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There are 12 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.

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Fly Hamburg to Brussels  •  3 h 46 min

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

$15 - $125

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Fly Hamburg to Dusseldorf, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Dusseldorf (DUS) HAM - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi

$109 - $232

Fly Hamburg to Cologne Bonn, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) HAM - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord

$99 - $232

Fly Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5 h 29 min

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

$103 - $284

Train to Bremen, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRE - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi

$140 - $442

Train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice

$71 - $193

Train via Duisburg Hbf  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Duisburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi

$160 - $223

Bus  •  8 h 30 min

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

$30 - $80

Train, bus  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus

$86 - $122

Rideshare  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hamburg to Brussels 370 miles

$43

Train, drive  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Drive from Duisburg Hbf to Brussels

$108 - $158

Drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Brussels 371.2 miles

$75 - $120

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

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Brussels is to fly which costs 12€ - 110€ and takes 3 h 46 min.

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

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

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The distance between Hamburg and Brussels is 491 km. The road distance is 593.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 6 h 43 min and costs 60€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Hamburg to Brussels, including transfers.

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Hamburg to Brussels bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Hamburg station.

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Hamburg to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Hamburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Brussels is to fly which takes 3 h 46 min and costs 12€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 170€ and takes 6 h 43 min, you could also bus, which costs 28€ - 70€ and takes 8 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 306.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

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

Brussels Airlines and KLM fly from Hamburg to Brussels 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamburg to Brussels via Köln Hbf and Köln Hauptbahnhof in around 6 h 43 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Hamburg to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $150
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 Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.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

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
Bus from Hamburg to Brussels, Brussels Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dortmund to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$43
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Hamburg to Brussels bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Bruxelles - North station.

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Hamburg to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Brusel Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Brussels is 594 km. It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to drive from Hamburg to Brussels.

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KLM and Brussels Airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Hamburg to Brussels bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 973+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Hamburg and Brussels. 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 Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to line 39 bus which takes 14 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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