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There are 6 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Limal by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Brussels, train  •  2h 58m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Brussels (BRU) BER - BRU
  2. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Limal

30€ - 202€

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BER - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Louvain / Leuven

101€ - 306€

Train via Cologne  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Spandau Bhf Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Liege-Guillemins Ice
  4. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven Ic / ...

70€ - 255€

Train  •  11h 22m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Aachen Hbf 1232
  2. Take the train from Eupen to Louvain / Leuven Ic

48€ - 110€

Bus  •  17h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Airport BER, T 1/2 to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS N1325
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Sainte Aybert - France > Sainte Aybert - Belgique > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Rotterdam > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk

47€ - 57€

Drive  •  6h 45m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Limal 774.2 km

80€ - 130€

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Limal is to bus which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 17h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Limal is to fly and train which costs 30€ - 210€ and takes 2h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Limal. However, there are services departing from Berlin, Berlin Airport BER, T 1/2 and arriving at LIMAL Place via Rotterdam, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and BRAINE-L'ALLEUD Gare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Limal. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Limal via Berlin-Spandau, Koeln Hbf, Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins and Louvain / Leuven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 27m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Limal is 645 km. The road distance is 774.2 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Limal without a car is to train via Cologne which takes 9h 27m and costs 70€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 2h 58m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Limal, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Limal bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin Airport BER, T 1/2 station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Limal train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Limal is to train via Cologne which takes 9h 27m and costs 70€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 17h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Limal.
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  • Distance: 644.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 58m

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and Limal, Belgium?

You can take a train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Limal via Berlin-Spandau, Koeln Hbf, Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins, and Louvain / Leuven in around 9h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Limal via Rotterdam, Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Braine-l'Alleud / Eigenbrakel, and BRAINE-L'ALLEUD Gare in around 17h 33m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 390€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
17€ - 80€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 210€
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Limal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
1st Class
7€ - 11€
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Louvain / Leuven
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 16€
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
12€ - 18€
Train from Eupen to Louvain / Leuven
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 17€
1st Class
17€ - 25€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Train from Koeln Hbf to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 70€
Comfort
60€ - 80€
Premium
70€ - 95€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Spandau Bhf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to S Spandau Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
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-Spandau to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Flixtrain
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, Berlin Airport BER, T 1/2 to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Rotterdam to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Blablabus

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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 Limal bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Limal train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Louvain / Leuven station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Limal is 774 km. It takes approximately 6h 45m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Limal.

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

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There are 2193+ hotels available in Limal. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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