There are 10 ways to get from Brussels to Heidelberg by train, bus, car or plane

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 via Köln Hbf  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf Tha / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice

$92 - $177

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Heidelberg N36

$27 - $50

8 alternative options

Train Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)  •  4 h 24 min

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

$96 - $139

Bus Turancar  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles Gare du Nord to Ludwigshafen

$37 - $57

Drive, train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Köln Messe/Deutz
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice

$85 - $129

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Heidelberg 280.2 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Brussels to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$121 - $326

Fly Brussels to Stuttgart, train  •  6 h 12 min

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

$105 - $297

Fly Brussels to Strasbourg, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Strasbourg (SXB) BRU - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

$143 - $396

Train to Luxembourg, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Luxembourg to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Frankfurt (FRA) LUX - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$116 - $354

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Heidelberg via Köln Hbf and Mannheim Hbf in around 4 h 23 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Heidelberg once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 15 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 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
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
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 Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
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 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
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
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$65 - $95
1st Class
$95 - $130
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Bruxelles-Luxembourg to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $26
Standard
$23 - $35
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Turancar

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Brussels to Heidelberg?

The distance between Brussels and Heidelberg is 349 km. The road distance is 448 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brussels to Heidelberg?

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Heidelberg is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Brussels to Heidelberg?

The quickest way to get from Brussels to Heidelberg is to drive which takes 4 h 6 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

Is there a direct train between Brussels and Heidelberg?

No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles Midi and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Köln Hbf and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

Is there a direct bus between Brussels and Heidelberg?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Heidelberg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Brussels to Heidelberg?

It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Brussels to Heidelberg, including transfers.