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There are 9 ways to get from Bielefeld to Brussels by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice

$86 - $132

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Bus  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Bielefeld to Essen 072
  2. Take the bus from Essen - Hauptbahnhof to Bruxelles - North

$48 - $79

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Train Thalys  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi

$118 - $172

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Bielefeld to Brussels 240.7 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Hannover, fly to Brussels  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Brussels (BRU) HAJ - BRU

$98 - $335

Train to Paderborn, fly to Brussels  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the train from Herford to Paderborn Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Paderborn (PAD) to Brussels (BRU) PAD - BRU

$170 - $647

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Brussels  •  7h

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hengelo
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU

$74 - $284

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi

$166 - $389

Train, train to Hamburg, fly to Brussels  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Brussels (BRU) HAM - BRU

$80 - $222

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The cheapest way to get from Bielefeld to Brussels is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Bielefeld to Brussels is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bielefeld to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Bielefeld and arriving at Bruxelles - North via Essen - Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bielefeld to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Bielefeld Hbf and arriving at Brusel Nord via Köln Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 48m.

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The distance between Bielefeld and Brussels is 318 km. The road distance is 385.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bielefeld to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 4h 48m and costs 70€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Bielefeld to Brussels, including transfers.

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Bielefeld to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bielefeld station.

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Bielefeld to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Bielefeld Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Bielefeld to Brussels is to train which takes 4h 48m and costs 70€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 6h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Bielefeld to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 198.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

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

You can take a train from Bielefeld to Brussels via Köln Hauptbahnhof in around 4h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bielefeld to Brussels via Essen and Essen - Hauptbahnhof in around 6h 36m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Paderborn to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Paderborn to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Paderborn to Brussels via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Paderborn to Brussels via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hannover to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Herford to Paderborn Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Hengelo to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bielefeld to Essen
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Essen - Hauptbahnhof to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Hannover Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Bielefeld to Brussels bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Bruxelles - North station.

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Bielefeld to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Brusel Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bielefeld to Brussels is 385 km. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Bielefeld to Brussels.

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KLM, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Hannover Airport to Brussels Airport.

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