Brussels to Frankfurt am Main by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:25
  • Last train
    18:25
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 57m

Travelling from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main by train

Fast trains from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main take around 2 hours and 57 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 317 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brussels and Frankfurt am Main.

Are there direct trains from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main?

Direct trains from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main have been found.

We usually find around 10 direct trains on the route from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 9 departures.

How long is the train journey from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main?

The Brussels to Frankfurt am Main train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 57 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Brussels to Frankfurt am Main train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Frankfurt am Main is usually scheduled to depart Brussels around 06:25 and the last train is around 18:25. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Brussels to Frankfurt am Main train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main by train.

Which train companies operate between Brussels and Frankfurt am Main?

More than one train company operates on the route from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • ICE
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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  1. Deutsche Bahn (DB) runs direct trains each day from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main. These trains serve Cologne along the way. Additional connections between Brussels and Frankfurt are available with a change of train at Cologne, but this normally adds considerably to the fare. So our advice is to take the direct train if you possibly can.

    The direct Brussels to Frankfurt route is served by modern ICE trains.

    Brussels to Frankfurt am Main

    The direct ICE trains from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main take about three hours for the journey. These trains stop five to eight times along the way. In Brussels these services depart from Brussels Midi and then also stop at Brussels Nord. In Frankfurt trains stop first at the airport station, then continue to the city centre station (Hauptbahnhof) where they terminate.

    The route east from Brussels initially traverses the flat lands of Brabant to reach Liège-Guillemins station. East from Liège, the train cuts in tunnels through hilly country to reach the German border just before Aachen. Beyond Aachen, the train speeds east to the Rhineland city of Cologne, arriving at the city’s main station (the Hauptbahnhof). From Cologne, the train continues along a new high-speed line to Frankfurt.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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