|Distance||108 miles (174 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 25 min|
|Average train ticket price||$42 (€34)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Thalys|
Trains from Brussels to Düsseldorf cover the 108 miles (174 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 25 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $42 (€34), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $40 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Düsseldorf Hbf.
For as little as $40 (€32) you can travel by train between Brussels and Düsseldorf with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Brussels to Düsseldorf with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
One of the best ways to travel between Brussels and Düsseldorf is by taking a train with Thalys. Omio helps you find the ideal Thalys train between Brussels and Düsseldorf by showing you Thalys’s current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Brussels to Düsseldorf journey. You can expect to travel 108 miles (174 km) between Brussels and Düsseldorf on a train with Thalys. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Brussels and Düsseldorf, you can check straight away if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Thalys train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Brussels to Düsseldorf!
These are Thalys' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Brussels and Düsseldorf:
Each day, several trains depart the Belgian capital heading to the German city. Thalys operates high-speed connections departing from Brussels Midi. The 135-mile route can be completed in as little two hours 15 minutes, with a choice of departure times spread throughout the day for passenger convenience.
The sole company offering direct rail travel from Brussels to Düsseldorf is Thalys. The French-Belgian high-speed operator shares their track with Eurostar trains. Indirect options are available with Deutsche Bahn, usually involving a change at Cologne or Aachen. Thalys also offers indirect routes with a change at Liège-Guillemins.
The route from Brussels to Düsseldorf is not a long one, with passengers able to arrive in the German city in two hours 15 minutes. The longest direct route is advertised as two hours 27 minutes, which is the lunchtime service. Whenever passengers decide to travel, they will complete the journey in under two hours 30 minutes. Indirect options are very competitive, with journeys taking as little two hours 36 in some cases, or closer to three hours in others, depending on the wait time at transfer stations.
Each day, there are four departures from Brussels heading for Düsseldorf. The departures are spread throughout the day with morning, afternoon and two evening options. The schedule remains the same over the weekend.
Departure train station: Trains depart from Brussels Midi. Brussels Midi is a busy station made up of 22 platforms. The station has a large array of cafes and shops. Otherwise, just outside the stations is a bar and restaurant where passengers can pass the time. The station is located about a mile from the city center, or passengers can use the STIB tram and metro service, or De Lijn bus services.
Arrival train station: All services terminate at Düsseldorf Hbf, the busiest station in Düsseldorf. The station is centrally located with good links to both local bus routes and several S-Bahn routes. Rail services connect the train station to Düsseldorf airport, for anyone wishing to organize onward travel. Station facilities include luggage lockers, waiting rooms, bathrooms, and WiFi access.
Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Düsseldorf, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/25/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Brussels and Düsseldorf before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Düsseldorf to Brussels is: Partially open
Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the requirements?
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/22/21. 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 Brussels from Düsseldorf here.
There are a few train stations in Brussels to start your trip from including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. In Düsseldorf you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Düsseldorf Hbf.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Bruxelles-Midi, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Brussels. The most popular arrival train station in Düsseldorf, called Düsseldorf Hbf, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.
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