The average train time from Strasbourg to Brussels is 6h 11m, although it takes just 3h 32m on the fastest TGV INOUI services. There are around 19 trains per day running from Strasbourg in France to Brussels in Belgium, 2 of which are direct services. You can also change along the way in Paris to get there in around 4h.
Start your journey on a high-speed TGV train from Strasbourg and enjoy wide comfortable seating, power sockets and free WiFi. If you’re changing in Paris, you’ll hop into an equally high-speed and super modern Thalys train for the remainder of your journey. The wait time in Paris is usually around an hour. The super scenic journey will take you right into the heart of Brussels, so you can start enjoying some of the city’s delicious chocolates, winding streets and famous monuments straight away.
Ready to book? Start your search for tickets in our Journey Planner at the top of the page or keep reading for train timetables and FAQs about the journey from Strasbourg to Brussels.
TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.
SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).
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 Strasbourg to Brussels by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Strasbourg and Brussels is 8 hours and 6 minutes, with around 19 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Strasbourg to Brussels is 3 hours and 44 minutes.
Train tickets from Strasbourg to Brussels can start from as little as €43.90 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Strasbourg to Brussels without having to change trains. There are 1 direct train from Strasbourg to Brussels. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Strasbourg to Brussels leaves at 00:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Strasbourg to Brussels leaves at 20:20. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Strasbourg to Brussels cover a distance of around 217 miles (350 km) during the journey.