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Train Information to Düsseldorf from Brussels

distanceDistance108 miles (174 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$42 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

Train companies

Travel with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn between Brussels and Düsseldorf

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
Deutsche Bahn

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:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Trains from Brussels to 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.

Which train companies travel from Brussels to Düsseldorf?

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.

How long is the train from Brussels to Düsseldorf?

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.

How many trains are there from Brussels to Düsseldorf?

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Brussels to Düsseldorf?

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.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Düsseldorf, Germany if I'm coming from Brussels, Belgium by train?

Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Düsseldorf, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Belgium?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Brussels?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Düsseldorf, Germany?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Düsseldorf, Germany to Brussels, Belgium?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Düsseldorf to Brussels is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Belgium from Germany?

Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Düsseldorf?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • 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

What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

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.

How much do cheap trains from Brussels to Düsseldorf cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Brussels to Düsseldorf for the next 7 days starting from $40 (€32)  one way.
How much is the train between Brussels and Düsseldorf on average?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Brussels to Düsseldorf train to cost on average $42 (€34)  one way.
How far is it from Brussels to Düsseldorf by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Düsseldorf from Brussels by train to be approximately 108 miles (174 km).
How long is a train to Düsseldorf from Brussels on average?
On average the Brussels to Düsseldorf train travel time is 2 h 25 min  for the 108 miles (174 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Brussels to Düsseldorf do I depart from? Which Düsseldorf train station from Brussels do I arrive in?

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.

Where is the train station in Brussels? Where is the train station in Düsseldorf?

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.

Which train providers can get me from Brussels to Düsseldorf?
If you're looking for trains from Brussels to Düsseldorf, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Thalys to get you to Düsseldorf. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Brussels to Düsseldorf route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Brussels and Düsseldorf?
The average number of trains departing Brussels for Düsseldorf is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Brussels to Düsseldorf?
You can take the earliest train from Brussels to Düsseldorf at 6: 23 AM   or take the last train from Brussels to Düsseldorf leaving at 4: 25 PM. Look for the latest Brussels to Düsseldorf train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Brussels to Düsseldorf to get the best deals?
You can find trains from Brussels to Düsseldorf to cost on average $42 (€34) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Brussels to Düsseldorf train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
Düsseldorf
Bruxelles-Central
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 3, 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines S1, S2, S5, S7, S9
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Bruxelles-Midi
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Bruxelles-Nord
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