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Travelling from Vienna Hbf to Brussels by train

Looking to travel from Vienna Hbf to Brussels by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 14 hours 16 minutes to travel from Vienna Hbf to Brussels by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 10 hours 20 minutes though. You'll usually find 10 trains per day running along the 569 miles (916 km) route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won’t need to make any changes on your way to Brussels. You'll probably be hopping onto a ÖBB train to get to Brussels, as they are the main operators of services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Vienna Hbf to Brussels start from €29.90 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Brussels by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.

Vienna Hbf to Brussels by train

It takes an average of 14h 16m to travel from Vienna Hbf to Brussels by train, over a distance of around 569 miles (916 km). There are normally 10 trains per day travelling from Vienna Hbf to Brussels and tickets for this journey start from €29.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 10h 20m
PriceFrom €29.90
Distance569 miles (916 km)
Frequency10 trains per day
First train06:30
Last train23:27
Departure stationVienna Hbf
Arrival stationBrussels
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsUnion Ivkoni (Bus), ÖBB, Flixbus

Vienna Hbf to Brussels train times

Check out the next trains departing from Vienna Hbf to Brussels for Dienstag 1. Februar 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:30 16:35 11h 5m, 2 changes
08:15 18:35 10h 20m, 1 change
10:15 20:35 10h 20m, 1 change
12:30 06:27 17h 57m, 4 changes
14:15 07:33 17h 18m, 4 changes
14:15 08:05 17h 50m, 3 changes
19:13 08:35 13h 22m, 1 change
19:13 08:54 13h 41m, direct
22:27 12:35 14h 8m, 2 changes

ÖBB trains from Vienna Hbf to Brussels

You can travel from Vienna Hbf to Brussels on ÖBB 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.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Cheap train tickets from Vienna Hbf to Brussels

The price of train tickets from Vienna Hbf to Brussels starts at €29.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

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 Vienna Hbf 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 guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train 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 dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Vienna Hbf to Brussels? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Vienna Hbf to Brussels take?

The average journey time by train between Vienna Hbf and Brussels is 14 hours and 16 minutes, with around 10 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Vienna Hbf and Brussels by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Vienna Hbf to Brussels is 10 hours and 20 minutes.

How much does the train from Vienna Hbf to Brussels cost?

Train ticket prices from Vienna Hbf to Brussels can start from as little as €29.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Vienna Hbf to Brussels?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Vienna Hbf to Brussels without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Vienna Hbf to Brussels each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Vienna Hbf to Brussels leave?

The first train from Vienna Hbf to Brussels leaves at 06:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Vienna Hbf to Brussels leave?

The last train from Vienna Hbf to Brussels leaves at 23:27. 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.

What's the distance between Vienna Hbf and Brussels by train?

Trains travelling from Vienna Hbf to Brussels cover a distance of around 569 miles (916 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Brussels to Vienna Hbf. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Vienna Hbf to Brussels.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Vienna Hbf to Brussels for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/01/2022. 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 02/22/2022 for travel on 02/22/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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