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There are 5 ways to get from Aschaffenburg to Brussels by train, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Aschaffenburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice

€75 - €149

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Train, bus and ferry  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the train from Aschaffenburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels

€20 - €70

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Bus  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Aschaffenburg to Cologne South 361
  2. Take the bus from Cologne South to Brussels-North train station N1153

€27 - €33

Drive  •  3h 52m

  1. Drive from Aschaffenburg to Brussels 435.7 km

€45 - €70

Train, fly  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the train from Aschaffenburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU

€72 - €215

Aschaffenburg to Brussels by train

The train journey time between Aschaffenburg and Brussels is around 3h 55m and covers a distance of around 440 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 50m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Regional, HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH and others, the Aschaffenburg to Brussels train service departs from Aschaffenburg Hbf and arrives in Bruxelles-Nord. Typically 50 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 55m
Fastest train time:
3h 50m
Trains per week:
50
Cheapest price:
€78
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:28
Last train departs at:
19:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Aschaffenburg to Brussels train schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aschaffenburg to Brussels is to train and bus and ferry which costs €20 - €70 and takes 8h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Aschaffenburg to Brussels is to train and fly which costs €70 - €220 and takes 3h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aschaffenburg to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Aschaffenburg and arriving at Brussels-North train station via Cologne South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aschaffenburg to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Aschaffenburg Hbf and arriving at Bruxelles-Nord via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 28m.

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The distance between Aschaffenburg and Brussels is 354 km. The road distance is 435.7 km.

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The best way to get from Aschaffenburg to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs €75 - €150.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Aschaffenburg to Brussels, including transfers.

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

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Aschaffenburg to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Aschaffenburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Aschaffenburg to Brussels is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs €75 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €27 - €35 and takes 7h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Aschaffenburg to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 353.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 28m

What companies run services between Aschaffenburg, Germany and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Aschaffenburg to Brussels via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 4h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aschaffenburg to Brussels via Cologne South in around 7h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €370
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aschaffenburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aschaffenburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aschaffenburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Phone
0800 44 33 700
Website
hlb-online.de
Train from Aschaffenburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Train from Aschaffenburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Aschaffenburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Austrian Railways
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Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Aschaffenburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aschaffenburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aschaffenburg to Cologne South
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne South to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Aschaffenburg to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Bruxelles-Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aschaffenburg to Brussels is 436 km. It takes approximately 3h 52m to drive from Aschaffenburg to Brussels.

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