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 Frankfurt am Main to Brussels will cost around $ 133 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 93.
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Trains per day
Of the 14 train that leave Frankfurt am Main for Brussels every day 6 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 40m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 3h 6m .
The slowest train will take 11h 42m 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:|
6 hours 34 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$51|
|Trains depart from:||Frankfurt am Main|
|Trains arrive in:||Brussels|
|Train Companies:||Deutsche Bahn|
Passengers can enjoy regular daily trains from Frankfurt to Brussels. The majority of these are direct, but there are also a few indirect train journeys with 1 to 4 stops along the way. The direct trains take between 3 hours and 6 minutes and 3 hours and 21 minutes, and are the fastest options along this route. Deutsche Bahn operates these trains with occasional connections by Vlexx and VIAS.
Deustche Bahn operates most of the trains traveling from Frankfurt to Brussels, and many of these are direct options. There are occasional connections with train companies Vlexx and VIAS when the trains make stops along the way.
The direct trains along this route take between 3 hours and 6 minutes and 3 hours and 21 minutes to make the 224-mile journey. The fastest indirect trains have a travel time of 4 hours and 53 minutes. There are also overnight travel options that take between 9 hours and 25 minutes and 12 hours and 35 minutes.
There are 7 daily direct trains along this route on weekdays and weekends, and around 8 to 16 indirect trains that stopover in Mainz, Cologne, Aachen, Maastricht or Liege-Guillemins. The first train of the day is around 6:30 a.m. on both weekdays and weekends. Most trains depart during peak hours, in the mornings and evenings, but there are additional trains throughout the day and into the early night.
Departure train station: Trains depart Frankfurt from its main train station, Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof. Hauptbahnhof is just under a mile from central Frankfurt and takes around 20 minutes to walk. If passengers are traveling from Frankfurt Airport, there are regular trains to Hauptbahnhof that take 11 to 13 minutes.
Arrival train station: Trains arrive at Brussels Midi, which is a 4-minute bus or train ride to central Brussels, or a 25-minute walk. Passengers traveling on to Brussels Airport can catch the connecting train from Brussels Midi that takes roughly 25 minutes to reach the airport.