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

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Train  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Rostock Hbf Ic / ...

129€ - 259€

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Bus  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Hamburg 155
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Rostock, Rostock central bus station 249 / ...

43€ - 58€

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Train, bus  •  13h 38m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Breda Ic
  2. Take the train from Breda to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the bus from Arnhem to Hamburg
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Rostock Hbf Ic / ...

51€ - 159€

Drive  •  6h 54m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Rostock 765.6 km

90€ - 140€

Fly Brussels to Rostock  •  7h 26m

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

243€ - 1351€

Fly Brussels to Hamburg, train  •  6h 19m

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

70€ - 321€

Fly Brussels to Berlin Tegel, train  •  6h 43m

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

84€ - 311€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Bremen, train  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bremen (BRE) AMS - BRE
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Rostock Hbf

129€ - 503€

Fly Brussels to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  7h 23m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) BRU - SXF
  2. Take the train from Berlin-Schoenefeld Flughafen to Rostock Hbf

96€ - 293€

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Rostock is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 12h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Rostock is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 330€ and takes 6h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Rostock station. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles, Nord and arriving at Rostock, Rostock central bus station via Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Rostock. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Nord and arriving at Rostock Hbf via Koeln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 34m.

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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 8h 34m and costs 120€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 8h 34m to get from Brussels to Rostock, including transfers.

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Brussels to Rostock bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Bruxelles, Nord station.

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Brussels to Rostock 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 Rostock is to train which takes 8h 34m and costs 120€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 12h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 240€ - 1400€ and takes 7h 26m.

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  • Distance: 638.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 34m

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Rostock via Koeln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf in around 8h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Rostock via Hamburg and Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB in around 12h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Rostock via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 1000€
Flights from Brussels to Rostock via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
210€ - 1000€
Flights from Brussels to Rostock via Birmingham, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
260€ - 1200€
Flights from Brussels to Rostock via Hamburg, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
240€ - 1100€
Flights from Brussels to Rostock via Hannover, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
230€ - 1100€
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 380€
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 320€
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 380€
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 320€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 320€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 360€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
19€ - 190€
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Brussels to Rostock via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 1300€
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 Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin-Schoenefeld Flughafen to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120€ - 230€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
HVV
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
16€ - 24€
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 Breda to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Hbf to Rostock Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Rostock, Rostock central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Usedomer Bäderbahn - UBB
Phone
+49 38378 2710
Email
info@ubb-online.com
Website
ubb-online.com
Bus from Hamburg - ZOB to Rostock ZOB
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ubb-online.com

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There is no direct flight from Brussels Airport to Rostock Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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Brussels to Rostock train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Rostock Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Rostock is 766 km. It takes approximately 6h 54m to drive from Brussels to Rostock.

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Austrian Airlines, Level, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Rostock Airport.

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There are 1093+ hotels available in Rostock. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 16€ - 18€.

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