There are 8 ways to get from Hamburg to Brussels by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Brussels  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Brussels (BRU) HAM - BRU

$30 - $125

7 alternative options

Fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) HAM - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord

$89 - $210

Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Amsterdam (AMS) HAM - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Bruxelles-Midi

$103 - $283

Train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice

$117 - $171

Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Bruxelles - North N71

$30 - $80

Bus, train  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg, ZOB to Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan 101
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeursplein to Dordrecht, Centraal Station 388
  3. Take the train from Dordrecht to Bruxelles-Central

$94 - $135

Rideshare  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hamburg to Brussels 370 miles

$44

Drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Brussels 371.2 miles

$75 - $120

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

Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Hamburg to Brussels every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamburg to Brussels via Köln Hbf in around 6 h 43 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Hamburg to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Dordrecht to Bruxelles-Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Hamburg, ZOB to Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Bus from Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeursplein to Dordrecht, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$44
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hamburg and Brussels is 491 km. The road distance is 594 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Brussels is to rideshare which costs 38€ and takes 6 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Brussels is to fly which takes 3 h 47 min and costs 25€ - 110€.

No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Bruxelles-Nord via Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 43 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hamburg and arriving at Bruxelles - North. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to get from Hamburg to Brussels, including transfers.