There are 6 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.

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Train Thalys  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi

$90 - $120

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dortmund to Brussels 166.8 miles

$8 - $21

4 alternative options

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice

$71 - $107

Bus  •  5 h

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

$10 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Brussels 167.3 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU

$130 - $355

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The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Brussels is to rideshare which costs 7€ - 18€ and takes 3 h 8 min.

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

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The distance between Dortmund and Brussels is 229 km. The road distance is 267.6 km.

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

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

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

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There are 978+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Dortmund to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof station.

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Map of how to get from Dortmund to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 143.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

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

Thalys operates a train from Dortmund to Brussels 4 times a day. Tickets cost $90 - $120 and the journey takes 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dortmund to Brussels 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 5 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
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
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dortmund to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dortmund to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dortmund to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $21
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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