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There are 9 ways to get from Brussels to Wedel by train, bus and ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 39m

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

70€ - 186€

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Bus and ferry, train  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Brussels to Duisburg
  2. Take the train from Duisburg central train station to Hamburg-Altona station Flx20

30€ - 41€

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Bus  •  13h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Rotterdam Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Sainte Aybert - France > Sainte Aybert - Belgique > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Rotterdam > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam Central Station to Hamburg central bus station N1386

41€ - 54€

Drive  •  5h 29m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Wedel 608.6 km

65€ - 95€

Fly Brussels to Hamburg  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hamburg (HAM) BRU - HAM

47€ - 183€

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Hamburg  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM

85€ - 450€

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Hamburg  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM

108€ - 408€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Hamburg  •  5h 53m

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

99€ - 342€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Bremen, train  •  5h 31m

  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

158€ - 655€

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

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

The social distance requirement in Wedel is 1.5 metres.

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

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The most affordable way to get from Brussels to Wedel is to bus and ferry and train, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 8h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Wedel is to fly which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 4h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Wedel. However, there are services departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and arriving at S Wedel via Rotterdam Central Station, HBF/Spitalerstraße and S Blankenese. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Wedel. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Nord and arriving at Wedel via Koeln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 39m.

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The distance between Brussels and Wedel is 474 km. The road distance is 608.6 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Wedel without a car is to train which takes 6h 39m and costs 65€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 6h 39m to get from Brussels to Wedel, including transfers.

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Brussels to Wedel bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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Brussels to Wedel 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 Wedel is to train which takes 6h 39m and costs 65€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 13h 3m, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 4h 42m.

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  • Distance: 474.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 39m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Wedel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany?

You can take a train from Brussels to Wedel via Koeln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf in around 6h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Wedel via Rotterdam Central Station, Hamburg central bus station, HBF/Spitalerstraße, and S Blankenese in around 13h 3m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 650€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 270€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 650€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 280€
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 270€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 280€
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 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
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 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Duisburg central train station to Hamburg-Altona station
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Bremen central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
National Express Rail
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Thalys
Standard
40€ - 55€
Comfort
50€ - 70€
Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Bremen Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Brussels to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Blablabus
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 Rotterdam Central Station to Hamburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Brussels to Wedel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Hamburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Wedel is 609 km. It takes approximately 5h 29m to drive from Brussels to Wedel.

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

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There are 1485+ hotels available in Wedel. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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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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