The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Berlin to Brussels is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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|Distance||404 miles (651 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 49 min|
|Average train ticket price||$76 (€66)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Flixbus|
Trains from Berlin to Brussels cover the 404 miles (651 km) long route taking on average 6 h 49 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Flixbus. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $76 (€66), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $55 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.
Travel from Berlin to Brussels from $55 (€48) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost train companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance train services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight trains on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long train journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Berlin to Brussels. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Brussels train information:
Trains in Europe are an effective way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. Trains from Berlin to Brussels are numerous with over 60 trains making the journey every day. Deutsche Bahn is the main train provider for Berlin to Brussels trains, offering trains that begin as early as 4:26 a.m. and finish as late as 11:53 p.m. All trains traveling from Berlin to Brussels require at least 1 transfer, usually in Frankfurt or Cologne. Journeys that require more than 1 transfer usually transfer in some combination of Dortmund, Aachen, Liege, Düsseldorf, and Antwerp depending on the train service chosen. Berlin to Brussels train travel time is ordinarily between 7¾ and 15 hours depending on the number of transfers and layover time required.
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Berlin to Brussels Trains: General Information
Travelers can offset some of the cost of Berlin to Brussels train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.
Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Berlin to Brussels trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:
Travel between Berlin, Germany and Brussels, Belgium by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 3/8/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Brussels from Berlin as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Brussels to Berlin is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
What are the requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/22/23. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Berlin from Brussels here.
When taking the train to Brussels from Berlin, you can choose to depart from train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. Your journey can end in train stations such as Bruxelles-Midi, Brussels-Nord and Bruxelles-Central.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Berlin Hbf and travel around 3.3 miles (5.3 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bruxelles-Midi and need to travel approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) from the train station to the city center in Brussels.
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