There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Belgium by plane, train, bus, night bus, rideshare or car

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Fly  •  2 h 27 min

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

$95 - $288

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Brussels 248 miles

$21 - $28

5 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice

$90 - $132

Train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf  •  4 h 29 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

$99 - $149

Bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Bruxelles - North

$55 - $75

Night bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the night bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Brussels, Brussels-North station N84

$29 - $45

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels 248.3 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Belgium is to rideshare which costs 17€ - 24€ and takes 4 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Belgium is to fly which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 2 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Bruxelles - North. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 13 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Belgium is 291 km. The road distance is 397.2 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Belgium without a car is to train which takes 4 h 23 min and costs 75€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Belgium, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Belgium bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Frankfurt station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Belgium is to fly which takes 2 h 27 min and costs 80€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 4 h 23 min, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 6 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Belgium bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Bruxelles - North station.

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  • Distance: 181.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Belgium?

Lufthansa flies from Frankfurt am Main to Schaerbeek every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels via Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12, Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz/Messeplatz, Köln, Breslauer Platz/Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brusel Nord, and Gare Du Nord in around 4 h 23 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
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(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $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
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$56
High
$59
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
Night bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Belgium is 397 km. It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Belgium.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 184+ hotels available in Belgium. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Frankfurt am Main and Belgium. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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