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There is one daily bus from Düsseldorf to Brussels. Traveling by bus from Düsseldorf to Brussels usually takes around 5 hours, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 40 minutes.
|Distance||108 mi (174 km)|
|Shortest duration||4h 40m|
|Trips per day||1|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
How much is a bus ticket from Düsseldorf to Brussels?
€25.89 is the average price of a bus ticket from Düsseldorf to Brussels. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just €16 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Düsseldorf to Brussels in April, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to €28 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
What bus companies travel from Düsseldorf to Brussels?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Düsseldorf to Brussels. FlixBus is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.
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First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 1 trips from Düsseldorf to Brussels, and usually makes the trip in about 5 hours and 1 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Düsseldorf to Brussels during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride from Düsseldorf to Brussels?
The bus takes an average of 5 hours to cover the 174 kilometers from Düsseldorf to Brussels. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 40 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
"Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Düsseldorf to Brussels for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet."
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Düsseldorf?
There is usually only one bus per day from Düsseldorf to Brussels. It leaves the station in Düsseldorf at 05:00 each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.
How many bus trips to Brussels are there per day?
There is usually only one bus per day from Düsseldorf to Brussels. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels; ticket prices start at €46.81.
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Altstaft, the city's old town, fills its narrow streets with relaxed cafes and chic bars. If you're lucky enough to visit in the winter, Düsseldorf is home to one of Germany's best Christmas markets, hosted at Marktplatz.
To experience Düsseldorf's culture, you can opt to watch a performance in an opera or a theatre. Two of the top theaters are the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus and Roncalli’s Apollo Variete. Then, when the opera makes you feel sufficiently posh, you'll be ready to enter the pink, opulent palace of Schloss Benrath.
While nearly every corner in Düsseldorf is filled with shops to catch your eye, the most exclusive and luxury shops congregate on one street: Königsallee. However, if you prefer digging through thrift shops and poking into local boutiques, Lorettostrasse might be more your style.
Düsseldorf is home to one of the largest airports in the area, with flights to many international destinations. To view the German countryside from the ground, take a Deutsche Bahn train or a bus offered by several companies that run routes throughout Europe.
The center of European activities, Brussels is a cosmopolitan hub that features many cultural elements, making it one of the top destinations for international travelers. Sitting at the heart of Brussels is the famous Grand-Place, a world heritage site that boasts many nearby Gothic and Baroque architectural marvels. During the holiday season, the square hosts the Winter Wonders light show, as well as a giant Christmas tree. If you enjoy museums, don’t miss out on the Musical Instruments Museum, which is housed in an Art Nouveau building. Featuring as many as 1,200 instruments from around the world, the museum is every music fan’s dream. If you want to go on a shopping spree while in Brussels, head for the Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, which is housed in a stunning Renaissance-style arcade.
Brussels is the home to many Michelin-starred restaurants, and its food scene is among the top-rated in the country. For those wishing to enjoy a contemporary twist on Belgian classics, head towards La Quincaillerie. If seafood is your go-to, Noordzee Mer du Nord will definitely satisfy your palate.
Brussels’ three main rail stations are Brussels-South, Brussels-Central, and Brussels-North, all of which are the busiest in the country. Gare du Midi, located in the Brussels-South station, is the main hub for bus travel in and out of Brussels. The city is served by several airports, the most prominent of which is the Brussels-National Airport, located 10 miles east of the city.
Where does the bus leave from in Düsseldorf?
Main departure station: Central Bus Station
In the centre of Düsseldorf is the city's central coach station, known as Düsseldorf ZOB. The station is close to the main railway station, and carriers like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus, and Arda Tur all have buses stopping by regularly. Together, these carriers have coverage to Paris, Prague, Vienna, Milan, Kyiv, and Essen. Next to the coach station are various food places, and the station is in the city center- so there are plenty of shops, hotels, and Düsseldorf's main attractions within walking distance.
All bus stations in Düsseldorf:
Central Bus Station
Where does the bus arrive in Brussels?
Main arrival station: Gare du Midi
Also known as Brussels-South railway station, the Gare du Midi is the primary train station serving Brussels. The station is technically located in Saint-Gilles, a city south of Brussels, but the Gare du Midi metro stop connects travelers to all of Brussels' sights and attractions. Many high-speed train services, including international train lines, run through the Gare du Midi. Brussels is connected to the famous Eurostar line through this station, along with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn lines. The large indoor station includes many retail shops, restaurants, and services like information desks and restrooms.
Bus stations in Brussels:
Gare du Midi
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