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Travel Information to Brussels from Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance128 miles (206 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $36 (€32) • 3 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 128 miles (206 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Brussels from Gelsenkirchen. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels.

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FAQs

International travel from Gelsenkirchen, 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 Gelsenkirchen?

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 6/27/22; 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 to Brussels from Gelsenkirchen.

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

Is my journey back to Gelsenkirchen 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 Gelsenkirchen from Brussels?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Gelsenkirchen, 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 6/29/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Gelsenkirchen from Brussels closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 travel options from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Brussels from Gelsenkirchen is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Brussels:

A ferry is $29 (€26) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels costing on average $29 (€26).

A ferry is generally $10 (€9) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $10 (€9) from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels.

Taking a ferry is usually $36 (€32) less than taking a train to Brussels, which costs on average $36 (€32) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 21 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Brussels by bus can take on average 4 h 32 min.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

The distance from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels is approximately 128 miles (206 km).

The average frequency per day from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels is:

  • 3 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Gelsenkirchen and Brussels 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 from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels:

  • Buses from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels most often leave from Gelsenkirchen, Hiberniastraße and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Trains from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels most often leave from Gelsenkirchen Hbf and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Brussels by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels for $29 (€26) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Brussels. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Gelsenkirchen to Brussels tickets on Omio for $36 (€32).
Looking to extend your trip from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels? Many Omio customers who go from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or London. If you're looking to explore Paris, Amsterdam or London from Brussels, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $29 (€26) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $10 (€9) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $36 (€32) one way.

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

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