How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels

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from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels on Aug 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:16AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h19 11:35AMBrussels-Midi
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12:25PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 210h25 10:50PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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06:43AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h52 11:35AMBrussels-Midi
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06:28PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h07 09:35PMBrussels-Midi
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04:28PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h07 07:35PMBrussels-Midi
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1081One-way

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Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels

distanceDistance197 miles (317 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$46 - $312
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $46 (€43) • 6 h 19 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $312 (€289) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Brussels Airlines or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 197 miles (317 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $46 (€43). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Brussels Airlines or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels.

How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels, 90,16% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

International travel from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Brussels, Belgium is: Fully open.

Can I enter Belgium if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Brussels if traveling from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Belgium must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/28/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Frankfurt am Main and Brussels.

The restriction level for your return to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Belgium is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Frankfurt am Main from Brussels restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Frankfurt am Main from Brussels?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 8/8/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Frankfurt am Main from Brussels closer to your date of departure here.

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

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $46 (€43) compared to other travel options to Brussels:

Taking a bus is about $266 (€246) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $312 (€289) for this trip.

A bus is generally $53 (€49) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $99 (€92) from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels.

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Brussels by bus can take on average 6 h 19 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 7 min   of travel time.

The Frankfurt am Main to Brussels distance is around 197 miles (317 km).

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels is:

  • Around 7 buses per day.
  • 7 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Most travelers board their plane from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Brussels Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Brussels. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Frankfurt am Main to Brussels tickets on Omio for $46 (€43).
  • Travel with Brussels Airlines to go to Brussels by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Brussels Airlines Frankfurt am Main to Brussels tickets on Omio for $312 (€289).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Brussels by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels for $99 (€92) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Brussels with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with 4 direct buses per day.
  • You can find 7 direct trains per day to take to Brussels with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services to Brussels 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.

Your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels doesn't have to end in Brussels. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or London. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or London to your Frankfurt am Main to Brussels tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Brussels today!

Before traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Brussels, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $46 (€43) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $312 (€289) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $99 (€92) one way.

But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main to Brussels tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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