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There are 12 ways to get from Ružomberok to Brussels by train, bus, plane, shuttle, night train or car

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Train, bus to Vienna, fly to Brussels  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the train from Ruzomberok to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Vienna Airport
  3. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Brussels (BRU) VIE - BRU

62€ - 232€

Cheapest option

Train, bus to Vienna, fly to Charleroi  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the train from Ruzomberok to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Vienna Airport
  3. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Charleroi (CRL) VIE - CRL

25€ - 207€

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Bus to Krakow, fly to Charleroi  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Ružomberok bus station to Krakow
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Charleroi (CRL) KRK - CRL

27€ - 93€

Bus to Krakow, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Ružomberok bus station to Krakow
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) KRK - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

121€ - 273€

Train, shuttle to Budapest, fly to Brussels  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the train from Ruzomberok to Kosice
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Košice to Budapest Airport
  3. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Brussels (BRU) BUD - BRU

107€ - 359€

Bus to Krakow, fly to Eindhoven, train  •  11h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Ružomberok bus station to Krakow
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Eindhoven (EIN) KRK - EIN
  3. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Breda
  4. Take the train from Noorderkempen to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord

48€ - 431€

Train  •  16h 26m

  1. Take the train from Ruzomberok to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica 600 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice

117€ - 173€

Bus via Prague  •  20h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Ružomberok bus station to Prague 915
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Brussels, Gare du Midi RegioJet

50€ - 69€

Bus  •  23h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Ružomberok bus station to Krakow 876 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Brussels

56€ - 78€

Bus #2  •  34h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Ružomberok to Brussel Eurolines Busstation 807822

30€ - 45€

Train, night train  •  19h 40m

  1. Take the train from Ruzomberok to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica 600 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Nj

102€ - 158€

Drive  •  12h 59m

  1. Drive from Ružomberok to Brussels 1381.2 km

140€ - 220€

Ružomberok to Brussels by trains

The train journey time between Ružomberok and Brussels is around 21h 42m and covers a distance of around 1449 km. The fastest train normally takes 19h 20m. Operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), Railjet, RegioJet and others, the Ružomberok to Brussels train service departs from Ruzomberok and arrives in Bruxelles-Nord. Typically 18 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
21h 42m
Fastest train time:
19h 20m
Trains per week:
18
Cheapest price:
118€
Carbon emissions:
76 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
02:06
Last train departs at:
20:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ružomberok to Brussels train schedules

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

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The cheapest way to get from Ružomberok to Brussels is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 34h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Ružomberok to Brussels is to bus and fly which costs 26€ - 95€ and takes 9h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ružomberok and arriving at Brussel Eurolines Busstation station. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 34h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ružomberok to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Ruzomberok and arriving at Bruxelles-Nord via Bratislava Hlavna Stanica, Wien Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 26m.

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The distance between Ružomberok and Brussels is 1086 km. The road distance is 1381.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ružomberok to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 16h 26m and costs 110€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 9h 29m to get from Ružomberok to Brussels, including transfers.

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Ružomberok to Brussels bus services, operated by Eurobus SK, depart from Ružomberok station.

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Ružomberok to Brussels train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Ruzomberok station.

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The best way to get from Ružomberok to Brussels is to train which takes 16h 26m and costs 110€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus via Prague, which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 20h 20m.

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  • Distance: 1086.1 km
  • Duration: 9h 29m

What companies run services between Ružomberok, Slovakia and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Ružomberok to Brussels via Bratislava Hlavna Stanica, Wien Hbf, and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 16h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ružomberok to Brussels via Prague, ÚAN Florenc in around 20h 20m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 430€
Flights from Budapest to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 800€
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 270€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 480€
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 480€
Flights from Krakow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
230€ - 370€
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 270€
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 270€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 430€
Flights from Krakow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 800€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
11€ - 65€
Flights from Krakow to Charleroi via Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
15€ - 70€
Flights from Vienna to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
6€ - 55€
Flights from Krakow to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
17€ - 220€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Krakow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 430€
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Krakow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Krakow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 130€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 550€
Flights from Budapest to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 250€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
14€ - 90€
Flights from Krakow to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 430€
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 190€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Krakow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
50€ - 220€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Krakow to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Phone
+421 24 48 58 188
Email
info@slovakrail.sk
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Ruzomberok to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
11€ - 17€
Train from Ruzomberok to Kosice
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
8€ - 12€
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 5€
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
2€ - 5€
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 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Ružomberok, žel. st. to Košice, žel. st.
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 17€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
5€ - 9€
1st Class
11€ - 17€
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1€ - 6€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
1€ - 2€
1st Class
3€ - 6€
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Ruzomberok to Kosice
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
5€ - 21€
Website
LEO Express
Economy
5€ - 8€
Economy Plus
8€ - 13€
Business
10€ - 14€
Premium
14€ - 21€
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ruzomberok to Kosice
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 15€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
8€ - 11€
Business
11€ - 14€
1st Class
12€ - 15€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 25€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 25€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Noorderkempen to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
13€ - 19€
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 Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Railjet
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 Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
13h 32m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Slovak Lines
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 Ružomberok bus station to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ružomberok bus station to Prague
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
24€ - 29€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Košice to Budapest Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
35€ - 75€
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
RegioJet
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Ružomberok to Brussel Eurolines Busstation
Ave. Duration
34h 48m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Book at
eurobus.sk

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