There are 8 ways to get from Vienna to Brussels by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Brussels  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Brussels (BRU) VIE - BRU

73€ - 209€

Cheapest option

Bus via Prague  •  19h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Florenc to Bruxelles, Nord 940

25€ - 60€

6 alternative options

Fly to Charleroi  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Charleroi (CRL) VIE - CRL

75€ - 358€

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 9m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) VIE - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

84€ - 301€

Train  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice

158€ - 268€

Bus  •  18h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Brussels, Brussels-North station N136 / ...

55€ - 70€

Night train, train  •  14h 22m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Koeln Hbf Nj
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice / ...

117€ - 229€

Drive  •  9h 58m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Brussels 1105 km

120€ - 190€

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Brussels is to bus via Prague which costs 25€ - 60€ and takes 19h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Brussels is to fly which costs 70€ - 210€ and takes 4h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Bruxelles-Nord via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 14m.

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The distance between Vienna and Brussels is 915 km. The road distance is 1105 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 10h 14m and costs 150€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Vienna to Brussels, including transfers.

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Vienna to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Brussels is to fly which takes 4h 13m and costs 70€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 270€ and takes 10h 14m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 18h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 914.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Brussels, Belgium?

Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines fly from Vienna to Brussels hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Brussels via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 10h 14m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 430€
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 430€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 210€
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 440€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 330€
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 290€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
Thalys
Standard
65€ - 90€
Comfort
75€ - 100€
Premium
90€ - 130€
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 Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
23€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
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 Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Railjet
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet a.s.
Website
regiojet.cz
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
regiojet.cz
Eurolines FR
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Prague Florenc to Brussel Eurolines Busstation
Ave. Duration
22h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
25€ - 30€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Brussels is 1105 km. It takes approximately 9h 58m to drive from Vienna to Brussels.

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Eurowings, easyJet, Brussels Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Brussels bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1237+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs 12€.

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