Vienna to Brussels by train

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    23:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    10hr 20m
  • Distance
    914 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    8
  • Avg. journey time
    16hr 53m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Vienna to Brussels by train

Fast trains from Vienna to Brussels take around 10 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 914 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Vienna and Brussels.

1. Are there direct trains from Vienna to Brussels?

Journeys between Vienna and Brussels usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Vienna to Brussels every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 22 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Vienna to Brussels?

The Vienna to Brussels train travel time is normally about 10 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Vienna to Brussels train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Brussels is usually scheduled to depart Vienna around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:25. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Vienna to Brussels 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 Vienna to Brussels by train.

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Which train companies operate between Vienna and Brussels?

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

  • ICE
  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Night Jet
  • Railjet
  • Thalys

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

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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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