There are 5 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Belgium by train, bus, rideshare or car

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

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Train Thalys  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi

$79 - $104

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Düsseldorf to Brussels 127 miles

$9 - $21

3 alternative options

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice

$52 - $105

Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Brussels, Brussels-North station 081

$11 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Brussels 126.5 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Belgium is to rideshare which costs 7€ - 18€ and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Belgium is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Belgium is 161 km. The road distance is 202.4 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Belgium without a car is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs 65€ - 90€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Düsseldorf to Belgium, including transfers.

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Düsseldorf to Belgium bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Belgium is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs 65€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Belgium.
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  • Distance: 100.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Belgium?

Thalys operates a train from Düsseldorf to Brussels 4 times a day. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 2 h 12 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Düsseldorf to Brussels once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. Eurolines DE also services this route 5 times a week.

Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$75 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
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 Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.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 Düsseldorf to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Düsseldorf - Hauptbahnhof to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Düsseldorf to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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