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

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Fly to Frankfurt  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA

$100 - $291

Cheapest option

Fly to Hamburg  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hamburg (HAM) BRU - HAM

$35 - $131

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Fly to Berlin Tegel  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BRU - TXL

$58 - $206

Fly to Stuttgart  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Stuttgart (STR) BRU - STR

$75 - $251

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$160 - $233

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Centraal to Breda Ic
  2. Take the train from Breda to Deventer
  3. Take the train from Deventer to Berlin Hbf

$101 - $192

Bus  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 081

$48 - $81

Rideshare  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Brussels to Berlin 477.4 miles

$47

Drive  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Berlin 478.1 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Germany is to rideshare which costs 40€ and takes 8 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Germany is to fly which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Germany. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Germany. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf via Köln Hbf and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Germany is 426 km. The road distance is 765 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Germany without a car is to train which takes 6 h 45 min and costs 130€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Brussels to Germany, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Germany is to fly which takes 3 h 45 min and costs 80€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 45 min, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 12 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Germany.
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  • Distance: 266.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Germany?

Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines fly from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Berlin via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
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 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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
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
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 Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.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
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eurail.com
Train from Breda to Deventer
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Deventer to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
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
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 Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Brussels to Berlin
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$47
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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 Germany bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Brussels to Germany train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Germany is 765 km. It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to drive from Brussels to Germany.

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

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There are 241+ hotels available in Germany. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Brussels and Germany. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 16€ - 18€.

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