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

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Train  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Frankfurt 41 / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Bruxelles-Nord 79

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Night train  •  9h 33m

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

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Car train, drive  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the car train from Munich East Station to Düsseldorf Hbf Uex 1867 / ...
  2. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Brussels

Bus  •  12h

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

Night train via Bonn  •  11h 17m

  1. Take the night train from München Hbf to Bonn Hbf 89
  2. Take the night train from Bonn Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord 91

Drive  •  6h 49m

  1. Drive from Munich to Brussels 781.6 km

Fly to Brussels  •  4h 20m

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

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  5h 42m

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

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MUC - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bruxelles Midi

Munich to Brussels by train

The train journey time between Munich and Brussels is around 7h 13m and covers a distance of around 790 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, the Munich to Brussels train service departs from München Hbf and arrives in Bruxelles-Nord. Typically 52 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

52 Weekly Trains
7h 13m Average Duration
€104 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Brussels is to bus which costs €60 - €85 and takes 12h.

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The fastest way to get from Munich to Brussels is to fly which takes 4h 20m and costs €110 - €460.

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

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Muenchen Ost and arriving at Bruxelles-Nord. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 33m.

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The distance between Munich and Brussels is 602 km. The road distance is 781.6 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 7h 13m and costs €100 - €150.

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It takes approximately 7h 13m to get from Munich to Brussels, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Munich to Brussels is to train which takes 7h 13m and costs €100 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €60 - €85 and takes 12h, you could also fly, which costs €110 - €460 and takes 4h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 602.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 13m

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

You can take a train from Munich to Brussels via Frankfurt in around 7h 13m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich central bus station to Brussels-North train station 3 times a day. Tickets cost €60 - €85 and the journey takes 12h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Flights from Munich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €480
Flights from Munich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €230
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €400
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €480
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Munich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €270
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €470
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €470
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Frankfurt to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Munich East Station to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€95 - €120
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Urlaubs-Express
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Muenchen Ost to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €170
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
€130 - €170
Seating Carriage
€55 - €95
Couchette Carriage
€110 - €150
Night train from München Hbf to Bonn Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€55 - €170
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
€130 - €170
Seating Carriage
€55 - €75
Couchette Carriage
€100 - €140
Night train from Bonn Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
€130 - €160
Seating Carriage
€35 - €50
Couchette Carriage
€85 - €110
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 84 94 36 35
Website
sncf.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €50
Website
https://www.sncf-connect.com/en-en/
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €50
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
https://www.sncf-connect.com/en-en/
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €55
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €120
Website
https://www.thalys.com/fr/en
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€90 - €120
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
https://www.thalys.com/fr/en
Standard
€65 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€100 - €130
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich central bus station to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
https://www.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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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-North train 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 782 km. It takes approximately 6h 49m to drive from Munich to Brussels.

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Swiss, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Munich Airport to Brussels Airport.

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The best way to get from Munich to Munich Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs €7 - €11.

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