There are 7 ways to get from Brussels to Meppen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Meppen Ic

$104 - $149

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 810
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen 075 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Emmen, Station uitstaphalte 300

$32 - $52

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles - North to Duisburg
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Meppen Ic

$84 - $125

Train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Centraal to Breda Ic
  2. Take the train from Breda to Zwolle
  3. Take the train from Zwolle to Emmen

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Meppen 221.6 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRU - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Zwolle
  3. Take the train from Zwolle to Emmen

Fly to Muenster, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Muenster (FMO) BRU - FMO
  2. Take the train from Rheine to Meppen

$179 - $587

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Meppen is to bus which costs 27€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Meppen is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Meppen. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Meppen, Bahnhof via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Groningen, Hoofdstation and Emmen, Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Meppen. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Meppen via Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Meppen is 288 km. The road distance is 354.5 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Meppen without a car is to train which takes 5 h 23 min and costs 85€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Brussels to Meppen, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Meppen is to train which takes 5 h 23 min and costs 85€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Meppen.
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  • Distance: 179.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 23 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Meppen via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Köln Hbf in around 5 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Meppen via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Groningen, Groningen, Hoofdstation, Emmen, Station uitstaphalte, and Emmen, Station in around 8 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Brussels to Muenster via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Muenster via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Muenster via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
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 Meppen
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Meppen
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Rheine to Meppen
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $28
Blauwnet
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Emmen
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
blauwnet.nl
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Qbuzz
Website
qbuzz.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Emmen, Station uitstaphalte
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
qbuzz.nl

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