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

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Train  •  5 h 45 min

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

$112 - $164

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Bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bremen to Brussels, Brussels-North station N71 / ...

$27 - $75

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Bus, train  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bremen, ZOB Breitenweg to Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg 100
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Centraal Intercity direct

$87 - $126

Rideshare  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bremen to Brussels 300.7 miles

$35

Train, drive  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Drive from Duisburg Hbf to Brussels

$87 - $129

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Bremen to Brussels 300.7 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Bremen to Brussels  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Brussels (BRU) BRE - BRU

$70 - $333

Fly Bremen to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRE - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi

$114 - $394

Train to Hamburg, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Brussels (BRU) HAM - BRU

$47 - $169

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bremen and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bremen to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Bremen Hbf and arriving at Brusel Nord via Köln Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Bremen and Brussels is 393 km. The road distance is 481.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 5 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Bremen to Brussels, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bremen to Brussels is to train which takes 5 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 58 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bremen Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Bremen to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 245.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Bremen to Brussels via Köln Hbf and Köln Hauptbahnhof in around 5 h 45 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bremen to Brussels twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 25 min. Eurolines DE also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bremen to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Bremen to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bremen to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bremen to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
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 Bremen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
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 Bremen Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.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 Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
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 Bremen to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bremen to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$56
High
$63
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Bremen, ZOB Breitenweg to Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
arriva.nl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bremen to Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bremen to Brussels is 481 km. It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to drive from Bremen to Brussels.

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Swiss, Eurowings, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Bremen Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Bremen to Brussels bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 951+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bremen 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 Bremen to Bremen Airport is to line 6 tram which takes 10 min and costs .

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