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

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Fly Munich to Brussels  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Brussels (BRU) MUC - BRU

88€ - 267€

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Bus  •  12h

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Brussels, Brussels-North station N136 / ...

35€ - 80€

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Fly Munich to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 15m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MUC - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

122€ - 369€

Fly Munich to Cologne Bonn, train  •  5h 42m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) MUC - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord

88€ - 316€

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Brussels  •  6h 31m

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

126€ - 465€

Train  •  7h 21m

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

142€ - 201€

Bus via Frankfurt am Main  •  14h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Frankfurt Main Central Train Station Dubrovnik - Frankfurt / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Bruxelles, Rue Royale 524

43€ - 60€

Night train  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Nj

70€ - 90€

Drive  •  7h 1m

  1. Drive from Munich to Brussels 781.4 km

90€ - 140€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Brussels is to bus via Frankfurt am Main which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 14h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Brussels is to fly which costs 85€ - 270€ and takes 4h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate Tuesday and Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 12h.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Muenchen Hbf and arriving at Bruxelles-Nord. This train operates Wednesday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11h 53m.

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The distance between Munich and Brussels is 602 km. The road distance is 781.4 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 7h 21m and costs 140€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Munich to Brussels, including transfers.

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Munich to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Munich to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Muenchen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Brussels is to fly which takes 4h 19m and costs 85€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 210€ and takes 7h 21m, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 80€ and takes 12h.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 602.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 19m

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

Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines fly from Munich to Brussels hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Munich to Brussels via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 7h 21m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Flights from Munich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Flights from Munich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 1300€
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 1300€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 400€
Flights from Munich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 250€
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Cologne Bonn via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 250€
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 550€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 150€
Website
Thalys
Standard
70€ - 100€
Comfort
85€ - 110€
Premium
100€ - 150€
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 Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
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
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
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 Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 60€
1st Class
45€ - 60€
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
22€ - 26€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Munich ZOB Hackerbrucke to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
eurolines.de
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Frankfurt Main Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 25€
Website
Crnja Tours
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Frankfurt to Bruxelles, Rue Royale
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Brussels is 781 km. It takes approximately 7h 1m to drive from Munich to Brussels.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Munich Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Munich to Brussels train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Munich to Brussels bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 1251+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Munich to Munich Airport is to line 8833 train which takes 35 min and costs 6€ - 10€.

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