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There are 4 ways to get from Brussels to Neuss by train, bus or car

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Train via Aachen  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Aachen Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Neuss Hbf Re / ...

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Bus  •  2h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Mönchengladbach Kaiserstraße 1304

2 alternative options

Train  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Hbf Thalys

Drive  •  1h 56m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Neuss 194.1 km

Brussels to Neuss by train

63 Weekly Trains
2h 24m Average Duration
€31 Cheapest Price
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Belgium → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Belgium

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: China

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Belgium

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Belgium

There are no current restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Germany is currently allowed from Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Neuss is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Neuss is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, returning to Belgium from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 2 Oct 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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The cost-effective way to get from Brussels to Neuss is to bus, which costs €13 - €21 and takes 2h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Neuss is to drive which costs €35 - €55 and takes 1h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Neuss. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Nord and arriving at Neuss Hbf via Aachen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 24m.

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The distance between Brussels and Neuss is 168 km. The road distance is 194.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Neuss without a car is to train via Aachen which takes 2h 24m and costs €30 - €70.

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It takes approximately 2h 24m to get from Brussels to Neuss, including transfers.

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Brussels to Neuss 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 Neuss is to train via Aachen which takes 2h 24m and costs €30 - €70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €13 - €21 and takes 2h 57m.

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Brussels to Neuss train services, operated by National Express, arrive at Neuss Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Neuss is 194 km. It takes approximately 1h 56m to drive from Brussels to Neuss.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Neuss.
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  • Distance: 167.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 24m

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Neuss via Aachen Hbf in around 2h 24m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels-North train station to Mönchengladbach Kaiserstraße once daily. Tickets cost €12 - €15 and the journey takes 2h 40m.

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 Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €20
1st Class
€21 - €35
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
National Express Rail
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€70 - €140
Website
Thalys
Standard
€70 - €100
Comfort
€80 - €110
Premium
€100 - €140
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Mönchengladbach Kaiserstraße
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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