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There are 8 ways to get from Brussels to Bitche by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Niederbronn Les Bains

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Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Metz
  2. Take the night bus from Metz to Sarreguemines

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière to Saarbrücken Hbf

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Central to Luxembourg
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière to Saarbrücken Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Brussels to Bitche

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Strasbourg, drive

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Strasbourg (SXB)
  3. Drive from Strasbourg to Bitche

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Strasbourg, drive

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Strasbourg (SXB)
  3. Drive from Strasbourg to Bitche

Fly Brussels to Frankfurt, train

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf

Brussels to Bitche by train and bus

The journey time between Brussels and Bitche is around 6h 33m and covers a distance of around 803 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 17m. Operated by TGV inOui, SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Brussels to Bitche service departs from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arrives in Bitche. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

13 Weekly Services
6h 33m Average Duration
€137 Cheapest Price
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Yes, entry into France is currently allowed from Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bitche is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bitche is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Bitche is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to Belgium from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 2 Oct 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from Brussels to Bitche is to bus and night bus, which costs €29 - €40 and takes 7h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Bitche is to drive which costs €65 - €100 and takes 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Bitche. However, there are services departing from Brussels-North train station and arriving at Bitche Rue de la Paix via Metz and Sarreguemines. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 26m.

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The distance between Brussels and Bitche is 297 km. The road distance is 370.2 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Bitche without a car is to train which takes 6h 33m and costs €130 - €200.

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It takes approximately 6h 33m to get from Brussels to Bitche, including transfers.

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Brussels to Bitche bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels-North train station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Bitche is to train which takes 6h 33m and costs €130 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Strasbourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Brussels to Bitche bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Sarreguemines station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Bitche.
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  • Distance: 297.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 33m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Bitche, France?

You can take a train from Brussels to Bitche via Strasbourg, Niederbronn Les Bains, and Niederbronn Les Bains in around 6h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Bitche via Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière, Saarbrücken Hbf, Hauptbahnhof, Saarbrücken, Sarreguemines, and Sarreguemines in around 7h 17m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €650
Amelia International
Website
flyamelia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €430
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€310 - €700
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €38
1st Class
€27 - €32
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Niederbronn Les Bains
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Strasbourg to Niederbronn-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €29
1st Class
€30 - €45
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
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 Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Flixtrain
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Süwex
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbruecken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
oebb.at
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
RegioJet
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale routière to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Metz
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Metz to Sarreguemines
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €9
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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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Bitche is 370 km. It takes approximately 3h 41m to drive from Brussels to Bitche.

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Amelia International offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Strasbourg Airport.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Bitche. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs €8 - €10.

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