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There are 3 ways to get from Brussels to Mönchengladbach by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Aachen Central Station Ice
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Mönchengladbach Hbf Ic

$55 - $79

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Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Mönchengladbach N179

$12 - $20

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Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Mönchengladbach 112.8 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Mönchengladbach is to bus which costs 10€ - 18€ and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Mönchengladbach is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station station and arriving at Mönchengladbach. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Mönchengladbach. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Mönchengladbach Hbf via Aachen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Mönchengladbach is 151 km. The road distance is 180.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Mönchengladbach without a car is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Brussels to Mönchengladbach, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Mönchengladbach is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 18€ and takes 3 h 40 min.

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  • Distance: 94.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Mönchengladbach via Aachen Hbf in around 2 h 48 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Mönchengladbach 5 times a week. Tickets cost $12 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brusel Nord to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Mönchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
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 Mönchengladbach
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Brussels to Mönchengladbach bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Mönchengladbach station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Mönchengladbach is 180 km. It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to drive from Brussels to Mönchengladbach.

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There are 677+ hotels available in Mönchengladbach. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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