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There are 9 ways to get from Berlin to Aalst by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 2m

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

73€ - 270€

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Brussels, train  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Brussels (BRU) BER - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Alost / Aalst

33€ - 161€

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Train via Dortmund  •  9h 22m

  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

109€ - 207€

Bus  •  13h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Halle 052 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Halle to Brussels-North train station 1304

42€ - 56€

Drive  •  7h 3m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Aalst 796.3 km

85€ - 130€

Fly Berlin Tegel to Brussels, train  •  9h 31m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Brussels (BRU) TXL - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Alost / Aalst

96€ - 310€

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6h 43m

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

96€ - 442€

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 32m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BER - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
  3. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

102€ - 434€

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 14m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BER - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

103€ - 325€

Berlin to Aalst by train

The train journey time between Berlin and Aalst is around 7h 49m and covers a distance of around 797 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 31m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Flixtrain and others, the Berlin to Aalst train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Alost / Aalst. Typically 56 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 49m
Fastest train time:
7h 31m
Trains per week:
56
Cheapest price:
140€
Carbon emissions:
42 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:31
Last train departs at:
14:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Aalst train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Aalst is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 13h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Berlin to Aalst is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost 30€ - 170€ and takes 5h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Aalst. However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Aalst Zeeberg via Halle and Brussel Noord opstaphalte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Aalst. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Alost / Aalst via Koeln Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 2m.

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The distance between Berlin and Aalst is 669 km. The road distance is 796.3 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Aalst without a car is to train which takes 8h 2m and costs 70€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 8h 2m to get from Berlin to Aalst, including transfers.

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Berlin to Aalst bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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

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The best way to get from Berlin to Aalst is to train which takes 8h 2m and costs 70€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 13h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Aalst.
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  • Distance: 668.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 2m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Aalst, Belgium?

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Aalst via Koeln Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 8h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Aalst via Halle, Brussels-North train station, and Brussel Noord opstaphalte in around 13h 45m.

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€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Munich, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 370€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 380€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 380€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 400€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
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€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 290€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 90€
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€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 290€
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
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
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
Train from Düsseldorf central station to Aachen central train station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
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€
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Thalys
Standard
45€ - 65€
Comfort
55€ - 75€
Premium
60€ - 85€
Train from Aachen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
55€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 90€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Alost / Aalst
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 14€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 14€
1st Class
15€ - 18€
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
National Express Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
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 central bus station to Halle
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Halle to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Berlin to Aalst 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 to Aalst is 796 km. It takes approximately 7h 3m to drive from Berlin to Aalst.

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