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There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brussels by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU

$71 - $264

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Brussels, Brussels-North station 328 / ...

$30 - $45

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice

$84 - $125

Bus Eurolines DE  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Bruxelles - North

$61 - $91

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brussels 241.5 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brussels is to bus which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brussels is to fly which costs 60€ - 230€ and takes 1 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Brusel Nord via Köln Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Brussels is 312 km. The road distance is 386.4 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 3 h 39 min and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brussels, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brussels is to fly which takes 1 h 23 min and costs 60€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 3 h 39 min, you could also bus, which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 194.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Brussels, Belgium?

Lufthansa flies from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brussels every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brussels via Köln Hauptbahnhof in around 3 h 39 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
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
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$58

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Brusel Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brussels is 386 km. It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Brussels.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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