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There are 4 ways to get from Brussels to Canterbury by train, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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

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Train  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Ashford International Station

$66 - $162

Cheapest option

Train, night bus  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  2. Take the night bus from Lille to Canterbury Ouibus

$44 - $55

2 alternative options

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2h 57m

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

$248 - $270

Drive, car ferry  •  3h 58m

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

$54 - $79

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Canterbury is to train and night bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 6h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Canterbury is to train which costs 55€ - 150€ and takes 2h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Canterbury West via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 7m.

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The distance between Brussels and Canterbury is 233 km.

The best way to get from Brussels to Canterbury without a car is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs 55€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 2h 7m to get from Brussels to Canterbury, including transfers.

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Brussels to Canterbury train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Brussel-Zuid/Midi station.

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Canterbury is 1h behind Brussels. It is currently 7:18 PM in Brussels and 6:18 PM in Canterbury.

Brussels to Canterbury train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Ashford International Station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Canterbury.
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  • Distance: 145.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 7m

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 1h 38m.

Train operators
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Ashford International Station
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $180
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Lille to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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