How to travel from Dortmund to Brussels

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from Dortmund to Brussels

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

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To get from Dortmund to Brussels on Dec 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Dortmund and Brussels

distanceDistance142 miles (229 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$50 - $80
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $50 (€45) • 4 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $80 (€72) • 3 h 18 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 142 miles (229 km) between Dortmund and Brussels. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Dortmund to Brussels.

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Travel Tips: Travel 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 Dortmund to Brussels.
FAQs

Travel from Dortmund, Germany to Brussels, Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Brussels from Dortmund restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Brussels, Belgium from Dortmund?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Dortmund and Brussels closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Dortmund, Germany from Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Belgium?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Belgium?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Dortmund, Germany was last verified on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Dortmund from Brussels.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Brussels from Dortmund. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Brussels from Dortmund is by taking a bus, which costs on average $50 (€45).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Brussels:

A bus is generally $6 (€5) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $56 (€50) from Dortmund to Brussels.

Taking a bus is usually $30 (€27) less than taking a train to Brussels, which costs on average $80 (€72) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Brussels from Dortmund is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 18 min.

Other travel options to Brussels can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Brussels by bus can take on average 4 h 25 min.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The Dortmund to Brussels distance is around 142 miles (229 km).

The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Brussels is:

  • 5 buses a day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Dortmund and Brussels 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 Dortmund to Brussels:

  • Buses most often depart from Dortmund at Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf and arrive in Brussels at Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Flights most often depart from Dortmund at Dortmund Airport and arrive in Brussels at Brussels Airport.
  • Trains from Dortmund to Brussels most often leave from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Brussels by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Dortmund to Brussels tickets on Omio for $50 (€45).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Brussels by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Dortmund to Brussels tickets on Omio for $80 (€72).

Yes, there are direct services available from Dortmund to Brussels with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with 4 direct buses per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with with 2 direct trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $50 (€45) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $56 (€50) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $80 (€72) one way on average.

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

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