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On buses to Frankfurt am Main from Brussels, passengers can expect a variety of amenities from the two main bus companies, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus. Both provide free Wi-Fi for the duration of the trip as well as power outlets that allow you to keep your phone, laptop, or tablet fully charged. The comfortable bus seats allow for plenty of legroom and feature an adjustable backrest. On top of that, each passenger gets to sit by the aisle or by the window as there are no middle seats. Although buses to Frankfurt am Main from Brussels have scheduled stops, there is also a clean bathroom on board if you need to go in between. For passengers with reduced mobility, seating is available up front and a wheelchair lift may help you get on and off the bus.
Most passengers on buses from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main ride with either FlixBus or BlaBlaCar Bus. For FlixBus, passengers are allowed to bring one free carry-on and one free checked bag. The free carry-on can be up to 15 lbs in weight and 36 linear inches in size. The free checked bag can be up to 44 lbs in weight and 63 linear inches in size. You may also pay for one extra bag. For BlaBlaCar Bus, passengers are allowed two free carry-ons and one free checked bag. The free carry-on bags need to be small enough to fit in the overhead compartment or under your seat. The free checked bag can be up to 55 lbs in weight and 79 linear inches. One additional bag may be paid for as well.
If you’re traveling on a bus from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main, then you need to present your ticket and ID to the bus driver or station staff before boarding. You may purchase bus tickets from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main either online, through the company’s app, or from the driver on board the bus itself. An acceptable form of ID for a traveling US citizen would be your passport. Unacceptable forms of ID include college IDs, library cards, or other alternative forms. Since Brussels in Belgium and Frankfurt am Main in Germany are both part of the Schengen zone, US travelers don’t need to get a new visa when crossing from Belgium into Germany.
Regardless of the route, there are a few stops on Brussels to Frankfurt am Main buses. For the shorter FlixBus routes that tend to leave Brussels early in the morning, passengers may stop at Hasselt in Belgium and Maastricht in the Netherlands before crossing into Germany to stop at Aachen, Bonn, and Montabaur. Around an hour and a half after that, buses from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main pull into Frankfurt central station. The longer FlixBus routes usually go straight from Brussels to Aachen, but then have a multi-hour layover at Cologne Airport before reaching Frankfurt. A similar route holds for many BlaBlaCar Bus tickets. Many go from Brussels to Liege to Cologne Airport, where they have a layover. After departing Cologne, the buses go to Frankfurt.
Passengers on buses to Frankfurt am Main from Brussels have a few bus stations to choose from in terms of departure and arrival. The two main departure points for buses in Brussels are the Brussels City Center - Midi Train Station, also known as the Zuidstation or South railway station, and the Brussels North Station. If you’re at one station and need to get to the other, tram lines 3 and 4 provide regular service between the north and south stations. When buses arrive at Frankfurt am Main, they usually go to Frankfurt Central Station or Frankfurt Sudstation (south station). If you arrive at one station and want to get to the other, the S-Bahn lines S3, S4, S5, and S6 provide regular connections that only take a few minutes.
A ticket from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main for this week starts from $22 one-way. The cost of your ticket may vary depending on when you book, so we recommend you plan early. $39 is what you can expect to pay for a bus ride from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main one-way.
Arrive at your destination quickly by taking a 7h 00m bus from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main. Look into FlixBus, they have one of the quickest options available.
The cost of a bus from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main is about $39 one-way this week. Our data shows that prices are fairly stable throughout the next 3 months. You can book now to make sure your seat is secured.
FlixBus are viable options. Check times and availability for FlixBus, as it was recently the cheapest bus available traveling from Brussels to Frankfurt am Main from $34 round-trip.
Based on just travel duration our users have found a flight from Brussels Bruxelles-National Airport to Frankfurt am Main Airport to be the fastest option to their destination at just 1h 00m. If travel time is less of a concern you may want to look into booking some alternative forms of transportation like a train from Brussels Bruxelles-National Airport to Frankfurt am Main Airport or a bus from Brussels Bruxelles-National Airport to Frankfurt am Main Airport.
Expect a bus to be one of the cheapest options available to you for travel. Currently, a bus has deals available from $34. While they may not be the most cost-effective options currently available a flight from Brussels Bruxelles-National Airport to Frankfurt am Main Airport or a train from Brussels Bruxelles-National Airport to Frankfurt am Main Airport can also be options worth looking into if other factors outside of cost are a higher priority.
There’s 188.5 mi from Brussels Bruxelles-National to Frankfurt am Main. The distance via bus depends on which roads the driver takes - this can change mid-journey. In terms of time, 7h 00m by bus is reasonable for normal traffic levels.
Going from Brussels Bruxelles-National to Frankfurt am Main by bus will have a carbon footprint of 28lb, approximately. Flying between these cities would increase your carbon footprint to 117lb in comparison. Taking a train (about 44lb) is also an option for this trip.