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Kiel to Brussels by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 49m
  • Distance
    551 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 56m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Kiel to Brussels by train

Fast trains from Kiel to Brussels take around 7 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 551 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Kiel and Brussels.

1. Are there direct trains from Kiel to Brussels?

Journeys between Kiel and Brussels usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Kiel 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 26 departures.

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

The Kiel to Brussels train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Brussels is usually scheduled to depart Kiel around 04:05 and the last train is around 00:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Kiel around 04:02, and the last at 23:05.

When to book Kiel 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 Kiel to Brussels by train.

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Which train companies operate between Kiel and Brussels?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Regional-Express
  • 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.