How to travel from Vienna to Brussels by train

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Wien / Vienna to Bruxelles / Brussels by train

The only direct rail service between the capital cities of Austria and Belgium is the the three nights per week, Nightjet train.
But despite the distance the daytime journey is straightforward, with what is typically an easily managed connection between two smart ICE trains.

Routes you can take to go from Wien / Vienna to Bruxelles / Brussels

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Option 1: direct, but overnight
Travel Time (approx)

13hr 42min


Not Every Day

Travel Info

Departs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Route Information

Via stations: Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen Fernbahnhof

Option 2: making a connection to travel by day
Station Guides
Wien Hbf/Hauptbahnhof Rail Station Guide
The high speed rail station at Frankfurt Airport
Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen Fernbahnhof Guide Coming soon...
The main entrance on Place Victor Horta
Bruxelles-Midi/Brussel Zuid Rail Station Guide
Travel Time (approx)

10hr 22min



Travel Info

3 x optimum connections per day

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