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There are 8 ways to get from Brussels to Heidelberg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

$110 - $160

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 10 min

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

$26 - $45

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Bus Turancar  •  7 h 21 min

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

$35 - $53

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Heidelberg 280.2 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Brussels to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h 41 min

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

$103 - $323

Fly Brussels to Stuttgart, train  •  6 h 5 min

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

$90 - $302

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$178 - $399

Train to Luxembourg, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Brux./Brus.-Luxemb. 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 - $355

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Heidelberg is to bus which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Heidelberg is to train which costs 95€ - 140€ and takes 4 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station station and arriving at Heidelberg. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Köln Hbf and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Heidelberg is 349 km. The road distance is 448.2 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Heidelberg without a car is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs 95€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Brussels to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Heidelberg is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs 95€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Heidelberg.
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  • Distance: 217.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

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 2 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Heidelberg 4 times a week. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h 10 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 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 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
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 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux./Brus.-Luxemb. to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
belgiantrain.be
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2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$30 - $50
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 Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.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 Heidelberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Heidelberg station.

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Brussels to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Mannheim Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Heidelberg is 448 km. It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to drive from Brussels to Heidelberg.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Brussels Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 565+ hotels available in Heidelberg. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 4€ - 18€.

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