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Buses from Brussels to Jena

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Brussels to Jena. Traveling by bus from Brussels to Jena usually takes around 17 hours and 7 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 13 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance315 mi (508 km)
Shortest duration13h 50m
Cheapest price$30.47
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Brussels to Jena?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Brussels to Jena. FlixBus is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus217h 7m$57.55
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    Book FlixBus from Brussels to Jena from $30. There are 2 trips per day offered by FlixBus from Brussels to Jena and you can expect on average to pay for a FlixBus ticket to Jena. In Brussels, FlixBus departs to Jena from Gare du Midi and one other station. In Jena, FlixBus arrives at Jena Paradies Bus Station .

    An average trip on FlixBus from Brussels to Jena takes 17 hours and 7 minutes , while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Jena in 13 hours and 50 minutes .

    On weekends, FlixBus offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Jena.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Brussels to Jena 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.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

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 Brussels to Jena?

The bus takes an average of 17 hours and 7 minutes to cover the 315 miles from Brussels to Jena. However, the fastest bus only takes 13 hours and 50 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?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Jena at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Brussels?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00am. To see the times for all buses from Brussels to Jena, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Jena each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Brussels to Jena. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Brussels to Jena; ticket prices start at $102.19.

City Information

Brussels

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Brussels?

Departure stations

Brussels has two bus stations with service to Jena.

All bus stations in Brussels:

  • Gare du Midi

  • Avenue Fonsny

Where does the bus arrive in Jena?

Arrival stations

All buses from Brussels arrive at one main station in Jena.

All bus stations in Jena:

  • Jena Paradies Bus Station

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