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Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 38m
Trains per day4
Fare range€18.00 - €160.00
Distance176km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at00:32
Last train departs at23:39
Fastest journey
Fastest route2h 18m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationDüsseldorf
Destination StationBrussels

Düsseldorf to Brussels train times

Check out the next trains departing from Düsseldorf to Brussels for Tuesday 2nd Apr 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
12:22
15:50
Düsseldorf
Brussels
3h 28m
2 changes
12:49
16:49
Düsseldorf
Brussels
4h 00m
3 changes
13:30
16:50
Düsseldorf
Brussels
3h 20m
1 change
14:58
17:26
Düsseldorf
Brussels
2h 28m
1 change
16:17
18:35
Düsseldorf
Brussels
2h 18m
Direct

Thalys trains from Düsseldorf to Brussels

You can travel from Düsseldorf to Brussels on Thalys trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 300km/h and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.

Cheap train tickets from Düsseldorf to Brussels

Train tickets from Düsseldorf to Brussels start at €18.10 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €51.49.
lowest price found
from18.10
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price42.21
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price43.07
on the day
avg. single price51.49

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Düsseldorf to Brussels by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependant on the individual train operating company you travel with.

How long does it take to travel from Düsseldorf to Brussels by train?

The average journey time between Düsseldorf and Brussels is 4 hours and 38 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 18 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 24 trains per day travelling from Düsseldorf to Brussels. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Düsseldorf to Brussels?

The first train from Düsseldorf to Brussels departs at 00:32. The last train from Düsseldorf to Brussels departs at 23:39. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Düsseldorf and Brussels?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Düsseldorf to Brussels without having to change trains. There are 4 direct trains from Düsseldorf to Brussels. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Brussels to Düsseldorf. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Düsseldorf to Brussels.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Düsseldorf to Brussels for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/04/2019. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/10/2018 for travel on 05/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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