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Train  •  6h 41m

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

€74 - €196

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Fly Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, train  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) BRU - BER
  2. Take the train from S+U Gesundbrunnen Bhf to S Westend

€35 - €202

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Train via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Berlin-Spandau Ice / ...

€73 - €260

Train via Deventer  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Breda Ic
  2. Take the train from Breda to Deventer
  3. Take the train from Deventer to Berlin-Spandau Ic

€70 - €159

Bus  •  12h

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Berlin central bus station 081

€35 - €45

Drive  •  6h 44m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Westend 765.1 km

€80 - €120

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) CGN - BER

€100 - €409

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  5h 46m

  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 Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) DUS - BER

€118 - €407

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) AMS - BER

€104 - €361

Fly Brussels to Hamburg, train  •  6h 33m

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

€64 - €276

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Belgium

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Greece: South Aegean

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Portugal and United Kingdom
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany 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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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

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

The social distance requirement in Westend 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, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from Germany.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Westend is to bus which costs €35 - €45 and takes 12h.

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The fastest way to get from Brussels to Westend is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost €30 - €210 and takes 4h 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels-North train station station and arriving at Berlin central bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Westend. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Nord and arriving at S Westend via Koeln Hbf, Berlin-Spandau and S+U Jungfernheide Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 41m.

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The distance between Brussels and Westend is 642 km. The road distance is 765.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Westend without a car is to train which takes 6h 41m and costs €70 - €200.

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It takes approximately 6h 41m to get from Brussels to Westend, including transfers.

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

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Brussels to Westend 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 Westend is to train which takes 6h 41m and costs €70 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €45 and takes 12h.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Westend.
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  • Distance: 642.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 41m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Westend, Berlin, Germany?

You can take a train from Brussels to Westend via Koeln Hbf, Berlin-Spandau, Berlin Jungfernheide, and S+U Jungfernheide Bhf in around 6h 41m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels-North train station to Berlin central bus station once daily. Tickets cost €35 - €45 and the journey takes 12h.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €490
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €230
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €290
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €240
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €90
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€14 - €130
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 Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
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 Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €130
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 Hamburg Hbf to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne central station to Berlin-Spandau station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Hamburg central station to Berlin-Spandau station
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
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
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€17 - €25
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 Deventer
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€17 - €24
1st Class
€28 - €40
Train from Deventer to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €100
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€40 - €60
1st Class
€70 - €100
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from S+U Gesundbrunnen Bhf to S Westend
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
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
38 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
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 Hamburg Hbf to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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Brussels to Westend train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin-Spandau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Westend is 765 km. It takes approximately 6h 44m to drive from Brussels to Westend.

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KLM, Ryanair, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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

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There are 783+ hotels available in Westend. 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 21 min and costs €8 - €10.

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