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There are 7 ways to get from Brussels to Malmö by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night train or car

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Fly from Brussels  •  4h 22m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Copenhagen (CPH) BRU - CPH

597 kr - 2112 kr

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Bus and ferry, train, night train  •  17h 23m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Brussels to Duisburg
  2. Take the train from Duisburg central train station to Hamburg central station
  3. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to Malmo C 300

484 kr - 611 kr

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Copenhagen (CPH) AMS - CPH

1090 kr - 3014 kr

Train via København H  •  12h 18m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ic
  4. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029

1645 kr - 3218 kr

Train  •  15h 7m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Malmö Centralstation

870 kr - 2058 kr

Bus  •  27h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels to Szczecin
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to Malmö

552 kr - 768 kr

Drive  •  9h 48m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Malmö 1092.2 km

1200 kr - 1900 kr

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Malmö is 11313.

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Malmö is to bus and ferry and train and night train which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 17h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Malmö is to fly which costs 55€ - 210€ and takes 4h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Malmö. However, there are services departing from Brussels and arriving at Malmö via Szczecin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Malmö station. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Nord and arriving at Malmö Centralstation via Koeln Hbf, Hamburg Hbf and København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 18m.

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The distance between Brussels and Malmö is 781 km. The road distance is 1092.2 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Malmö without a car is to train via København H which takes 12h 18m and costs 160€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 4h 22m to get from Brussels to Malmö, including transfers.

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Brussels to Malmö bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Brussels station.

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Brussels to Malmö train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Bruxelles-Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Malmö is to fly which takes 4h 22m and costs 55€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train via København H, which costs 160€ - 320€ and takes 12h 18m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 27h 45m.

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  • Distance: 780.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 22m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Malmö, Sweden?

Brussels Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Brussels to Malmö every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Malmö via Koeln Hbf, Hamburg Hbf, and København H in around 12h 18m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kr - 3600 kr
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kr - 3800 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000 kr - 3300 kr
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
900 kr - 3600 kr
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kr - 3800 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kr - 2900 kr
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kr - 3700 kr
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 kr - 1800 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
500 kr - 2400 kr
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
430 kr - 2000 kr
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
600 kr - 1200 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
600 kr - 850 kr
Comfort
750 kr - 950 kr
Premium
850 kr - 1200 kr
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
440 kr - 600 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
750 kr - 1100 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
800 kr - 1200 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
900 kr - 1300 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
1200 kr - 2100 kr
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
220 kr - 280 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Duisburg central train station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
200 kr - 250 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
420 kr - 600 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
440 kr - 650 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
85 kr - 120 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
210 kr - 260 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to Malmo C
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
210 kr - 260 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Bus operators
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Brussels to Szczecin
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
320 kr - 440 kr
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Szczecin to Malmö
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
230 kr - 330 kr
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Brussels to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
70 kr - 110 kr
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Brussels to Malmö bus services, operated by Sindbad, arrive at Malmö station.

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Brussels to Malmö train services, operated by Snälltåget, arrive at Malmö Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Malmö is 1092 km. It takes approximately 9h 48m to drive from Brussels to Malmö.

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KLM, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 235+ hotels available in Malmö. Prices start at 750 kr SEK 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 8€ - 10€.

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