There are 11 ways to get from Birmingham to Brussels by train, 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.

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Train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est

$134 - $306

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Bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus

$26 - $36

9 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station 815 / ...

$83 - $145

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 37 min

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

$240 - $272

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 56 min

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

$93 - $138

Fly Birmingham to Brussels  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Brussels (BRU) BHX - BRU

$67 - $299

Train to East Midlands, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Brussels (BRU) EMA - BRU

$113 - $729

Train to Manchester, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU) MAN - BRU

$118 - $322

Train to Bristol, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Brussels (BRU) BRS - BRU

$138 - $370

Fly Birmingham to Antwerp, train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Antwerp (ANR) BHX - ANR
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central

$64 - $443

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU

$167 - $361

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Brussels is to bus which costs £19 - £28 and takes 10 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Brussels is to fly which costs £50 - £230 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Brussels is 292 miles.

The best way to get from Birmingham to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 4 h 35 min and costs £100 - £240.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Birmingham to Brussels, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Brussels bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 292.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Birmingham to Brussels via London Euston and London St. Pancras International in around 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Brussels via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 10 h 20 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from East Midlands to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from East Midlands to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
Bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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