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There are 12 ways to get from Antwerp to London by train, bus and ferry, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£91 - £361

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Bus and ferry  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Antwerp to London

£12 - £17

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Train, bus  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet

£15 - £75

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3h 59m

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

£161 - £175

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 29m

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£93 - £173

Fly Brussels to London Heathrow  •  3h 54m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Heathrow (LHR) BRU - LHR

£43 - £276

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London City  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY

£103 - £694

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Heathrow (LHR) AMS - LHR

£86 - £334

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY

£593 - £1,681

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Gatwick (LGW) AMS - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£96 - £272

Fly Brussels to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 15m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Gatwick (LGW) BRU - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£69 - £214

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly to London Stansted  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to London Stansted (STN) EIN - STN

£57 - £190

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Antwerp to London is to bus and ferry which costs 14€ - 20€ and takes 7h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Antwerp to London is to train and fly which costs 650€ - 2000€ and takes 3h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Antwerp and arriving at London. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Antwerp to London. However, there are services departing from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 51m.

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The distance between Antwerp and London is 197 miles.

The best way to get from Antwerp to London without a car is to train which takes 3h 51m and costs 100€ - 430€.

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It takes approximately 3h 51m to get from Antwerp to London, including transfers.

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Antwerp to London bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Antwerp station.

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Antwerp to London train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to London is to train which takes 3h 51m and costs 100€ - 430€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 50€ - 330€ and takes 3h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Antwerp to London.
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  • Distance: 197.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 51m

What companies run services between Antwerp, Belgium and London, England?

You can take a train from Antwerp to London King's Cross via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 3h 51m. Alternatively, Union Ivkoni operates a vehicle from Antwerp to London twice a week. Tickets cost £12 - £17 and the journey takes 7h 4m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £490
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£30 - £150
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£80 - £160
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £240
Flights from Brussels to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£29 - £300
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£5 - £8
1st Class
£8 - £12
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£6 - £9
1st Class
£9 - £14
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £65
Website
Thalys
Standard
£30 - £50
Comfort
£40 - £60
Premium
£45 - £65
Train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£45 - £90
Website
Thalys
Standard
£45 - £65
Comfort
£55 - £75
Premium
£65 - £90
Train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £75
Website
Thalys
Standard
£40 - £55
Comfort
£50 - £65
Premium
£55 - £75
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £21
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£9 - £13
1st Class
£15 - £21
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Antwerp to London
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£65 - £130
Standard Car - Flexi
£110 - £150

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Antwerp to London bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at London station.

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Antwerp to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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