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.
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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.
|Distance||197 miles (317 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 47 min|
|Average train ticket price||$60 (€55)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||FlixTrain, 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.
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 (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.
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 Trains: General Information
Travelers can usually offset some of the cost of Brussels to Frankfurt train tickets by booking in advance.
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:
Travel by train between Brussels, Belgium and Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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