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There are 10 ways to get from Sennelager to Brussels by train, night bus, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord 79 / ...

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Train via Aachen  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Aachen, Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord 79 / ...

Train via Bergkamen  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Kamen Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys

Night bus, bus  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the night bus from Paderborn, Maspernplatz to Dortmund Hbf N30
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund central bus station to Brussels-North train station 1304 / ...

Drive  •  3h 34m

  1. Drive from Sennelager to Brussels 401.5 km

Fly Paderborn to Brussels  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from Paderborn (PAD) to Brussels (BRU) PAD - BRU

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
  2. Take the train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU

Train to Muenster, fly to Brussels  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
  2. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Brussels (BRU) FMO - BRU

Train to Hannover, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HAJ - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

Sennelager to Brussels by train

The train journey time between Sennelager and Brussels is around 5h 58m and covers a distance of around 437 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 35m. The fastest train normally takes 4h 59m. Operated by NordWestBahn, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr AG and others, the Sennelager to Brussels train service departs from Paderborn-Sennelager and arrives in Bruxelles-Nord. Typically 49 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 22m
Layover time:
1h 35m
Total time:
5h 58m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 59m
Train distance:
437 km
Trains per week:
49
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
01:27
Last train departs at:
23:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sennelager to Brussels train schedules

Germany → Belgium
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International entry into Belgium from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, Uruguay and Vatican

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay

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Rules to follow in Belgium

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Brussels is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Brussels is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Belgium.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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The most affordable way to get from Sennelager to Brussels is to drive, which costs €45 - €65 and takes 3h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Sennelager to Brussels is to drive which costs €45 - €65 and takes 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sennelager to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Pb-Sennelager, Salvatorstr and arriving at Brussels-North train station via Paderborn, Westerntor, Paderborn, Maspernplatz and Dortmund central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sennelager to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Paderborn-Sennelager and arriving at Bruxelles-Nord via Bielefeld Hbf and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 17m.

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The distance between Sennelager and Brussels is 320 km. The road distance is 401.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sennelager to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 5h 17m and costs €50 - €140.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m to get from Sennelager to Brussels, including transfers.

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Sennelager to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, depart from Paderborn, Maspernplatz station.

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

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The best way to get from Sennelager to Brussels is to train which takes 5h 17m and costs €50 - €140. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €140 - €600 and takes 7h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Sennelager to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 320.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 17m

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

You can take a train from Sennelager to Brussels via Bielefeld Hbf and Köln Hbf in around 5h 17m. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Eurowings and TUI fly Belgium fly from Sennelager to Brussels 4 times a day.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paderborn to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from Paderborn to Brussels via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €410
Flights from Muenster to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €460
Flights from Muenster to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €550
Flights from Muenster to Brussels via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€210 - €550
Flights from Muenster to Brussels via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€210 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €410
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Paderborn to Brussels via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Train operators
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 Bielefeld Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
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
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Bielefeld central station to Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Düsseldorf central station to Aachen central train station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Bielefeld central station to Hanover central station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Flixtrain
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 Bielefeld Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Kamen
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Paderborn Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Kamen
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
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 Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Thalys
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€55 - €75
Premium
€60 - €85
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €170
Website
Thalys
Standard
€80 - €120
Comfort
€95 - €130
Premium
€120 - €170
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Bahn DE
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Eurobahn
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
WestfalenBahn
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Paderborn, Maspernplatz to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Dortmund Hbf to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 Dortmund central bus station to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
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 Paderborn Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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

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Sennelager to Brussels train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, arrive at Bruxelles-Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sennelager to Brussels is 402 km. It takes approximately 3h 34m to drive from Sennelager to Brussels.

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Eurowings, TUI fly Belgium and Lufthansa offer flights from Paderborn Airport to Brussels Airport.

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