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There are 10 ways to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Brussels by train, bus, night bus, 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

  1. Take the train from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Offenburg Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels-North train station

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Train via Frankfurt am Main

  1. Take the train from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord

Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Colmar to Brussels-North train station

Drive

  1. Drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Brussels

Bus to Basel, fly to Brussels

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Basel Euroairport FR
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Brussels (BRU)

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels

  1. Take the train from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU)

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Brussels

  1. Take the train from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Brussels (BRU)

Train, bus to Stuttgart, fly to Brussels

  1. Take the train from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Stuttgart Airport Busterminal
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Brussels (BRU)

Bus to Basel, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Basel Euroairport FR
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
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The cheapest way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Brussels is to bus which costs €25 - €31 and takes 8h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Brussels is to train and fly which costs €120 - €440 and takes 4h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Brussels-North train station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Offenburg Bahnhof and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 50m.

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The distance between Freiburg im Breisgau and Brussels is 406 km. The road distance is 517.7 km.

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The best way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 5h 50m and costs €130 - €210.

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It takes approximately 5h 50m to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Brussels, including transfers.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof station.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Brussels is to train which takes 5h 50m and costs €130 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €25 - €31 and takes 8h 35m.

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  • Distance: 406.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 50m

What companies run services between Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Brussels via Offenburg Bahnhof, Strasbourg Bahnhof, and Strasbourg in around 5h 50m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels-North train station twice daily. Tickets cost €25 - €31 and the journey takes 8h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €450
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €500
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €750
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €490
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €490
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €500
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €700
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €600
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €600
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Offenburg Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Freiburg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Freiburg to Offenburg station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Flixtrain
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €32
1st Class
€20 - €25
Train from Strasbourg to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€25 - €30
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Offenburg Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
SBB GmbH
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
SBB GmbH
Trenitalia EuroCity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€60 - €80
1st Class
€100 - €140
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€45 - €65
1st Class
€80 - €110
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €90
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€30 - €50
1st Class
€65 - €90
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
rdc-deutschland.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Colmar to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Basel Euroairport FR
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Stuttgart Airport Busterminal
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart - Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Blablabus

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There is no direct flight from Basel Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels-North train station.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Bruxelles-Nord station.

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