The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main will cost around $ 135 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 121.
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Trains per day
Of the 14 train 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.
These direct train cover the 317 km distance in an average of 4h but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 57m .
The slowest train will take 5h and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
5 hours 56 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$49|
|Trains depart from:||Brussels|
|Trains arrive in:||Frankfurt am Main|
|Train Companies:||Deutsche Bahn|
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.
Average prices for trains from Brussels to Frankfurt when you book in advance
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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: