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Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Berlin

Showing times and prices for 21 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Brussels to Berlin is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
18:5612h29
Brussels
07:25Berlin
£511One-way
0 changes
FlixTrain
20:0016h44
Brussels
12:44Berlin
£621One-way
0 changes
FlixTrain
11:109h28
Brussels
20:38Berlin
£681One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
17:5610h41
Brussels
04:37Berlin
£911One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
12:568h25
Brussels
21:21Berlin
£1211One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBrussels to Berlin

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 21 April
Deutsche Bahn with connection
18:5612h29
Brussels
07:25Berlin
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
17:5610h41
Brussels
04:37Berlin
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
12:568h25
Brussels
21:21Berlin
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
15:256h37
Brussels
22:02Berlin
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn with connection
13:2515h47
Brussels
05:12Berlin
0 changes

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Train times from Brussels to Berlin

Showing times and prices for 21 Apr

Fastest Journey

6 h 37 m

Average

10 h 41 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

651 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Brussels for Berlin every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
15:256h37
Brussels
22:02Berlin
£1511One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
17:256h49
Brussels
00:14Berlin
£1611One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
12:568h25
Brussels
21:21Berlin
£1211One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
19:259h12
Brussels
04:37Berlin
£1801One-way
0 changes
FlixTrain
11:109h28
Brussels
20:38Berlin
£681One-way
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Overview: Train from Brussels to Berlin

distanceDistance404 miles
durationAverage train duration6 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price£93 (€103)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, European Sleeper or FlixBus

Trains from Brussels to Berlin cover the 404 miles long journey taking on average 6 h 32 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, European Sleeper or FlixBus. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £29, but the average price of train tickets is £93. Travellers depart most frequently from Brussels-Midi and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain and FlixBus trains Brussels to Berlin

Find the best trains to Berlin from Brussels with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain and FlixBus from £32. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost train operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance train services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight trains on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long train journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

FlixBus from Brussels to Berlin train information:

  • Average Duration: 11 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: £32
  • FlixBus frequency: 2 a day

Train Brussels Berlin

Trains from Brussels to Berlin run through the day and night with up to 15 – 20 trains departing from Brussels every day of the week and weekend. There are a variety of trains to choose from and there is more than one train from Brussels to Berlin operating this route, so it is best you consult the Omio train schedule to get an idea what would suit you. The train duration varies from 7h 44min up to 13h 30min and there are varying changeover options. Train Brussels to Berlin covers 650km (440 miles) distance with varying price options available to you. The main train provider is Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains.

Brussels to Berlin Train Time: Daily Departures

Trains from Brussels to Berlin run consistently throughout the night and day with trains departing early hours of the morning and night. The last train leaves the station at midnight and travels overnight. When searching on the train Brussels - Berlin schedule, click on 'See all Trains’ and this will allow you to choose your preferred date and time filters. Click on alerts if you want to be warned of any special price alerts.

Boarding your train Brussels Berlin

Trains from Brussels to Berlin leave consistently throughout the day at varying times and durations with different changeovers. You are able to hop onto the train right up until 5 minutes before your train leaves the station. If you have booked in advance on Omio, take the extra time you would have spent booking tickets to grab coffee at one of the cafes at Brussels Midi Station or grab a bite to eat. Brussels Midi Station is a major station and you can get everything you need here before you travel to Berlin. The station is close to central Brussels and easily accessible by all public transport.

Brussels: City Hall and Mont des Arts.

Brussels: City Hall and Mont des Arts. Source: Shutterstock

Where does the train depart in Brussels and arrive in Berlin?

The main train stations for trains from Brussels to Berlin are departure station Brussels Midi. You have the option to arrive in 2 different stations in Berlin, either Berlin Gesundbrunnen or Berlin Hbf. Berlin Hauptbahnhof (Hbf) is the main railway station servicing Berlin, Germany and Gesundbrunnen is a smaller station located in the borough of Mitte. Both stations are well equipped busy commuter stations and will have all the travel essentials for your trip.

When is the best time to book your train ticket Brussels to Berlin?

