There are 7 ways to get from Dortmund to Brussels by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train Thalys  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Tha

$95 - $130

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 8 min

  1. 166.8 miles

$9 - $22

5 alternative options

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Ic / ...
  2. Ice

$54 - $82

Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Ouibus / ...

$13 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. 167.3 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  4 h 30 min

  1. FRA - BRU

$106 - $376

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6 h 22 min

  1. DUS - BRU

$92 - $283

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

Thalys operates a train from Dortmund to Brussels 4 times a day. Tickets cost $95 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Dortmund to Brussels hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min. FlixBus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$95 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $180
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $110
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
DB Regio NRW - RB33
Website
avv.de
Train from Dortmund, Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
avv.de
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dortmund to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dortmund to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dortmund and Brussels is 229 km. The road distance is 268 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Brussels is to rideshare which costs 8€ - 19€ and takes 3 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Brussels is to drive which takes 2 h 37 min and costs 30€ - 45€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Bruxelles Midi. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dortmund and arriving at Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

The train from Dortmund Hbf to Bruxelles Midi takes 3 h 22 min including transfers and departs four times a day.