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Trip Vienna Brussels

Plan your trip by plane, train, carpooling, bus from Vienna to Brussels

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How to get from Vienna to Brussels?

We are suggesting 21 routes by plane, train, carpooling, bus to plan your trip Vienna Brussels. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Vienna Brussels

For your trip from Vienna (Vienna, Austria) to Brussels (Belgium) with a distance of 568 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining bus, carpooling, train and/or plane, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The direct flight Vienna > Brussels will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Vienna and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Vienna-Schwechat International VIE airport, 11.2 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Brussels (Brussels-Zaventem International airport, IATA code: BRU) operated by Austrian Airlines or Brussels Airlines.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Vienna to Brussels without changing trains but some trains run on lines Vienna-Cologne and Cologne-Brussels allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains Euronight or ICE of ÖBB or Deutsche Bahn to Cologne leave from Wien Westbahnhof railway station in Vienna. Arrival in Cologne will take place at Köln Hbf station (0.2 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in Cologne where the train ICE operated by Deutsche Bahn or Thalys leave for Brussels.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Brussels from Vienna without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Vienna-Cologne and Cologne-Brussels.
You will board a coach of FlixBus in Vienna. The bus will drop you off at Cologne South Airport bus station (8.1 mi from Cologne, Germany). Please make sure to show up on time at Vienna Erdberg bus station (2.3 mi from Vienna) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Cologne. Once arrived in Cologne, take another coach of Eurolines or FlixBus that will take you to Brussels bus station ( Belgium).
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Cologne-Brussels will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by train in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Vienna and Brussels?

Railway companies
ÖBB provides a rail connection Vienna-Cologne with the train Euronight from Wien Hütteldorf railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Köln Hbf at arrival (0.2 mi from centre)
Deutsche Bahn transports passengers on the rail lines from Vienna to Cologne with the train ICE which leaves Wien Westbahnhof station to arrive at Köln Hbf railway station (North Rhine-Westphalia Germany) and Cologne-Brussels with the train ICE from Köln Hbf railway station (0.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bruxelles-Midi at arrival (1 mi from centre)
Thalys operates the train journey from Cologne to Brussels with the train which leaves Köln Hbf station to arrive at Bruxelles-Midi railway station ( Belgium)
Bus companies
The bus company Eurolines operates the intercity service from the bus station of Koln in Cologne and to the one of Bruxelles-Nord ( Belgium)
FlixBus is the bus operator that allows to travel on the lines between the city of Vienna (serving Vienna Erdberg bus station at 2.3 mi from centre) and the city of Cologne where the coach will drop you off at Cologne South Airport station situated at about 8.1 mi from Cologne city centre. and from the bus station of Köln/Bonn Flughafen in Cologne and to the one of Rue du Cardinal Mercier ( Belgium)
The coach company Hellö carries out the route between the city of Vienna (serving (VIB) Vienna International Busterminal bus station at 0.1 mi from centre) and the city of Frankfurt am Main where the coach will drop you off at Frankfurt Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) station situated at about 0.7 mi from Frankfurt am Main city centre.
Airlines
Lufthansa carries out the flights from Vienna-Schwechat International VIE airport situated 11.2 mi away from the city centre of Vienna to Frankfurt am Main (arrival at Frankfurt International FRA airport) and from Frankfurt International FRA airport (located 6.8 mi from Frankfurt am Main, Germany) to Brussels (serving Brussels-Zaventem International BRU airport)
Germanwings flies on the route from Vienna-Schwechat International VIE airport situated 11.2 mi away from the city centre of Vienna to Cologne (arrival at Cologne Bonn CGN airport)
Austrian Airlines schedules the flight from Vienna-Schwechat International VIE airport (located 11.2 mi from Vienna, Austria) to Brussels (serving Brussels-Zaventem International BRU airport)
Brussels Airlines ensures the flight route from Vienna-Schwechat International VIE airport situated 11.2 mi away from the city centre of Vienna to Brussels (arrival at Brussels-Zaventem International BRU airport)
Iran Air carries out a flight from Vienna-Schwechat International VIE airport (located 11.2 mi from Vienna, Austria) to Frankfurt am Main (serving Frankfurt International FRA airport)
Niki Airlines flies on the route from Vienna-Schwechat International VIE airport situated 11.2 mi away from the city centre of Vienna to Frankfurt am Main (arrival at Frankfurt International FRA airport)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Cologne-Brussels (114.3 mi)

Stop cities from Vienna or cities to visit near Brussels

When travelling from Brussels to Vienna by bus, carpooling, train, plane, you might have to change at Cologne located at 114 mi from Brussels, Frankfurt am Main (Germany). If you have some time on your way to Brussels or back to Vienna, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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