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There are 12 ways to get from Bournemouth to Brussels Airport (BRU) by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Train to Southampton, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Brussels (BRU) SOU - BRU

$78 - $349

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Bus  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station 815 / ...

$30 - $81

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Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU

$113 - $289

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Brussels (BRU) LGW - BRU

$228 - $561

Train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Brussels (BRU) BHX - BRU

$121 - $352

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Brussels  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Brussels (BRU) BRS - BRU

$119 - $394

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem

$127 - $378

Train to Southampton, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Amsterdam (AMS) SOU - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal

$118 - $296

Train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est

$121 - $277

Bus, bus and ferry  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to London Victoria Coach Station 035
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels Airport 328 / ...

$72 - $107

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Brussels Airport (BRU)

$235 - $268

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Brussels Airport (BRU)

$91 - $136

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The cheapest way to get from Bournemouth to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to bus which costs £22 - £65 and takes 10 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bournemouth to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to train and fly which costs £170 - £440 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bournemouth station to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road and arriving at Brussels Airport via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bournemouth and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 280 miles.

The best way to get from Bournemouth to Brussels Airport (BRU) without a car is to train which takes 5 h 54 min and costs £90 - £220.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Bournemouth to Brussels Airport (BRU), including transfers.

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Bournemouth to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road.

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The best way to get from Bournemouth to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to train which takes 5 h 54 min and costs £90 - £220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £65 and takes 10 h 43 min.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Bournemouth to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Brussels Airport (BRU).
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  • Distance: 279.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

What companies run services between Bournemouth, England and Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium?

You can take a train from Bournemouth to Brussels Airport (BRU) via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 5 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bournemouth to Brussels Airport (BRU) via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Brussels, Brussels-North station, and Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord in around 10 h 43 min.

Airlines
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 London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southampton to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Southampton to Brussels via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Brussels
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $28
Train from Bournemouth to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Bournemouth to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $25
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
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.

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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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Brussels Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
regiojet.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 Lille to Brussels - Zaventem Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
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Brussels Airport (BRU) is 1 h ahead of Bournemouth. It is currently 1:21 AM in Bournemouth and 2:21 AM in Brussels Airport (BRU).

Ethiopian Airlines, easyJet, Aer Lingus and two other airlines offer flights from Southampton Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 969+ hotels available in Brussels Airport (BRU). Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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