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There are 11 ways to get from Brussels to Jena by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  9 h 7 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
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Leipzig Hauptbahnhof to Jena Paradies 705

$194 - $294

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N815 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Jena

$39 - $63

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Train  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Naumburg(Saale)Hbf Ic

$163 - $251

Bus Eurolines DE  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles - North to Frankfurt
  2. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Jena

$70 - $99

Drive  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Jena 385.7 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Brussels to Nuremberg, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Nuremberg (NUE) BRU - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Jena Paradies

$97 - $429

Fly Brussels to Leipzig, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Leipzig (LEJ) BRU - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hauptbahnhof to Jena Paradies

$137 - $369

Fly Brussels to Berlin Tegel, train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BRU - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Leipzig Hbf
  3. Take the train from Leipzig Hauptbahnhof to Jena Paradies

$102 - $305

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Leipzig, train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Leipzig (LEJ) CGN - LEJ
  3. Take the train from Leipzig Hauptbahnhof to Jena Paradies

$145 - $324

Fly Brussels to Frankfurt, train  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
  3. Take the train from Leipzig Hauptbahnhof to Jena Paradies

$181 - $437

Fly Brussels to Prague, train  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Prague (PRG) BRU - PRG
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal)
  3. Take the train from Leipzig Hauptbahnhof to Jena Paradies

$102 - $299

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Jena is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Jena is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 5 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Jena. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Jena via Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Jena. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Jena Paradies via Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Leipzig Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 7 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Jena is 508 km. The road distance is 617.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Jena without a car is to train which takes 9 h 7 min and costs 160€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 7 min to get from Brussels to Jena, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Jena is to train which takes 9 h 7 min and costs 160€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Jena.
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  • Distance: 317.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Jena via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Leipzig Hbf, and Leipzig Hauptbahnhof in around 9 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Jena via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main in around 10 h 52 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Leipzig via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
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 Cologne/Bonn Apt to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt via Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Brussels to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Brussels to Prague via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hauptbahnhof to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Naumburg(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
cd.cz
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Jena
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
deinbus.de
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

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Brussels to Jena bus services, operated by Deinbus, arrive at Jena station.

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Brussels to Jena train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Jena Paradies station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Jena is 617 km. It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to drive from Brussels to Jena.

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Brussels Airlines, BMI Regional, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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There are 219+ hotels available in Jena. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 4€ - 18€.

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