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There are 8 ways to get from Brussels to Strasbourg by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Strasbourg Tgv

€110 - €150

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Bus  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Strasbourg N506 / ...

€22 - €27

6 alternative options

Train via Luxembourg  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Luxembourg Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Strasbourg Tgv

€60 - €83

Rideshare  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the rideshare from Brussels to Strasbourg 430.4 km

€27

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Strasbourg 430.1 km

€45 - €70

Fly Brussels to Basel, train  •  5h 1m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL
  2. Take the train from St Louis to Strasbourg

€140 - €337

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Strasbourg  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Strasbourg (SXB) LIL - SXB

€110 - €661

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Strasbourg  •  5h 25m

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

€190 - €605

Brussels to Strasbourg by train

The train journey time between Brussels and Strasbourg is around 3h 58m and covers a distance of around 726 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 40m. Operated by TGV inOui, the Brussels to Strasbourg train service departs from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arrives in Strasbourg. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 58m
Fastest train time:
3h 40m
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€110
Carbon emissions:
38 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:17
Last train departs at:
18:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brussels to Strasbourg train schedules

Belgium → France
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  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Strasbourg is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Strasbourg is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from France.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Brussels to Strasbourg is to bus, which costs €22 - €27 and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Strasbourg is to train which costs €110 - €150 and takes 4h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels-North train station station and arriving at Strasbourg. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Strasbourg. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 8m.

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The distance between Brussels and Strasbourg is 351 km. The road distance is 430.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Strasbourg without a car is to train which takes 4h 8m and costs €110 - €150.

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The train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Strasbourg takes 4h 8m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Brussels to Strasbourg train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Strasbourg is to train which takes 4h 8m and costs €110 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €22 - €27 and takes 5h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Strasbourg.
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  • Distance: 350.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 8m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Strasbourg, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Strasbourg twice daily. Tickets cost €110 - €150 and the journey takes 4h 8m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels-North train station to Strasbourg twice daily. Tickets cost €22 - €27 and the journey takes 5h 55m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€50 - €310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Strasbourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€290 - €800
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€35 - €550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €310
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Train from Luxembourg to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €38
1st Class
€27 - €32
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €29
1st Class
€30 - €45
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 St Louis to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Brussels to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Brussels to Strasbourg train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Strasbourg is 430 km. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Brussels to Strasbourg.

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Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Basel Airport.

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Book your Brussels to Strasbourg bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 226+ hotels available in Strasbourg. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Brussels and Strasbourg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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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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