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There are 9 ways to get from Grainau to Brussels by train, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Train via Munich  •  9h 49m

  1. Take the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice

150€ - 266€

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Bus  •  16h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Garmisch-Partenkirchen station to Munich central bus station 486
  2. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Brussels-North train station K1959 / ...

49€ - 62€

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Train  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice

169€ - 242€

Train, bus and ferry  •  17h 11m

  1. Take the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 Rb / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from München to Brussels

64€ - 104€

Drive  •  7h 24m

  1. Drive from Grainau to Brussels 825.7 km

85€ - 130€

Train to Munich, fly to Brussels  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Brussels (BRU) MUC - BRU

124€ - 302€

Train to Innsbruck, fly to Brussels  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck Westbahnhof
  2. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Brussels (BRU) INN - BRU

119€ - 534€

Train to Munich, fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) MUC - CGN
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord

124€ - 508€

Train to Munich, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MUC - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
  4. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord

120€ - 386€

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The cheapest way to get from Grainau to Brussels is to bus which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 16h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from Grainau to Brussels is to train and fly which takes 6h 27m and costs 120€ - 310€.

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No, there is no direct train from Grainau to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Grainau and arriving at Bruxelles-Nord via Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Muenchen Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 49m.

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The distance between Grainau and Brussels is 613 km. The road distance is 825.7 km.

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The best way to get from Grainau to Brussels without a car is to train via Munich which takes 9h 49m and costs 150€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 9h 49m to get from Grainau to Brussels, including transfers.

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Grainau to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Garmisch-Partenkirchen station.

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The best way to get from Grainau to Brussels is to train via Munich which takes 9h 49m and costs 150€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 16h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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Map of how to get from Grainau to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 613.2 km
  • Duration: 9h 49m

What companies run services between Grainau, Germany and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Grainau to Brussels via Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36, Muenchen Hbf, and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 9h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grainau to Brussels via Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Garmisch-Partenkirchen station, and Munich central bus station in around 16h 53m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 340€
Flights from Munich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 410€
Flights from Innsbruck to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
240€ - 600€
Flights from Innsbruck to Brussels via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 600€
Flights from Innsbruck to Brussels via Frankfurt, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 340€
Flights from Innsbruck to Brussels via Frankfurt, Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 350€
Flights from Innsbruck to Brussels via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 340€
Flights from Munich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 460€
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 240€
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 220€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Munich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 500€
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 340€
Flights from Innsbruck to Brussels via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 340€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Munich to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 350€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 490€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Brussels via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Train operators
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 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Website
Railjet
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
National Express Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf central station to Aachen central train station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Flixtrain
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Garmisch-Partenkirchen station to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from München to Brussels
Ave. Duration
14h 6m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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