There are 7 ways to get from Brussels to Canterbury by train, bus, night bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int. Est

$67 - $165

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Dover Ouibus

$26 - $37

5 alternative options

Train, night bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Lille to Canterbury Ouibus

$51 - $80

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone

$251 - $273

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover

$55 - $79

Fly Brussels to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Heathrow (LHR) BRU - LHR
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$109 - $269

Train to Antwerp, fly to London City, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Antwerpen-Berchem
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to London City (LCY) ANR - LCY
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

$109 - $354

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Canterbury is to bus which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Canterbury is to train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs 55€ - 150€.

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The distance between Brussels and Canterbury is 233 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Brussels to Canterbury, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and arriving at Canterbury, Bus Station (Travel Shop) via Dover, Eastern Docks (Ferry Port). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar and arriving at Canterbury West via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Canterbury, England?

Eurostar operates a train from Brussels to Canterbury once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 1 h 38 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Brussels to Canterbury every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $20 - $28 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $410
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Train operators
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$130 - $180
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $69
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $48
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Stratford International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Nmbs/Sncb
Website
belgianrail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Anvers-Berchem
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
belgianrail.be
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Dover
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Lille to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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