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There are 6 ways to get from Berlin to Brussels by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly to Brussels  •  4h 18m

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

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Bus  •  12h 15m

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

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Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  5h 56m

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

Train  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Köln Hbf 10 / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord 79

Rideshare  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Brussels 767.5 km

Drive  •  6h 52m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Brussels 768.1 km

Berlin to Brussels by train

The train journey time between Berlin and Brussels is around 7h 22m and covers a distance of around 765 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and Flixtrain, the Berlin to Brussels train service departs from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arrives in Bruxelles-Nord. Typically 47 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

47 Weekly Trains
7h 22m Average Duration
€68 Cheapest Price
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Germany → Belgium
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Yes, entry into Belgium is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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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 recommended.

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, returning to Germany from Belgium is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Brussels is to bus which costs €25 - €35 and takes 12h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Brussels is to fly which costs €35 - €290 and takes 4h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] and arriving at Brussels-North train station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Bruxelles-Nord via Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 22m.

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The distance between Berlin and Brussels is 651 km. The road distance is 768.1 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 7h 22m and costs €65 - €190.

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It takes approximately 4h 18m to get from Berlin to Brussels, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Berlin to Brussels is to fly which takes 4h 18m and costs €35 - €290. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €65 - €190 and takes 7h 22m, you could also bus, which costs €25 - €35 and takes 12h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 651.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 18m

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

Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Berlin Hbf to Brussels every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Brussels via Köln Hbf in around 7h 22m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €410
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€40 - €250
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 Köln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
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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Other operators
Blablacar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
8h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€39
Schedules at
blablacar.com

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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Berlin 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 to Brussels is 768 km. It takes approximately 6h 52m to drive from Berlin to Brussels.

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

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Book your Berlin to Brussels bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 338+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at €100 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin and Brussels. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €3 - €22.

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