There are 5 ways to get from Brussels to Bergisch Gladbach by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 14 min

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

$45 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen 264

$13 - $22

3 alternative options

Bus Eurolines DE  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles - North to Köln

$40 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Bergisch Gladbach 145.9 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Berchem
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) ANR - CGN
  3. Take the train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Bergisch Gladbach

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Bergisch Gladbach is to bus which costs 11€ - 19€ and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Bergisch Gladbach is to train which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 2 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Bergisch Gladbach. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Bergisch Gladbach, Arbeitsagentur via Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Doktorsburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Bergisch Gladbach. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Bergisch Gladbach via Köln, Dom / Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Bergisch Gladbach is 196 km. The road distance is 233.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Bergisch Gladbach without a car is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Brussels to Bergisch Gladbach, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Bergisch Gladbach is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs 40€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Antwerp Airport to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Brussels to Bergisch Gladbach bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen station.

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  • Distance: 122.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 14 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Bergisch Gladbach, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Brussels to Bergisch Gladbach every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Brussels to Bergisch Gladbach 4 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 48 min.

Airlines
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $370
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 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $16
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Bergisch Gladbach
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
avv.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to Köln
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
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 Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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