  •  4h 23m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Brussels (BRU) VIE - BRU

$77 - $234

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Bus Eurolines CZ  •  20h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Brno 2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brno Zvonarka to Brussels

$69 - $110

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) VIE - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi

$123 - $273

Train  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice

$214 - $325

Bus FlixBus  •  20h

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Brussels, Brussels-North station N36 / ...

$70 - $120

Drive, train  •  12h 13m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice
  4. Drive from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Brussels

$201 - $299

Drive  •  10h 9m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Brussels 690.6 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Brussels is to bus which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 20h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Brussels is to fly which costs 65€ - 210€ and takes 4h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20h.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Brusel Nord via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Köln Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 48m.

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The distance between Vienna and Brussels is 915 km. The road distance is 1104.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 10h 48m and costs 180€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from Vienna to Brussels, including transfers.

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Vienna to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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Vienna to Brussels train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Brussels is to fly which takes 4h 23m and costs 65€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 290€ and takes 10h 48m, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 100€ and takes 20h.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 571.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Brussels, Belgium?

Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Vienna to Brussels hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Brussels via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, and Köln Hauptbahnhof in around 10h 48m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Brno
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Brno Zvonarka to Brussels
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Schedules at
elines.cz

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Vienna to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Vienna to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Brusel Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Brussels is 1105 km. It takes approximately 10h 9m to drive from Vienna to Brussels.

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Ethiopian Airlines, easyJet, Eurowings and four other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1047+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 11€.

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