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There are 7 ways to get from Bonn Hbf to Brussels by train, tram, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice

43€ - 107€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the rideshare from Bonn to Ixelles 230.4 km

13€

5 alternative options

Line 16 tram, bus  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the line 16 tram from Bonn Hbf to Köln Dom / Hbf 16 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Köln to Bruxelles - North

37€ - 52€

Bus  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße 328 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße to Brussels, Brussels-North station 328 / ...

17€ - 22€

Night train  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the night train from Bonn-Beuel to Bruxelles-Nord Nj

20€ - 26€

Drive  •  2h 11m

  1. Drive from Bonn Hbf to Brussels 230.2 km

26€ - 40€

Train, fly  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU

98€ - 362€

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The cheapest way to get from Bonn Hbf to Brussels is to rideshare which costs 13€ and takes 2h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Bonn Hbf to Brussels is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bonn Hbf to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Bonn Hbf and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bonn Hbf to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Bonn Hbf and arriving at Bruxelles-Nord via Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 3m.

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The distance between Bonn Hbf and Brussels is 194 km. The road distance is 230.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bonn Hbf to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 3h 3m and costs 40€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 3h 3m to get from Bonn Hbf to Brussels, including transfers.

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Bonn Hbf to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport station.

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Bonn Hbf to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Koeln Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Bonn Hbf to Brussels is to train which takes 3h 3m and costs 40€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 22€ and takes 5h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Bonn Hbf to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 193.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 3m

What companies run services between Bonn Hbf, Germany and Brussels, Belgium?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord 4 times a day. Tickets cost 40€ - 60€ and the journey takes 1h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bonn Hbf to Brussels via Köln Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf, Cologne, Cologne South, Airport, and Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße in around 5h 56m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 380€
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 43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Bonn-Beuel to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 26€
Website
Nightjet
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 Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 40€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
16€ - 23€
1st Class
27€ - 40€
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 Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bonn to Ixelles
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Bonn Hbf to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Bonn Hbf to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Bruxelles-Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bonn Hbf to Brussels is 230 km. It takes approximately 2h 11m to drive from Bonn Hbf to Brussels.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1197+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

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