There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main 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  •  3 h 53 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

$96 - $143

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Bus Ouibus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 028 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station Ouibus

$18 - $30

6 alternative options

Train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf  •  4 h 20 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

$96 - $146

Bus, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi

$69 - $108

Bus Eurolines DE  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Bruxelles - North N84

$29 - $75

Rideshare  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Brussels 248 miles

$20 - $28

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels 248.3 miles

$50 - $80

Fly  •  2 h 29 min

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

$81 - $287

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels 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 Brussels is to fly which costs 65€ - 250€ and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Brussels is 317 km. The road distance is 397.2 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels, including transfers.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Brusel Nord via Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels via Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12, Köln Messe/Deutz, Köln Hbf, and Köln Hauptbahnhof in around 3 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and Cologne in around 5 h 36 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
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
deinbus.de
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Cologne to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Ouibus
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
$29 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$30
High
$41
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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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
$20 - $28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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