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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen to Brussels by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Brussels  •  4h 4m

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

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Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) BER - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BER - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord

Train via Berlin-Spandau  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 to S Spandau Bhf S9 / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice / ...

Train  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the train from S Ostbahnhof to Köln Hbf 10 / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice / ...

Bus via Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2  •  14h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Brussels-North train station 081

Bus  •  18h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Brussels

Drive  •  6h 45m

  1. Drive from Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen to Brussels 774.5 km
Germany → Belgium
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International entry into Belgium from Germany

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from Germany

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Bahrain, Chile, Colombia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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

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

The social distance requirement in Brussels is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Belgium.

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Last updated: 20 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen to Brussels is to bus via Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 which costs €40 - €55 and takes 14h 37m.

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The fastest way to get from Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen to Brussels is to fly which takes 4h 4m and costs €25 - €210.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bus ZOB] and arriving at Brussels-North train station via Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and Berlin ZOB [Fernbus]. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 and arriving at Bruxelles-Nord via Berlin-Spandau and Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 20m.

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The distance between Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen and Brussels is 655 km. The road distance is 774.5 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen to Brussels without a car is to train via Berlin-Spandau which takes 8h 20m and costs €70 - €200.

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It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen to Brussels, including transfers.

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Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] station.

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Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen to Brussels train services, operated by S-Bahn Berlin, depart from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 station.

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The best way to get from Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen to Brussels is to fly which takes 4h 4m and costs €25 - €210. Alternatively, you can train via Berlin-Spandau, which costs €70 - €200 and takes 8h 20m, you could also bus via Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2, which costs €40 - €55 and takes 14h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 654.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 4m

What companies run services between Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen, Germany and Brussels, Belgium?

Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen to Brussels every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen to Brussels via Berlin-Spandau and Koeln Hbf in around 8h 20m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €230
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €280
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €140
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€15 - €190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €390
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 Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from S Ostbahnhof to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
National Express Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
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 Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€50 - €75
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 to S Spandau Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] to S Spandau Bhf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin-Spandau station to Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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-Schönefeld Flughafen to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels-North train station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen to Brussels is 774 km. It takes approximately 6h 45m to drive from Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen to Brussels.

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Ryanair, KLM, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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The best way to get from Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 8 min and costs €2 - €3.

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