Finding cheap tickets for trains from Brussels to Berlin takes a little planning. If you book in advance, you might be able to get some early booking discounts. As there are trains running throughout the day and night, decide whether you want to book an overnight train or a daytime trip. If you avoid booking during peak tourist seasons, you can get cheaper tickets and travel in a less congested environment. Use the Omio filters when booking and find the best ticket for your needs.

What to see between Brussels and Berlin

The scenery on your train trip from Brussels to Berlin is not very eventful so rather make sure you stop at the newsstand at the station and get some reading material. There are a lot of cityscapes, tunnels and stations you will travel through, and some areas with wide-open landscapes and green rolling fields. Take some time to relax and rest before your journey to Berlin where you will not have much time to rest.

Information on Berlin Hauptbahnhof (Hbf) and Berlin Gesundbrunnen

Trains from Brussels to Bruges arrive at either the main station of Berlin Hauptbahnhof (Hbf) or Berlin Gesundbrunnen. Berlin Hbf is a modern main station, located in the middle of Berlin just 10 minutes walk from the Reichstag and 15 minutes walk from the Brandenburg Gate. This incredible glass-and-steel station has been running since 2006. Here, you can access everything you need from fast food outlets, supermarkets, business lounges, luggage lockers, ticket offices, automatic ticket machines and much more. As you exit the station, there are hundreds of taxis and access to public transport. Berlin Gesundbrunnen is s smaller station located in Berlin’s wedding district of Mitte. You can find the Deutsche Bahn Service Point located in the main entrance hall if you have any ticketing issues. Here, you can find luggage lockers, newsstands, free station Wi-FI, waiting areas, convenience stores and shops. There is access to public transport or further train travel from inside the station.

Night trains Brussels to Berlin

You can catch a train to Berlin from Brussels departing at midnight, but although this is an overnight journey, it is not a sleeper journey. This journey wont allow you to sleep as it involves 6 changes, so if you are a night owl, then this is the journey for you. There are no sleeper cabins and only normal seating for this, so it is a night journey but not classed as a href="//www.omio.co.uk/trains/night-trains>NightTrainsNightTrain. You arrive at Berlin HBF at 1.00 p.m. the next day.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) –Brussels to Berlin

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main train operator in Germany and makes over 40,000 journeys every day. You can get a variety of ticket options including a Standard fare, Supersaver fares and the option of First Class. There are numerous trains departing every day of the week and weekends, and there are multiple options for changeovers, so you would need to spend some time searching the Omio train schedules to find the right trip for you. The trains are luxury comfort trains with reserved seating, air conditioning, free Wi-FI and ample luggage storage space. Check your specific route and train to see what is supplied as there are different trains running this route all the time. No matter what train you choose, all journeys are comfortable and designed for safety and reliability over long distances.

Trains Brussels to Berlin: Sustainability Travel

Deutsche Bahn (DB) have taken responsibility for 'green' travel and are committed to sustainable travel and business practises on all levels. By setting goals to reduce their carbon emissions by 50% in future years, they are acting responsibly for passengers and the planet. They have introduced a Green Transformation strategy that will introduce more environmentally friendly products and services. Travelling by train is more sustainable than flights or car, so by choosing train travel you are helping to ease the load of harmful pollutants being released into the atmosphere everyday. Why take a car when it is more economical and earth friendly to travel by train? We should all choose transport choices wisely and be green keen.

Train Brussels to Berlin: Services on Board

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main train provider for trains from Brussels to Berlin and offer the following services on board:

  • Luggage Allowance cannot exceed (23 kg) and must be able to fit in the overhead carriages or under your seat. Extra hand luggage is allowed. You can take bikes on long-distance trains, but not all trains have dedicated bike spaces. Buy a bike ticket to secure your bike transport. Folded bikes and scooters can be transported free of charge. Large luggage like skis, surfboards must comply with basic luggage rules. You can take musical instruments as long as you can carry it yourself.
  • Free Wi-Fi and Reserved Comfort line seating
  • Selection of classes to choose from. Standard, Supersaver, Second Class and First Class.
  • Reduced Mobility assistance available on board but must be pre-booked.
  • Small pets are allowed on board in a cage. Larger animals are considered passengers and require a specific ticket. Guide dogs travel free.
  • You can bring your own food and drinks on board for consumption.

