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from Düsseldorf to Brussels

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Sat
16 Oct
£43Deutsche Bahn
£15Union Ivkoni International
Sun
17 Oct
£30Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
Mon
18 Oct
£28Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
Tue
19 Oct
£23Deutsche Bahn
£18Eurolines Germany
Wed
20 Oct
£23Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
Thu
21 Oct
£23Deutsche Bahn
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
22 Oct
£23Deutsche Bahn
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
23 Oct
£23Deutsche Bahn
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
24 Oct
£23Deutsche Bahn
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
25 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
26 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
27 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
28 Oct
£23Deutsche Bahn
£9BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
29 Oct
£23Deutsche Bahn
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
30 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
31 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
1 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
2 Nov
£23Deutsche Bahn
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
3 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
4 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£7BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
5 Nov
£23Deutsche Bahn
£7BlaBlaCar Bus

Travel Information between Düsseldorf and Brussels

distanceDistance108 miles (174 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £24
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 2 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £24 • 2 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 108 miles (174 km) by coach or train to Brussels from Düsseldorf. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 23 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Union Ivkoni International or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Düsseldorf to Brussels.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Brussels, Belgium from Düsseldorf, Germany currently allowed?

Travel from Düsseldorf, Germany to Brussels, Belgium is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Brussels from Düsseldorf restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 13/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Brussels from Düsseldorf closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Brussels, Belgium?

The current restriction level for returning to Düsseldorf, Germany from Belgium is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Düsseldorf, Germany from Brussels, Belgium?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Düsseldorf from Brussels?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Düsseldorf, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Düsseldorf from Brussels here.

How do you get from Düsseldorf to Brussels?

You can travel from Düsseldorf to Brussels 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Brussels from Düsseldorf?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Düsseldorf to Brussels, which costs on average £16.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Brussels:

A coach journey is usually £8 less than a journey to Brussels by train, which costs on average £24 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Düsseldorf to Brussels?

The fastest way from Düsseldorf to Brussels is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 23 min.

Other travel options between Düsseldorf and Brussels can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 40 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Düsseldorf to Brussels?

You should expect to travel around 108 miles (174 km) from Düsseldorf to Brussels.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Düsseldorf to Brussels?

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Brussels is:

  • 9 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Düsseldorf? Where do I arrive in Brussels?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Düsseldorf to Brussels:

  • Coaches from Düsseldorf to Brussels most often leave from Düsseldorf, ZOB am Hbf and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Trains mostly depart from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.
Who can get me from Düsseldorf to Brussels?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Düsseldorf to Brussels:

  • You can go to Brussels from Düsseldorf by coach with Union Ivkoni International. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £16 with Union Ivkoni International from Düsseldorf to Brussels on Omio.
  • You can travel to Brussels from Düsseldorf by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £24 with Deutsche Bahn from Düsseldorf to Brussels.
Can I find a direct route between Düsseldorf and Brussels?

Yes, there are direct services available between Düsseldorf and Brussels with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with Flixbus with direct coaches per day.
  • You can take a direct train with Thalys with 9 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 change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Brussels from Düsseldorf.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Düsseldorf to Brussels?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Düsseldorf to Brussels often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Düsseldorf and Brussels itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Brussels and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Düsseldorf to Brussels tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £16 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £24 one way.

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