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

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Train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg-Harburg Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg-Harburg to Cuxhaven Re5

$143 - $205

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Fly Brussels to Hamburg, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hamburg (HAM) BRU - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Cuxhaven

$37 - $133

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Bus  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hamburg N71
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Cuxhaven, Cuxhaven ZOB 250

$42 - $94

Train, bus  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Centraal to Breda Ic
  2. Take the train from Breda to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the bus from Arnhem to Hamburg
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Cuxhaven Re5

$53 - $95

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Cuxhaven 357.1 miles

$75 - $110

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Hamburg, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Cuxhaven

$114 - $240

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Hamburg, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Hamburg (HAM) AMS - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Cuxhaven

$111 - $291

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Hamburg, train  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Cuxhaven

$97 - $238

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Bremen, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Bremen (BRE) AMS - BRE
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg-Harburg
  4. Take the train from Hamburg-Harburg to Cuxhaven

$147 - $448

Fly Brussels to Hannover, train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hannover (HAJ) BRU - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg-Harburg
  3. Take the train from Hamburg-Harburg to Cuxhaven

$125 - $356

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Cuxhaven is to fly and train which costs 30€ - 120€ and takes 6 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Cuxhaven is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 5 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Cuxhaven. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Cuxhaven, Cuxhaven ZOB via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Cuxhaven. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Cuxhaven via Köln Hbf and Hamburg-Harburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 13 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Cuxhaven is 447 km. The road distance is 571.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Cuxhaven without a car is to train which takes 8 h 13 min and costs 120€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 13 min to get from Brussels to Cuxhaven, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Cuxhaven is to train which takes 8 h 13 min and costs 120€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 13 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Brussels to Cuxhaven bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cuxhaven, Cuxhaven ZOB station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Cuxhaven.
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  • Distance: 279.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 13 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Cuxhaven via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, and Hamburg-Harburg in around 8 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Cuxhaven via Hamburg in around 13 h 5 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Brussels to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Amsterdam to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
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
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg-Harburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg-Harburg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg-Harburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Hamburg, Hamburg-Harburg station
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg-Harburg to Cuxhaven
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Cuxhaven
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $28
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Bus operators
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 Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Cuxhaven, Cuxhaven ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
eurolines.de

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