There are 10 ways to get from Brussels to Berlin by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

139€ - 267€

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Bus  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Berlin 550 / ...

35€ - 50€

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Rideshare  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the rideshare from Brussels to Berlin 763.9 km

40€

Drive  •  7h 5m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Berlin Hbf 761.6 km

90€ - 140€

Fly Brussels to Berlin Tegel  •  4h 5m

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

49€ - 231€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) DUS - TXL

105€ - 315€

Fly Brussels to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4h 20m

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

38€ - 214€

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) CGN - TXL

77€ - 250€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5h 13m

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

108€ - 361€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5h 33m

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

103€ - 334€

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Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Berlin is to fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 4h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bruxelles, Nord and arriving at Berlin. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 41m.

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The distance between Brussels and Berlin is 651 km. The road distance is 761.6 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 6h 41m and costs 130€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 6h 41m to get from Brussels to Berlin, including transfers.

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Brussels to Berlin bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Bruxelles, Nord station.

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Brussels to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Berlin is to train which takes 6h 41m and costs 130€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 10h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 4h 5m.

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  • Distance: 651.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 41m

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Berlin Hbf via Koeln Hbf in around 6h 41m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Berlin twice daily. Tickets cost 35€ - 50€ and the journey takes 10h 30m. FlixBus also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 250€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 320€
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 160€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 320€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 420€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 320€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
19€ - 190€
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
Thalys
Standard
65€ - 90€
Comfort
75€ - 100€
Premium
90€ - 130€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
70€ - 150€
Website
Thalys
Standard
70€ - 100€
Comfort
85€ - 110€
Premium
100€ - 150€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Berlin
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 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
12h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to 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
8h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€
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 1h 20m.

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Brussels to Berlin bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Berlin station.

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Brussels to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Berlin is 762 km. It takes approximately 7h 5m to drive from Brussels to Berlin.

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

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Book your Brussels to Berlin train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Brussels to Berlin bus tickets online with Omio, Busbud and FlixBus.

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There are 1629+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at 87€ 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 16€ - 18€.

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