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Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels

Showing times and prices for May 19

Cheapest

$48

Average

$85

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.

The average ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels will cost around $ 85 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 48.

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08:42PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf11h46 08:28AMBrussels-Midi
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$481One-way
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08:38PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf11h50 08:28AMBrussels-Midi
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$481One-way
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07:44PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf11h43 07:27AMBrussels-Midi
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$591One-way
08:06PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf11h21 07:27AMBrussels-Midi
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$661One-way
06:28AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h07 09:35AMBrussels-Midi
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$761One-way

Train schedule from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels

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06:28AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h07 09:35AMBrussels-Midi
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06:43AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h52 11:35AMBrussels-Midi
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08:16AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h19 11:35AMBrussels-Midi
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08:42AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h53 01:35PMBrussels-Midi
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10:26AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h09 01:35PMBrussels-Midi
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10:42AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h53 03:35PMBrussels-Midi
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12:28PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h07 03:35PMBrussels-Midi
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12:42PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h53 05:35PMBrussels-Midi
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02:26PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h09 05:35PMBrussels-Midi
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02:42PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h53 07:35PMBrussels-Midi
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04:28PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h07 07:35PMBrussels-Midi
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04:42PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h53 09:35PMBrussels-Midi
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06:28PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h07 09:35PMBrussels-Midi
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07:44PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf11h43 07:27AMBrussels-Midi
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08:06PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf11h21 07:27AMBrussels-Midi
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08:38PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf11h50 08:28AMBrussels-Midi
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08:42PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf11h46 08:28AMBrussels-Midi
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Thu
May 19
$48Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
$375KLM Cityhopper
Fri
May 20
$92Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
$316KLM Cityhopper
Sat
May 21
$38Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
$233KLM Cityhopper
Sun
May 22
$52Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$285Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
May 23
$38Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
$157Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
May 24
$38Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$233KLM Cityhopper
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May 25
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$213BlaBlaCar Bus
$233KLM Cityhopper
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May 26
$50Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
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Fri
May 27
$76Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
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May 28
$48Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
$130Lufthansa
Sun
May 29
$56Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$157Lufthansa
Mon
May 30
$38Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$168KLM Cityhopper
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May 31
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$20Flixbus
$168KLM Cityhopper
Wed
Jun 1
$38Deutsche Bahn
$16Flixbus
$168KLM Cityhopper
Thu
Jun 2
$38Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$168KLM Cityhopper
Fri
Jun 3
$76Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
$130Brussels Airlines
Sat
Jun 4
$42Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
$271KLM Cityhopper
Sun
Jun 5
$56FlixTrain
$22Flixbus
$110Lufthansa
Mon
Jun 6
$42Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$157Brussels Airlines
Tue
Jun 7
$42Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$130Brussels Airlines

Fastest train times from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels

Showing times and prices for May 19

Fastest Journey

3 h 7 m

Average

5 h 46 m

Trains per day

17

Distance

317 km

Of the 17 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Brussels every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 317 km distance in an average of 5 h 46 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 7 m .

The slowest trains will take 11 h 50 m 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.

Fastest
06:28PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h07 09:35PMBrussels-Midi
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$1031One-way
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06:28AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h07 09:35AMBrussels-Midi
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$761One-way
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04:28PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h07 07:35PMBrussels-Midi
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$1031One-way
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12:28PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h07 03:35PMBrussels-Midi
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$1031One-way
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10:26AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h09 01:35PMBrussels-Midi
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$1031One-way

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Overview: Train from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels

distanceDistance197 miles (317 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price$49 (€44)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels cover the 197 miles (317 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 52 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $38 (€34), but the average price of train tickets is $49 (€44). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

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

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Brussels from Frankfurt am Main from $38 (€34) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

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 Frankfurt am Main to Brussels train.

  • Average Price: $38

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Trains from Frankfurt to Brussels

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. 

Which train companies travel from Frankfurt to Brussels?

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.

How long is the train from Frankfurt to Brussels?

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.

How many trains are there from Frankfurt to Brussels?

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.

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

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.

Train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 56 €
2 weeks earlier 45 €24%
3 weeks earlier 36 €56.%
1 month before 40 €40%
2 months earlier 37 €51%
3 months earlier 45 €24%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Frankfurt am Main - Brussels 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 56% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Frankfurt am Main - Brussels with 2 months in advance you save up to about 51% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 24%.
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Travel Tips: Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Brussels, Belgium?

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

Is international entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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:

  • 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 between Frankfurt am Main and Brussels closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Brussels, Belgium?

Return travel from Belgium to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Frankfurt am Main from Brussels?

Entry into Germany 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?

Requirements for reentering:

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

Last checked on 5/17/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Frankfurt am Main from Brussels.

How much do cheap trains to Brussels from Frankfurt am Main cost?

Train tickets to Brussels from Frankfurt am Main for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $38 (€34)  one way in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train between Frankfurt am Main and Brussels?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $49 (€44)  for a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels.

How far is Brussels from Frankfurt am Main by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels by train to be approximately 197 miles (317 km).

What is the Frankfurt am Main to Brussels train travel time?

The train time from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels is on average 4 h 52 min  for the 197 miles (317 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Frankfurt am Main and Brussels by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Frankfurt am Main and arrival train station in Brussels?

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

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

Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main to go to Brussels? Where is the train station in Brussels located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, is located 9.3 miles (15 km) from the city center of Frankfurt am Main.

The most popular arrival train station, Bruxelles-Midi, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city center of Brussels.

What train companies offer a service to Brussels from Frankfurt am Main?

For the best Frankfurt am Main to Brussels train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels to compare what amenities they may offer.

Are there any nonstop train services from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels?

Yes, there are 6 direct trains per day from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels with Deutsche Bahn, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.

How many train services per day are there between Frankfurt am Main and Brussels?

On average, there are 6 trains a day from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels? When is the last train from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels?

The earliest train for this route departs from Frankfurt am Main at 4: 43 AM. The last train leaves from Frankfurt am Main at 10: 25 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I buy train tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Brussels to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels is on average $49 (€44) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Brussels
Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf is the most popular Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main for your trip to Brussels.