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There are 10 ways to get from Lindau to Brussels by train, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice

€126 - €201

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Fly Friedrichshafen to Brussels  •  6h 58m

  1. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Brussels (BRU) FDH - BRU

€68 - €310

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Bus  •  13h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Lindau to Ulm Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Ulm to Brussels-North train station N136 / ...

€69 - €91

Train, bus and ferry  •  13h 47m

  1. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ic
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Mannheim to Brussels

€75 - €100

Drive  •  6h 50m

  1. Drive from Lindau to Brussels 769.3 km

€80 - €120

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Brussels  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Brussels (BRU) STR - BRU

€86 - €277

Train to Zurich, fly to Brussels  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Bregenz to Zuerich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Brussels (BRU) ZRH - BRU

€110 - €298

Train to Basel, fly to Brussels  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Basel Bad Bf
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Brussels (BRU) BSL - BRU

€135 - €361

Train to Munich, fly to Brussels  •  7h 20m

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

€104 - €282

Fly Friedrichshafen to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 53m

  1. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FDH - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
  3. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord

€154 - €454

Lindau to Brussels by train

The train journey time between Lindau and Brussels is around 8h 32m and covers a distance of around 782 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 21m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Austrian Railways (ÖBB), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Lindau to Brussels train service departs from Lindau Hbf and arrives in Bruxelles-Nord. Typically 39 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
8h 32m
Fastest train time:
7h 21m
Trains per week:
39
Cheapest price:
€135
Carbon emissions:
41 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:56
Last train departs at:
19:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lindau to Brussels train schedules

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The most affordable way to get from Lindau to Brussels is to bus, which costs €65 - €95 and takes 13h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Lindau to Brussels is to train and fly which costs €110 - €300 and takes 6h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lindau to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Lindau and arriving at Brussels-North train station via Steinerne Brücke and Ulm. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lindau to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Lindau Hbf and arriving at Bruxelles-Nord via Stuttgart Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 18m.

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The distance between Lindau and Brussels is 534 km. The road distance is 769.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lindau to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 8h 18m and costs €120 - €210.

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It takes approximately 8h 18m to get from Lindau to Brussels, including transfers.

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Lindau to Brussels bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Lindau station.

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

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The best way to get from Lindau to Brussels is to train which takes 8h 18m and costs €120 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €65 - €95 and takes 13h 26m, you could also fly, which costs €65 - €310 and takes 6h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Lindau to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 533.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 18m

What companies run services between Lindau, Bavaria, Germany and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Lindau to Brussels via Stuttgart Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 8h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lindau to Brussels via Ulm Hbf, Steinerne Brücke, Egertweg, and Ulm in around 13h 26m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€55 - €290
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €380
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €420
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €420
Flights from Munich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €600
Flights from Munich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €600
Flights from Munich to Brussels via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €390
Flights from Munich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€60 - €390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €410
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €650
Flights from Munich to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€40 - €210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€35 - €170
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 Lindau Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €45
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 Lindau Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Lindau Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Lindau-Reutin to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
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 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 Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
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 Bregenz to Zuerich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Bregenz to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lindau-Reutin to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
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
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Lindau to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
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 Ulm to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Mannheim to Brussels
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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There is no direct flight from Friedrichshafen Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lindau to Brussels is 769 km. It takes approximately 6h 50m to drive from Lindau to Brussels.

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