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

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Train  •  7 h 13 min

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

$158 - $238

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Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 50 min

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

$45 - $90

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Drive, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf Ice

$139 - $224

Bus Eurolines FR  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Munich

$104 - $190

Drive  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Munich 480.4 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Brussels to Munich  •  4 h 27 min

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

$83 - $254

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Munich  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Munich (MUC) DUS - MUC

$138 - $280

Fly Brussels to Nuremberg, train  •  6 h 54 min

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

$87 - $419

Fly Brussels to Salzburg, train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Salzburg (SZG) BRU - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf

$80 - $341

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Munich is to bus which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 11 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Munich is to fly which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station station and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Munich. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at München Hbf via Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 13 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Munich is 602 km. The road distance is 768.6 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Munich without a car is to train which takes 7 h 13 min and costs 130€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from Brussels to Munich, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Munich is to train which takes 7 h 13 min and costs 130€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 11 h 50 min, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Munich.
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  • Distance: 376.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 13 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Munich via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Köln Hbf in around 7 h 13 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Munich twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 11 h 50 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Brussels to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Flights from Brussels to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Brussels to Salzburg via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
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 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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.

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 Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Brussels North to Munich ZOB Hackerbrucke
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eurolines.de
Turancar
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Brussels-North to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Munich is 769 km. It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to drive from Brussels to Munich.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Brussels to Munich bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 747+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 4€ - 18€.

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