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There are 5 ways to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Brussels Airport (BRU) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly, train  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUS - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussels Airport-Zaventem

$134 - $331

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 36 min

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

$18 - $67

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi

$90 - $129

Bus Ouibus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus

$32 - $39

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Brussels Airport (BRU) 125.4 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from D-Flughafen Terminal A/B/C Bstg 6 and arriving at Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B via Düsseldorf and Brussel Noord Perron 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and arriving at Brussels Airport-Zaventem via Düsseldorf and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 165 km. The road distance is 200.6 km.

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The best way to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Brussels Airport (BRU) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs 75€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Brussels Airport (BRU), including transfers.

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Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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The best way to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs 75€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 60€ and takes 5 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Brussels Airport (BRU).
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  • Distance: 103.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

What companies run services between Dusseldorf Airport (DUS), Germany and Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium?

Thalys operates a train from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Brussels Airport (BRU) 5 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 2 h 18 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Brussels Airport (BRU) 3 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Eurolines DE also services this route 5 times a week.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $22
1st Class
$28 - $31
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 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
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
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Düsseldorf to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussels - Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Brussels Airport (BRU) is 201 km. It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to drive from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Brussels Airport (BRU).

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KLM offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 979+ hotels available in Brussels Airport (BRU). Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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