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Fly Karup to Brussels  •  4h 9m

  1. Fly from Karup (KRP) to Brussels (BRU) KRP - BRU

€134 - €300

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Herning to Odense Ørbækvej 631 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Odense Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels-North train station 810 / ...

€57 - €77

6 alternative options

Train to Billund, fly to Brussels  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Herning St. to Give St.
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Brussels (BRU) BLL - BRU

€69 - €196

Train, train to Copenhagen, fly to Brussels  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the train from Ikast St. to Skanderborg St.
  2. Take the train from Skanderborg St. to CPH Lufthavn
  3. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Brussels (BRU) CPH - BRU

Train to Billund, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Herning St. to Give St.
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BLL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

€121 - €376

Train  •  12h 50m

  1. Take the train from Ikast St. to Skanderborg St. Rx / ...
  2. Take the train from Skanderborg St. to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice

Bus, train  •  19h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Ikast/Østerport to Aarhus Rutebilstation 124
  2. Take the bus from Arhus Bus Station to Hamburg Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

Drive  •  8h 8m

  1. Drive from Ikast to Brussels 936.4 km

€110 - €160

Ikast to Brussels by train

The train journey time between Ikast and Brussels is around 15h 53m and covers a distance of around 1089 km. The fastest train normally takes 11h 45m. Operated by Arriva DK, Danish Railways (DSB), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Ikast to Brussels train service departs from Ikast St. and arrives in Bruxelles-Nord. Typically 13 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
15h 53m
Fastest train time:
11h 45m
Train distance:
1089 km
Trains per week:
13
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
57 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:14
Last train departs at:
12:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ikast to Brussels train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Denmark → Belgium
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International entry into Belgium from Denmark

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Eswatini, India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from Denmark

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Denmark
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Andorra, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and United States
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in Belgium

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Considerations leaving from Denmark

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from Denmark.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brussels is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Brussels is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Brussels is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Denmark from Belgium.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Ikast to Brussels is to bus which costs 420 kr - 600 kr and takes 19h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Ikast to Brussels is to fly which costs 1000 kr - 2300 kr and takes 4h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ikast to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Ikast/Østerport and arriving at Brussels-North train station via Herning, Bilka / Ørbækvej, Odense Station and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ikast to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Ikast St. and arriving at Bruxelles-Nord via Skanderborg St., Hamburg Hbf and Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 50m.

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The distance between Ikast and Brussels is 668 km. The road distance is 936.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ikast to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 12h 50m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 9m to get from Ikast to Brussels, including transfers.

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Ikast to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Herning station.

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Ikast to Brussels train services, operated by Arriva DK, depart from Ikast St. station.

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The best way to get from Ikast to Brussels is to fly which takes 4h 9m and costs 1000 kr - 2300 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12h 50m, you could also bus, which costs 420 kr - 600 kr and takes 19h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Ikast to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 668.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 9m

What companies run services between Ikast, Denmark and Brussels, Belgium?

DAT Danish Air Transport, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines fly from Ikast to Brussels 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ikast to Brussels via Skanderborg St., Hamburg Hbf, and Koeln Hbf in around 12h 50m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Karup to Brussels via Copenhagen, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €230
Flights from Billund to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from Billund to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Karup to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Karup to Brussels via Copenhagen, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Flights from Karup to Brussels via Copenhagen, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Karup to Brussels via Copenhagen, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Flights from Billund to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€55 - €250
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €410
Flights from Billund to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €300
Train operators
Arriva DK
Phone
+45 70 80 44 44
Email
kundeservice@arriva.dk
Website
arriva.dk
Train from Herning St. to Give St.
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva DK
Train from Ikast St. to Skanderborg St.
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva DK
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Herning St. to Give St.
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Skanderborg St. to CPH Lufthavn
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Skanderborg St. to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
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 Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €110
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
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg central station to Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €28
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 Herning to Odense Ørbækvej
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Odense Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Bus from Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk to Brussels Noord Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
CityBusExpress
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Arhus Bus Station to Hamburg Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€80 - €95
Website
Comati PSG
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €30
Website
Mądeltrans Eurolines

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There is no direct flight from Karup Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 10m and has one stopover.

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Ikast to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels-North train station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ikast to Brussels is 936 km. It takes approximately 8h 8m to drive from Ikast to Brussels.

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The best way to get from Ikast to Karup Airport is to taxi which takes 35 min and costs 550 kr - 700 kr.

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