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

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Train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...

$108 - $164

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Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Cologne Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Darmstadt 127 / ...

$20 - $31

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Train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$102 - $148

Bus Eurolines DE  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles - North to Frankfurt

$68 - $93

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Darmstadt 254.4 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Brussels to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h 39 min

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

$95 - $307

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Frankfurt  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA

$170 - $383

Train to Luxembourg, fly to Frankfurt  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Frankfurt (FRA) LUX - FRA

$108 - $339

Fly Brussels to Stuttgart, train  •  6 h 19 min

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

$73 - $312

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Darmstadt. However, there are services departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and arriving at Darmstadt via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Darmstadt. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Darmstadt Hbf via Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

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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 4 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Brussels to Darmstadt, including transfers.

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Brussels to Darmstadt bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Darmstadt is to train which takes 4 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 9 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Darmstadt.
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  • Distance: 202.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Darmstadt via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 4 h 31 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Brussels to Darmstadt twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 6 h 14 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt via Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Darmstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Darmstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$30 - $50
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station to Darmstadt, Darmstadt central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$58
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Cologne
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
2 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Brussels to Darmstadt train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Darmstadt is 407 km. It takes approximately 3 h 46 min 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 303+ hotels available in Darmstadt. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs .

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