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There are 5 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly  •  1h 59m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Brussels (BRU) BER - BRU

€28 - €147

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Train  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice / ...

€70 - €318

Train via Dortmund  •  10h 13m

  1. Take the train from Berlin central station to Dortmund central station Flx30
  2. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys

€110 - €210

Bus, bus and ferry  •  13h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Duisburg central train station N1320
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Duisburg to Brussels

€35 - €44

Drive  •  6h 47m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station 775.5 km

€80 - €130

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station by train and walk

The journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Brussels-South Station is around 8h 8m and covers a distance of around 804 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 30m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, S-Bahn Berlin and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station service departs from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in Brussels-South Station. Typically 56 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 8m
Fastest journey time:
7h 30m
Services per week:
56
Cheapest price:
€142
Carbon emissions:
42 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:14
Last service departs at:
23:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station train and walk schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brussels-South Station is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Brussels-South Station is mandatory.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station is to bus and bus and ferry which costs €35 - €45 and takes 13h 3m.

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The fastest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station is to fly which takes 1h 59m and costs €27 - €150.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station. However, there are services departing from Berlin Airport BER and arriving at Brussels via Duisburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Berlin Hbf and Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 24m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Brussels-South Station is 655 km. The road distance is 775.5 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station without a car is to train which takes 8h 24m and costs €70 - €320.

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It takes approximately 1h 59m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin Airport BER station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station is to fly which takes 1h 59m and costs €27 - €150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €70 - €320 and takes 8h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station.
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  • Distance: 655.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 59m

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and Brussels-South Station, Belgium?

Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station via Berlin Hbf, Koeln Hbf, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 8h 24m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €320
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€14 - €130
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 Berlin Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Berlin Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin central station to Dortmund central station
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €170
Website
Thalys
Standard
€80 - €110
Comfort
€95 - €120
Premium
€120 - €170
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 Berlin Airport BER to Duisburg central train station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Duisburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Brussels station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station is 775 km. It takes approximately 6h 47m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Brussels-South Station.

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Ryanair, Brussels Airlines, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 424+ hotels available in Brussels-South Station. Prices start at €75 per night.

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