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There are 9 ways to get from Lindau to Brussels by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the train from Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof Re5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt 22 / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt to Bruxelles-Nord 79

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Bus  •  14h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof to Freiburg Hauptbahnhof 001 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels-North train station 299

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Bus via Karlsruhe  •  15h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Bregenz bus station to Karlsruhe central train station N77
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Brussels-North train station N136 / ...

Drive  •  6h 50m

  1. Drive from Lindau to Brussels 769.3 km

Fly Friedrichshafen to Brussels  •  5h 55m

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

Train to Zurich, fly to Brussels  •  6h 4m

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

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Brussels  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Brussels (BRU) STR - BRU

Train, train to Munich, fly to Brussels  •  6h 59m

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

Fly Friedrichshafen to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 58m

  1. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FDH - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord

Lindau to Brussels by train

The train journey time between Lindau and Brussels is around 8h 50m and covers a distance of around 785 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 1m. Operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), DB ZugBus RAB GmbH, Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS) and others, the Lindau to Brussels train service departs from Lindau-Insel and arrives in Bruxelles-Nord. Typically 51 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

51 Weekly Trains
8h 50m Average Duration
€122 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Lindau to Brussels is to bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 14h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Lindau to Brussels is to fly which costs €100 - €410 and takes 5h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lindau to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Lindau, Inselhalle and arriving at Brussels-North train station via Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof and Freiburg Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lindau to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Lindau-Insel and arriving at Bruxelles-Nord via Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof, Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof and Frankfurt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 50m.

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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 50m and costs €120 - €220.

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It takes approximately 8h 50m to get from Lindau to Brussels, including transfers.

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Lindau to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof station.

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Lindau to Brussels train services, operated by DB ZugBus RAB GmbH, depart from Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Lindau to Brussels is to train which takes 8h 50m and costs €120 - €220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 14h 2m, you could also fly, which costs €100 - €410 and takes 5h 55m.

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  • Distance: 533.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 50m

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

You can take a train from Lindau to Brussels via Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof, Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof, and Frankfurt in around 8h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lindau to Brussels via Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof and Freiburg Hauptbahnhof in around 14h 2m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Brussels via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €650
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Brussels via Frankfurt, Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Brussels via Frankfurt, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €750
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €490
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €490
Flights from Munich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Flights from Munich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €700
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €300
Flights from Munich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €700
Flights from Munich to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Train operators
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Lindau-Reutin to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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 Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €70
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
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bregenz to Zuerich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Lindau-Reutin to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Hauptbahnhof to Flughafen München
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
National Express Rail
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Abellio
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€55 - €75
TRI Train Rental GmbH
Phone
+49 9126 288825
Website
train-rental.com
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
TRI Train Rental GmbH
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof to Freiburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bregenz bus station to Karlsruhe central train station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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There is no direct flight from Friedrichshafen Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 40m 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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