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There are 7 ways to get from Brussels to Attendorn by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Hagen

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Hagen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hagen Hbf to Finnentrop

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Train

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Meinerzh., Bahnhof/ZOB

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Train #2

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Meinerzh., Bahnhof/ZOB

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Bochum Hbf
  2. Take the train from Bochum Hbf to Plettenberg

Drive

  1. Drive from Brussels to Attendorn

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly, train

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Hagen Hbf
  4. Take the train from Hagen Hbf to Finnentrop

Fly from Brussels, train

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Hagen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hagen Hbf to Finnentrop
Belgium → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Belgium

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Belgium

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Laos, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam and Yemen
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Belgium

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Attendorn is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Attendorn is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Attendorn is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from Germany.

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Last updated: 30 Nov 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Attendorn is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Attendorn is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 2h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Attendorn. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Nord and arriving at Attendorn Bf via Koeln Hbf, Hagen Hbf and Finnentrop Bf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 17m.

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The distance between Brussels and Attendorn is 251 km. The road distance is 307 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Attendorn without a car is to train via Hagen which takes 4h 17m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from Brussels to Attendorn, including transfers.

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Brussels to Attendorn train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Bruxelles-Nord station.

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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 to Attendorn train services, operated by Abellio, arrive at Finnentrop station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Attendorn is 307 km. It takes approximately 2h 56m to drive from Brussels to Attendorn.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Attendorn.
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  • Distance: 250.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 17m

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Attendorn via Koeln Hbf, Hagen Hbf, and Finnentrop Bf in around 4h 17m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €470
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€70 - €290
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €260
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
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 Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €28
1st Class
€30 - €45
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Hagen Hbf to Finnentrop
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Bochum Hbf to Plettenberg
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Hagen Hauptbahnhof to Finnentrop
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Bochum Hbf to Plettenberg
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Meinerzh., Bahnhof/ZOB
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hagen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Eurobahn
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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