When to book your train tickets from Brussels to Berlin?

Finding cheap tickets for trains from Brussels to Berlin takes a little planning. If you book in advance you might be able to get some early booking discounts. As there are trains running throughout the day and night, decide whether you want to book an overnight train or a daytime trip. If you avoid booking during peak tourist seasons, you can get cheaper tickets and travel in a less congested environment. Use the Omio filters when booking and find the best ticket for your needs.

To Berlin by train — travel tips

Berlin, the capital of Germany, has become a thriving, arty metropolis bursting with history, tradition, food and culture waiting to be explored. Divided by a wall for 28 years, this city has grown new leaves and is fast becoming one of the most talked about art and culture meccas of the world. The wall is still standing like an open-air museum to the past. With a huge variety of activities, sights, day trips and excursions, you will be searching for more time in your day to explore. Don’t miss out visiting the famous Brandenburg Gate and feast on a currywurst washed down with a fancy German beer. Berlin is a place for a city break in Europe with a vibey nightlife and character filled locals spotting the streets with an energy you will find hard to relive anywhere else. Get some tips on what to do in Berlin on the Omio Travel Guide – a The Window Seat.

  • Visit the ill famed Topography of Terror and learn about the horrors of the holocaust. The museum explores the Nazi’s rise to power.
  • Berlin Wall. Do we need to say more?
  • Go clubbing in Europe’s party central. Visit Belushi’s, Berghain, Watergate, House of Weekend, Tresor, Kit Kat Club and Suicide Circus.
  • Visit Museum Island.
  • Reichstag - the seat of the former German Parliament for years.
  • Berlin is festival central. Plan your times and attend Oktober Fest or one of the music festivals like Lollapalooza and others.

Berlin: View of the Bode Museum.

Berlin: View of the Bode Museum. Source: Shutterstock

What are the other cities you can go to from Berlin?

Berlin is in prime position to travel to other exciting cities. Travel to Potsdam, a city on the borders of Berlin, for the day in less than 30 minutes by train. Visit Bridge of Spies and grounds of Sanssouci Palace and be back in Berlin before sunset. Another must see German town is a Hamburg. You can travel here on train in less than 1h 30min. This port city has become quite famous for its hundreds of canals and parklands. Take a walk through city central and discover the Altstadt and special landmarks like the 18th Century Church of St Michel. Explore Germany even further and catch a quick train to Leipzig, a vibrant intellectual and cultural city filled with museums, musical history and the famous University of Leipzig. Germany has many smaller cities you can visit in a short time so get searching on Omio and find your perfect holiday itinerary. You haven't finished exploring Germany until you have had your fair share of Eisbein, bratwurst and Weiss beers.

FAQs: Brussels to Berlin train

FAQs: Travel by train from Brussels 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
Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Berlin can start from as little as £29 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Brussels to Berlin is £93; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Brussels to Berlin train travel time is 6 h 32 min   for the 404 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Brussels to Berlin leaves at 07: 23. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Brussels to Berlin leaves at 20: 00.
There are 6 trains a day from Brussels to Berlin which require at least one change with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, European Sleeper or FlixBus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Brussels to Berlin train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, European Sleeper or FlixBus. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Brussels to Berlin to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Brussels to Berlin with European Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Brussels, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Brussels-Midi, Brussels-Central and Brussels-North. When arriving in Berlin, you can end your trip in train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Alexanderplatz and Berlin Südkreuz station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Brussels-Midi, which is located around 2 miles (3.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Berlin Hbf, located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Brussels to Berlin is September.
You have options as you can travel from Brussels to Berlin 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Brussels and Berlin

Brussels
Berlin
Brussels-Midi is the most popular Brussels railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Brussels for your journey to Berlin.
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Phone Number
+32 25282828
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 45 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Brussels-Midi
Metro lines: 2, 6
Tram lines: 3, 4
Bus lines: 116, 117, 118, 136, 141, 142, 170, 171, 365a, W
Train lines: TGV, ICE, IC, ICD, Eurostar, Thalys
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Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Brussels-Central
Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)
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