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The cheapest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Cheapest

$73

Average

$121

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 $ 121 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 73.

Cheapest
06:43AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h52 11:35AMBrussels-Midi
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$731One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:16AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h19 11:35AMBrussels-Midi
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$871One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:29AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h06 09:35AMBrussels-Midi
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$871One-way
08:38AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h57 01:35PMBrussels-Midi
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$1131One-way
08:16PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h19 11:35PMBrussels-Midi
0 changes
$1151One-way

Timetable Frankfurt am Main to Brussels

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06:29AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h06 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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08:38AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h57 01:35PMBrussels-Midi
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10:27AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h08 01:35PMBrussels-Midi
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10:38AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h57 03:35PMBrussels-Midi
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12:29PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h06 03:35PMBrussels-Midi
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12:38PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h57 05:35PMBrussels-Midi
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02:27PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h08 05:35PMBrussels-Midi
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02:38PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h57 07:35PMBrussels-Midi
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04:16PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h19 07:35PMBrussels-Midi
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04:38PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h57 09:35PMBrussels-Midi
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06:29PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h06 09:35PMBrussels-Midi
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06:38PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h57 11:35PMBrussels-Midi
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08:16PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h19 11:35PMBrussels-Midi
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10:28PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf10h07 08:35AMBrussels-Midi
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11:10PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf9h25 08:35AMBrussels-Midi
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Sat
Jul 24
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$25Flixbus
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Sun
Jul 25
$65Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$412Lufthansa
Mon
Jul 26
$53Deutsche Bahn
$44Croatia Bus d.o.o.
$345KLM
Tue
Jul 27
$52Deutsche Bahn
$44Croatia Bus d.o.o.
$300KLM
Wed
Jul 28
$26Deutsche Bahn
$39Flixbus
$268KLM
Thu
Jul 29
$37Deutsche Bahn
$40Union Ivkoni International
$268KLM
Fri
Jul 30
$57Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$268KLM
Sat
Jul 31
$42Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$157KLM
Sun
Aug 1
$40Deutsche Bahn
$41Union Ivkoni International
$202Lufthansa
Mon
Aug 2
$52Deutsche Bahn
$44Croatia Bus d.o.o.
$202Lufthansa
Tue
Aug 3
$40Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$202Lufthansa
Wed
Aug 4
$40Deutsche Bahn
$44Croatia Bus d.o.o.
$202Brussels Airlines
Thu
Aug 5
$40Deutsche Bahn
$40Union Ivkoni International
$127Brussels Airlines
Fri
Aug 6
$42Deutsche Bahn
$44Croatia Bus d.o.o.
$127Brussels Airlines
Sat
Aug 7
$47Deutsche Bahn
$44Croatia Bus d.o.o.
$105Brussels Airlines
Sun
Aug 8
$40Deutsche Bahn
$17Flixbus
$105Brussels Airlines
Mon
Aug 9
$24Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$105Brussels Airlines
Tue
Aug 10
$37Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$105Brussels Airlines
Wed
Aug 11
$24Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$127Brussels Airlines
Thu
Aug 12
$37Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$105Brussels Airlines
Fri
Aug 13
$42Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$105Brussels Airlines

The fastest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Fastest Journey

3 h 6 m

Average

4 h 41 m

Trains per day

17

Distance

317 km

Of the 17 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Brussels every day 8 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 4 h 41 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 6 m .

The slowest trains will take 10 h 7 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
06:29PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h06 09:35PMBrussels-Midi
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$1291One-way
Fastest
06:29AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h06 09:35AMBrussels-Midi
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$871One-way
Fastest
12:29PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h06 03:35PMBrussels-Midi
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$1291One-way
2nd Fastest
10:27AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h08 01:35PMBrussels-Midi
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$1151One-way
2nd Fastest
02:27PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h08 05:35PMBrussels-Midi
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$1151One-way

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Train Information to Brussels from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance197 miles (317 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$56 (€45)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels cover the 197 miles (317 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 6 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $26 (€21)], but the average price of train tickets is $56 (€45). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

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Deutsche Bahn between Frankfurt am Main and Brussels

For as little as $26 (€21) you can travel by train from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 197 miles (317 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels. Check the DB train schedule for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels you can pay as low as $26 (€21).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels and when traveling by train:

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

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%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main - Brussels. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

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%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels
Travel by train to Brussels 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 Frankfurt am Main to Brussels.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Frankfurt am Main and Brussels?

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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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 7/18/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels closer to your date of departure here

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

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

Is my return train 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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:

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

Last checked on 7/23/21. 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 here.

How much are cheap trains from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Frankfurt am Main and Brussels for the next 7 days starting from $26 (€21)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Frankfurt am Main to Brussels train to cost on average $56 (€45)  one way.
How many miles is it from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels by train?
The Frankfurt am Main to Brussels train distance is approximately 197 miles (317 km).
How long is a train from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels on average?
On average the Frankfurt am Main to Brussels train travel time is 3 h 6 min  for the 197 miles (317 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Frankfurt am Main and arrival train station in Brussels?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen   to Bruxelles-Midi.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Bruxelles-Midi, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which train providers can take me between Frankfurt am Main and Brussels?
For the best Frankfurt am Main to Brussels train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Frankfurt am Main and Brussels to compare what amenities they may offer.
What are the first and last departure train times from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels?
The earliest train departing from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels leaves at 4: 43 AM. The last train departing from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels leaves at 4: 29 PM. You can find the latest Frankfurt am Main to Brussels train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase the Frankfurt am Main to Brussels train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Brussels within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $56 (€45) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
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