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There are 11 ways to get from Brussels to Berlin by train, bus, rideshare, 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 Deutsche Bahn  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$148 - $228

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Fly Brussels to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) BRU - SXF

$22 - $180

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Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Centraal to Breda Ic
  2. Take the train from Breda to Deventer
  3. Take the train from Deventer to Berlin Hbf

$94 - $176

Bus  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 081

$47 - $80

Rideshare  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Brussels to Berlin 477.4 miles

$46

Drive  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Berlin 478.1 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Brussels to Berlin Tegel  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BRU - TXL

$42 - $205

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) CGN - TXL

$100 - $220

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) DUS - TXL

$112 - $231

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 8 min

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

$128 - $342

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5 h 40 min

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

$103 - $267

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Berlin is to rideshare which costs 40€ and takes 8 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Berlin is to fly which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Berlin Hbf (tief) via Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 48 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Berlin is 651 km. The road distance is 765 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 6 h 48 min and costs 120€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 48 min to get from Brussels to Berlin, including transfers.

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

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Brussels to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Brusel Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Berlin is to train which takes 6 h 48 min and costs 120€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 12 h 32 min, you could also fly, which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 407.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Berlin via Köln Hbf in around 6 h 48 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Berlin once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $75 and the journey takes 11 h 45 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $210
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 Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
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 Brussel-Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Deventer
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Deventer to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Brussels to Berlin
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Brussels to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Brussels to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Berlin is 765 km. It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to drive from Brussels to Berlin.

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

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There are 1404+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Brussels and Berlin. 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 Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 4€ - 18€.

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