How to travel from Brussels to Berlin

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from Brussels to Berlin

You can get from Brussels to Berlin by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Brussels to Berlin on Dec 06 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:40PMBrussels Airport1h30 04:10PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport
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Travel Information between Brussels and Berlin

distanceDistance404 miles (651 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$42 - $347
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $42 (€38) • 6 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $347 (€314) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Brussels Airlines or FlixTrain

Travel 404 miles (651 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Berlin from Brussels. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $42 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Brussels Airlines or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Brussels to Berlin.

Travel from Brussels to Berlin: Journey Details

There are several ways to travel from Brussels to Berlin. Air is the fastest option and there are a large number of direct flights between the two cities each day. Travellers who prefer to go by train will have to make at least one change en route as there are no direct services at present. Those who have time on their hands may find one of the direct buses to Berlin from Brussels a convenient alternative.

Return trips from Berlin to Brussels are also available.

How to get from Brussels to Berlin

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Brussels to Berlin, 37,14% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Brussels to Berlin, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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Buses from Brussels to Berlin

There are at least 4 direct buses from Brussels to Berlin each day. Service providers include Flixbus, Postbus and Eurolines, and journeys can take between 10.5 and 15 hours. Night buses take longer while morning buses tend to be faster. Buses leave from Brussels Gare du Nord and terminate at Berlin ZOB. The first buses depart at approximately 9:45 a.m. and the last leaves at about 10:00 p.m.

Trains from Brussels to Berlin

There are no direct trains from Brussels to Berlin but passengers will find trains run by Deutsche Bahn and Thalys with one or more changes en route. Those with one change tend to be the fastest option although the Thalys train takes about 11.5 hours as it is an overnight service. Deutsche Bahn trains are faster but journey times can still vary according to the time and route. The fastest trains take just under 7 hours.

Flights from Brussels to Berlin

There are several flights from Brussels to Berlin every day. Depending on the carrier, flights from Brussels airport land at either Berlin Tegel or Berlin Schonefeld Airport. Airlines such as Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and Ryanair offer direct flights that take just over 4 hours on average.

Travel Tips: Travel from Brussels to Berlin

Travel Tips: Travel to Berlin 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 Brussels to Berlin.
FAQs

Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Berlin, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Belgium enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Berlin from Brussels?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Berlin, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Berlin from Brussels.

The restriction level for your return to Brussels, Belgium from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Brussels from Berlin restricted?

Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Brussels from Berlin?

Conditions of reentry into Belgium:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

You should observe these safety measures in Belgium as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to Belgium was last checked on 11/17/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Brussels from Berlin closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel between Brussels and Berlin 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Berlin is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $42 (€38) compared to other travel options to Berlin:

Taking a train is usually $46 (€42) less than taking a bus to Berlin, which costs on average $88 (€80) for the same trip.

A train is generally $305 (€276) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $347 (€314) from Brussels to Berlin.

The fastest way from Brussels to Berlin is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Berlin that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 11 h 25 min.

In comparison, getting to Berlin by train can take on average 6 h 40 min.

Berlin is approximately 404 miles (651 km) away from Brussels.

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Berlin is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Brussels to Berlin as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Brussels to Berlin:

  • Buses most often depart from Brussels at Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and arrive in Berlin at Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
  • Flights mostly depart from Brussels Airport and arrive in Berlin Brandenburg Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Brussels at Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Berlin at Berlin Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Brussels to Berlin, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Berlin by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Brussels to Berlin for $88 (€80).
  • Travel with Brussels Airlines to go to Berlin by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Brussels Airlines Brussels to Berlin tickets on Omio for $347 (€314).
  • Travel with FlixTrain for trains to Berlin. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixTrain Brussels to Berlin tickets on Omio for $42 (€38).

Yes, there are direct routes from Brussels to Berlin with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Berlin with Flixbus with 1 direct bus per day.

Direct services to Berlin tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Many of our customers traveling from Brussels to Berlin don't make Berlin their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Berlin are Amsterdam, Prague or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Berlin to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Brussels to Berlin, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $88 (€80) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $347 (€314) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $42 (€38) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Brussels to Berlin online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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