There are 9 ways to get from Brussels to Darmstadt by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

76€ - 147€

Cheapest option

Bus via Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN)  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Rue Royale to Koln 524
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Darmstadt 027

30€ - 40€

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Bus  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels North to Frankfurt Hbf

47€ - 107€

Drive  •  3h 43m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Darmstadt 407 km

45€ - 70€

Fly Brussels to Frankfurt, train  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Darmstadt Hbf

74€ - 333€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Frankfurt  •  4h 57m

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

138€ - 403€

Train to Luxembourg, fly to Frankfurt  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Brux./Brus.-Luxemb. to Arlon / Aarlen
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Frankfurt (FRA) LUX - FRA

82€ - 369€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Frankfurt  •  5h 21m

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

80€ - 383€

Fly Brussels to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Stuttgart (STR) BRU - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Darmstadt Hbf

69€ - 304€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Darmstadt is to bus via Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 6h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Darmstadt is to train which costs 75€ - 150€ and takes 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Darmstadt. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles, Rue Royale and arriving at Darmstadt via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Darmstadt. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Nord and arriving at Darmstadt Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 23m.

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The distance between Brussels and Darmstadt is 324 km. The road distance is 407 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Darmstadt without a car is to train which takes 3h 23m and costs 75€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 3h 23m to get from Brussels to Darmstadt, including transfers.

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Brussels to Darmstadt bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Bruxelles, Rue Royale station.

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Brussels to Darmstadt 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 Darmstadt is to train which takes 3h 23m and costs 75€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus via Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN), which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 6h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Darmstadt.
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  • Distance: 323.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 23m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Brussels to Darmstadt every 4 hours. Tickets cost 70€ - 100€ and the journey takes 2h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Darmstadt via Koln and Cologne, Cologne South, Airport in around 6h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 350€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 290€
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 330€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 320€
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt via Basel
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 450€
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 420€
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Darmstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Darmstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Darmstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Darmstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Darmstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Darmstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
65€ - 90€
1st Class
90€ - 130€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
45€ - 70€
1st Class
70€ - 95€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux./Brus.-Luxemb. to Arlon / Aarlen
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
1st Class
25€ - 40€
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-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
23€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Darmstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Darmstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station to Darmstadt, Darmstadt central station
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Rue Royale to Koln
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
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 Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Darmstadt
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Brussels North to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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Brussels to Darmstadt train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Darmstadt is 407 km. It takes approximately 3h 43m to drive from Brussels to Darmstadt.

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Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 388+ hotels available in Darmstadt. Prices start at 51€ 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 7€ - 18€.

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