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There are 7 ways to get from Brussels to Gelnhausen by train, car or plane

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

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Fly from Brussels, train

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

Train via Bruxelles Midi

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Gelnhausen

Drive

  1. Drive from Brussels to Gelnhausen

Train to Luxembourg, fly, train

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

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 Frankfurt (FRA)
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Gelnhausen

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly, train

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

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Gelnhausen is to drive which costs €50 - €75 and takes 3h 56m.

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The fastest way to get from Brussels to Gelnhausen is to drive. Taking this option will cost €50 - €75 and takes 3h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Gelnhausen. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Nord and arriving at Gelnhausen via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Brussels and Gelnhausen is 349 km. The road distance is 444.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Gelnhausen without a car is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs €75 - €110.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Brussels to Gelnhausen, including transfers.

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

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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 Gelnhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Gelnhausen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Gelnhausen is 445 km. It takes approximately 3h 56m to drive from Brussels to Gelnhausen.

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  • Distance: 349.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 58m

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Gelnhausen via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 3h 58m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €400
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €310
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 3 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Gelnhausen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €28
1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €28
1st Class
€30 - €45
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
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
National Express Rail
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 Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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

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

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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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