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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf

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Fly from Brussels

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

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Train via Wuppertal

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
  3. Take the train from Wuppertal Hbf to Berlin Hbf

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Berlin ZOB [Fernbus]

Bus via Brussels

  1. Take the bus from Brussels to Berlin

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Brussels to Berlin

Drive

  1. Drive from Brussels to Brandenburg Gate

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly

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

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly

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

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Brandenburg Gate is to rideshare which costs €40 and takes 9h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Brandenburg Gate is to fly which costs €25 - €160 and takes 4h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Brandenburg Gate. However, there are services departing from Brussels-North train station and arriving at Berlin, Reichstag/Bundestag via Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Brandenburg Gate. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Nord and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 42m.

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The distance between Brussels and Brandenburg Gate is 649 km. The road distance is 770.9 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brandenburg Gate without a car is to train which takes 6h 42m and costs €45 - €200.

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It takes approximately 6h 42m to get from Brussels to Brandenburg Gate, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brandenburg Gate is to train which takes 6h 42m and costs €45 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €50 and takes 12h 42m, you could also fly, which costs €25 - €160 and takes 4h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Brandenburg Gate.
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  • Distance: 648.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 42m

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Brandenburg Gate via Koeln Hbf and Berlin Hbf in around 6h 42m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels-North train station to Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] once daily. Tickets cost €35 - €45 and the journey takes 12h.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€110 - €400
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €320
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €320
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €470
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €75
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€17 - €180
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 Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €24
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
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
Flixtrain
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 Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuppertal Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
National Express Rail
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 Koeln Hbf to Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Wuppertal Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€50 - €75
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
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).

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 Berlin ZOB [Fernbus]
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
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.
For more information, please visit this page
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 Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Brussels to Brandenburg Gate bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Brandenburg Gate is 771 km. It takes approximately 6h 51m to drive from Brussels to Brandenburg Gate.

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Hainan, Ryanair, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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There are 754+ hotels available in Brandenburg Gate. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Brussels and Brandenburg Gate. 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 €8 - €10.

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