Brussels to Frankfurt am Main train

Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for May 18

Cheapest

81

Average

94

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
06:25PMBrussels-Midi4h47 11:12PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
1 transfer
811One-way
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10:25AMBrussels-Midi4h58 03:23PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
2 transfers
911One-way
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06:25AMBrussels-Midi4h57 11:22AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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911One-way
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08:23AMBrussels-Midi4h59 01:22PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
2 transfers
911One-way
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12:25PMBrussels-Midi4h57 05:22PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
2 transfers
911One-way

Train schedule from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, May 18
06:25AMBrussels-Midi4h57 11:22AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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06:25AMBrussels-Midi3h06 09:31AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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08:23AMBrussels-Midi3h08 11:31AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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08:23AMBrussels-Midi4h59 01:22PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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10:25AMBrussels-Midi4h58 03:23PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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10:25AMBrussels-Midi3h06 01:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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12:25PMBrussels-Midi3h06 03:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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12:25PMBrussels-Midi4h57 05:22PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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02:25PMBrussels-Midi3h15 05:40PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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02:25PMBrussels-Midi4h57 07:22PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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04:22PMBrussels-Midi3h09 07:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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04:22PMBrussels-Midi5h00 09:22PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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06:25PMBrussels-Midi4h47 11:12PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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06:25PMBrussels-Midi3h06 09:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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Fastest train times from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for May 18

Fastest Journey

3 h 6 m

Average

4 h 2 m

Trains per day

14

Distance

317 km

Of the 14 trains that leave Brussels for Frankfurt am Main every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
12:25PMBrussels-Midi3h06 03:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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991One-way
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06:25AMBrussels-Midi3h06 09:31AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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991One-way
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06:25PMBrussels-Midi3h06 09:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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991One-way
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10:25AMBrussels-Midi3h06 01:31PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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991One-way
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08:23AMBrussels-Midi3h08 11:31AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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991One-way

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Overview: Train from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance197 miles (317 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price$60 (€55)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main cover the 197 miles (317 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 47 min with our travel partners like FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $60 (€55), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $37 (€34). Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main trains

Find the best trains to Frankfurt am Main from Brussels with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $37 (€34). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Brussels to Frankfurt am Main train.

  • Average Price: $37

Trains from Brussels to Frankfurt

Travelers can choose from up to 22 trains in Germany traveling from Brussels to Frankfurt every day. The route is operated by Deutsche Bahn and most ICE (Inter-City Express) trains complete the journey in just over 3 hours. Some trains require a transfer, usually in Cologne. The first train leaves Brussels just after 6:24 a.m. and the last service is at around 9:00 p.m. All Brussels to Frankfurt trains depart from either Bruxelles-Midi, Central, or Congres train station and arrive at Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof. Passengers should bear in mind that overnight trains and some weekend services may take slightly longer.

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Brussels to Frankfurt Train Cost

Average prices for trains from Brussels to Frankfurt when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€112

1 Day in Advance

€97

1 Week in Advance

€97

2 Weeks in Advance

€93

1 Month in Advance

€84

3 Months in Advance

€62


Brussels to Frankfurt Trains: General Information


Travelers can usually offset some of the cost of Brussels to Frankfurt train tickets by booking in advance.

  • autobus All Brussels to Frankfurt trains are run by Deutsche Bahn.
  • autobus Some trains between Brussels to Frankfurt are direct, or may require a transfer in Cologne. A few journeys require up to 3-4 transfers. All trains depart from either Bruxelles-Midi, Central, or Congres train station and arrive at Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof.
  • autobus The Brussels to Frankfurt train journey takes as little as 2 hours and 57 minutes to arrive in Frankfurt.
  • autobus Most travelers book their train tickets from Brussels to Frankfurt1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Brussels to Frankfurt trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 13% cheaper on average to book a Brussels to Frankfurt train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • Brussels to Frankfurt train costs are 25% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of travel.

Travel Tips: Trains from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main

Travel by train to Frankfurt am Main easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main.
FAQs

Travel by train between Brussels, Belgium and Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Frankfurt am Main from Brussels restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • 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 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 5/16/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Frankfurt am Main from Brussels closer to your date of departure here

The restriction level for your return train to Brussels, Belgium from Frankfurt am Main is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Brussels from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 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 (certificate needed)

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 5/16/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Brussels from Frankfurt am Main closer to your date of departure here here.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Brussels and Frankfurt am Main for as low as $37 (€34)  for the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Brussels to Frankfurt am Main train to cost on average $60 (€55)  one way.
The train distance from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main is around 197 miles (317 km).
While the time it takes to travel 197 miles (317 km) from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Brussels to Frankfurt am Main train journey time is on average 4 h 47 min.

There are a few train stations in Brussels to start your trip from including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. In Frankfurt am Main you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi   and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and need to travel approximately 9.3 miles (15 km) from the train station to the city center in Frankfurt am Main.

If you're looking for trains from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main, you can rely on FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Frankfurt am Main. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Brussels to Frankfurt am Main trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Deutsche Bahn. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
The average number of trains departing Brussels for Frankfurt am Main is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Brussels at 6: 23 AM. The last train leaves from Brussels at 7: 25 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book the Brussels to Frankfurt am Main train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $60 (€55). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Frankfurt am Main from Brussels. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
Frankfurt am Main
Bruxelles-Midi is the most popular Brussels railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Brussels for your trip to Frankfurt am Main.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+32 25282828
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Bruxelles-Central
Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)

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