There are 12 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 36 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

$135 - $307

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  9 h 26 min

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

$26 - $36

10 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges
  3. Take the train from Brugge to Bruxelles-Central

$92 - $134

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, Birmingham Digbeth Coach Station to Brussels, Brussels-North station 1920

$35 - $65

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

$243 - $275

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 41 min

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

$94 - $138

Fly Birmingham to Brussels  •  3 h 49 min

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

$67 - $301

Train to East Midlands, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 49 min

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

$113 - $731

Train to Bristol, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 27 min

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

$140 - $374

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 29 min

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

$168 - $363

Fly Birmingham to Antwerp, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Antwerp (ANR) BHX - ANR
  2. Take the train from Mortsel-Oude-God to Bruxelles-Nord

$63 - $443

Train to Manchester, fly to Brussels  •  6 h 9 min

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

$94 - $315

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 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham to Brussels via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 9 h 26 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
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 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
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
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 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
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
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
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 Bristol to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Eurostar
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 - $240
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
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brugge to Bruxelles-Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Mortsel-Oude-God to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
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
$176
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
35 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 Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Birmingham, Birmingham Digbeth Coach Station to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Birmingham and Brussels is 467 km.

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Brussels is to bus which costs £19 - £27 and takes 9 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Brussels is to fly which takes 3 h 49 min and costs £50 - £230.

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 36 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birmingham, Birmingham Digbeth Coach Station and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Birmingham to Brussels, including transfers.