By Train from Bruxelles / Brussels (Belgium) to Berlin (Germany)

Journey Summary

Depart Bruxelles / Brussels (Belgium)

Bruxelles-Midi/Brussel Zuid

Arrive Berlin (Germany)

Berlin Hbf
Journey Time
6hr 40min - 6hr 45min
up to 8 x connections per day

Change trains in: Koln/Cologne

There are no direct trains between Bruxelles/Brussels and Berlin but the simplest journey options involve only 1 x change of train at Koln Hbf station.

Making this connection in Koln is not absolutely guaranteed, but a typical transfer between trains is around 33mins, which should ensure a stress-free connection.

And IF the train from Bruxelles/Brussels does arrive in Koln/Cologne particularly late, tickets will be valid on the next train on to Berlin.


Between Bruxelles and Koln/Cologne:

ICE and Thalys trains share the service of direct trains between Bruxelles and Koln/Cologne.

This doesn't particularly affect the journey time and connections, but it matters when booking tickets.

DB generally offers the cheapest tickets on this route on this route, BUT it only sells tickets for journeys that involve taking an ICE train between Bruxelles/Brussels and Koln/Cologne - and NOT the connections which involve departing from Bruxelles by Thalys train.

Train 1

  • Depart: Bruxelles / Brussels (Belgium)
  • Arrive: Köln / Cologne / Koeln (Germany)
  • Journey time: 1hr 47min - 1hr 51 min

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Train 2

  • Depart: Köln / Cologne / Koeln (Germany)
  • Arrive: Berlin (Germany)
  • Journey time: 4hr 18 min - 4hr 21min approx*

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Ticket information

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