There are 7 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 30 min

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

$88 - $131

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Bielefeld to Hasselt N158
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central Ic / ...

$31 - $49

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Bielefeld to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg to Bruxelles - North

$75 - $121

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Bielefeld to Brussels 240.7 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Paderborn, fly  •  7 h 21 min

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

$185 - $647

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU

$167 - $392

Train, train to Hamburg, fly  •  6 h 34 min

  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

$96 - $223

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bielefeld to Brussels is to bus and train which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 43 min.

More details

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

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Bielefeld to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Bielefeld and arriving at Bruxelles - North via Duisburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 3 min.

More details

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 4 h 30 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Bielefeld to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 75€ - 120€.

More details

It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Bielefeld to Brussels, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Bielefeld to Brussels is to train which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 75€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 7 h 3 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Bielefeld to Brussels.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 198.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from Bielefeld to Brussels via Köln Hbf and Köln Hauptbahnhof in around 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bielefeld to Brussels via Duisburg Hbf and Duisburg in around 7 h 3 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paderborn to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Paderborn to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Paderborn to Brussels via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Paderborn to Brussels via Munich, Hannover
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
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
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Hasselt to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $22
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Herford to Paderborn Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bielefeld to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Duisburg to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bielefeld to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around Belgium

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Paderborn Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 50 min and has one stopover.

Search flights

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

More details

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

More details

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

Get driving directions

Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Paderborn Airport to Brussels Airport.

Search flights

There are 954+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

More details