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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  9 h 5 min

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

$179 - $259

Cheapest option

Fly Brussels to Hamburg, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hamburg (HAM) BRU - HAM
  2. Take the train from Bergedorf to Rostock Hbf

$40 - $196

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Bus  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hamburg N71
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Rostock, Rostock central bus station 074 / ...

$43 - $95

Train, bus  •  15 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Centraal to Breda Ic
  2. Take the train from Breda to Zwolle
  3. Take the bus from Zwolle to Hamburg
  4. Take the train from Schwarzenbek to Rostock Hbf Re1

$63 - $112

Drive  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Rostock 478.5 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Brussels to Rostock  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Rostock (RLG) BRU - RLG

$319 - $1,248

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Rostock  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Rostock (RLG) CGN - RLG

$180 - $865

Fly Brussels to Berlin Tegel, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BRU - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to Rostock Hbf

$102 - $278

Fly Brussels to Hannover, train  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hannover (HAJ) BRU - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Langenhagen Mitte to Rostock Hbf

$160 - $403

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Rostock is to bus which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 11 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Rostock is to train and fly which costs 150€ - 750€ and takes 5 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Rostock station. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Rostock, Rostock central bus station via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Rostock. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Rostock Hbf via Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Rostock is 638 km. The road distance is 765.6 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Rostock without a car is to train which takes 9 h 5 min and costs 150€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 5 min to get from Brussels to Rostock, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Rostock is to train which takes 9 h 5 min and costs 150€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 11 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs 270€ - 1100€ and takes 7 h 51 min.

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  • Distance: 399 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Rostock via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Köln Hbf in around 9 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Rostock via Hamburg in around 11 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Rostock via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Brussels to Rostock via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Brussels to Rostock via Munich, Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rostock
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Brussels to Rostock via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
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 Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg-Bergedorf to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Langenhagen Mitte to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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
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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
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 - $27
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Schwarzenbek to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
hvv.de
Train from Bergedorf to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
hvv.de
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Rostock, Rostock central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
eurolines.de

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