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There are 9 ways to get from Brussels to Munich by train, bus, bus and ferry, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...

120€ - 205€

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Bus and ferry  •  14h 6m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Brussels to München

28€ - 40€

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Bus  •  12h

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Munich central bus station N136 / ...

35€ - 50€

Night train  •  12h 26m

  1. Take the night train from Bruxelles-Nord to Mainz Hbf Nj
  2. Take the night train from Mainz Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Nj / ...

67€ - 131€

Drive  •  6h 42m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Munich 785.3 km

85€ - 130€

Fly from Brussels  •  4h 10m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Munich (MUC) BRU - MUC

75€ - 229€

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Munich (MUC) CGN - MUC

118€ - 356€

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Munich (MUC) DUS - MUC

131€ - 424€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  5h 36m

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

117€ - 288€

Brussels to Munich by train

The train journey time between Brussels and Munich is around 7h 17m and covers a distance of around 802 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 38m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and Railjet, the Brussels to Munich train service departs from Bruxelles-Nord and arrives in Muenchen Hbf. Typically 49 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 17m
Fastest train time:
6h 38m
Trains per week:
49
Cheapest price:
145€
Carbon emissions:
42 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:32
Last train departs at:
18:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brussels to Munich train schedules

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Belgium

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Munich is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Munich is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Munich is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Munich is to bus and ferry which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 14h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Munich is to fly which costs 70€ - 230€ and takes 4h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels-North train station station and arriving at Munich central bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 12h.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Munich. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Nord and arriving at Muenchen Hbf via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 43m.

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The distance between Brussels and Munich is 602 km. The road distance is 785.3 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Munich without a car is to train which takes 6h 43m and costs 120€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 6h 43m to get from Brussels to Munich, including transfers.

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Brussels to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels-North train station.

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Brussels to Munich 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 Munich is to train which takes 6h 43m and costs 120€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 12h, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 230€ and takes 4h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Munich.
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  • Distance: 602.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 43m

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Munich via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 6h 43m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels-North train station to Munich central bus station once daily. Tickets cost 35€ - 50€ and the journey takes 12h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 600€
Flights from Brussels to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 600€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 270€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 280€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 280€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 550€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 460€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 420€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 460€
Train operators
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Website
Railjet
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Bruxelles-Nord to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Nightjet
Night train from Mainz Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Nightjet
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
Night train from Mainz Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 90€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
1st Class
60€ - 90€
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
National Express Rail
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
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 Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Thalys
Standard
40€ - 55€
Comfort
50€ - 70€
Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Brussels to München
Ave. Duration
14h 6m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Brussels to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Muenchen Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Munich is 785 km. It takes approximately 6h 42m to drive from Brussels to Munich.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Brussels Airport to Munich Airport.

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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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