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There are 5 ways to get from Brussels Central Station to Düsseldorf by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  3 h 9 min

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

$58 - $100

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Bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Düsseldorf 081 / ...

$15 - $26

3 alternative options

Train Thalys  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf

$74 - $105

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Central Station to Düsseldorf 127 miles

$26 - $40

Train, fly  •  4 h 24 min

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

$130 - $343

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels Central Station to Düsseldorf is to bus which costs 12€ - 23€ and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Central Station to Düsseldorf is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels Central Station to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. and arriving at Düsseldorf Hbf via Brusel Nord and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

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The distance between Brussels Central Station and Düsseldorf is 174 km. The road distance is 203.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Central Station to Düsseldorf without a car is to train which takes 3 h 9 min and costs 50€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Brussels Central Station to Düsseldorf, including transfers.

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Brussels Central Station to Düsseldorf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Brusel Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels Central Station to Düsseldorf is to train which takes 3 h 9 min and costs 50€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 23€ and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Brussels Central Station to Düsseldorf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Köln Hauptbahnhof station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Central Station to Düsseldorf.
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  • Distance: 108.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 9 min

What companies run services between Brussels Central Station, Belgium and Düsseldorf, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Brussels Central Station to Düsseldorf every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 41 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels Central Station to Düsseldorf 3 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
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 Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Central Station to Düsseldorf is 203 km. It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to drive from Brussels Central Station to Düsseldorf.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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