There are 3 ways to get from Brussels to Düsseldorf by train, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Tha

$75 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Ouibus / ...

$10 - $65

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. 127.4 miles

$26 - $40

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

Thalys operates a train from Brussels to Düsseldorf every 4 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $100 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Brussels to Düsseldorf hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$75 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to Düsseldorf - Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brussels and Düsseldorf is 175 km. The road distance is 204 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Düsseldorf is to bus which costs 9€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Brussels to Düsseldorf is to drive which takes 1 h 58 min and costs 22€ - 35€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruxelles Midi and arriving at Düsseldorf Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station and arriving at Düsseldorf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

The train from Bruxelles Midi to Düsseldorf Hbf takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs every four hours.