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There are 10 ways to get from Bourton-on-the-Water to Brussels by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from Moreton-in-Marsh to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil

€140 - €407

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  12h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Brussels

€23 - €32

8 alternative options

Bus  •  12h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station Tube
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi RegioJet

€30 - €44

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 23m

  1. Drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Brussels

€203 - €229

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 45m

  1. Drive from Bourton-on-the-Water to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Brussels

€144 - €1372

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Moreton-in-Marsh to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU

€86 - €580

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels  •  7h 6m

  1. Take the train from Moreton-in-Marsh to Oxford
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Brussels (BRU) BHX - BRU

€100 - €562

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Brussels  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the train from Moreton-in-Marsh to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Brussels (BRU) LGW - BRU

€199 - €628

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Brussels  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the train from Moreton-in-Marsh to Oxford
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU) MAN - BRU

€155 - €442

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Moreton-in-Marsh to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LHR - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

€148 - €370

Bourton-on-the-Water to Brussels by bus, train and subway

The journey time between Bourton-on-the-Water and Brussels is around 7h 13m and covers a distance of around 536 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 35m. Operated by Pulhams Coaches, First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Bourton-on-the-Water to Brussels service departs from Bourton-on-the-Water, Edinburgh Wool Shop and arrives in Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 13m
Fastest journey time:
4h 35m
Journey distance:
536 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€140
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:30
Last service departs at:
19:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bourton-on-the-Water to Brussels bus, train and subway schedules

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The most affordable way to get from Bourton-on-the-Water to Brussels is to bus and bus and ferry, which costs £20 - £28 and takes 12h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Bourton-on-the-Water to Brussels is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £170 - £200 and takes 5h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bourton-on-the-Water to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Bourton-on-the-Water, Newsagent and arriving at Brussels via Cheltenham and London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 5m.

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The distance between Bourton-on-the-Water and Brussels is 439 km.

The best way to get from Bourton-on-the-Water to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 5h 51m and costs £120 - £350.

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It takes approximately 5h 51m to get from Bourton-on-the-Water to Brussels, including transfers.

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Bourton-on-the-Water to Brussels bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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The best way to get from Bourton-on-the-Water to Brussels is to train which takes 5h 51m and costs £120 - £350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £40 and takes 12h 31m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Bourton-on-the-Water to Brussels bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Brussels station.

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Map of how to get from Bourton-on-the-Water to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 439.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 51m

What companies run services between Bourton-on-the-Water, England and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Bourton-on-the-Water to Brussels via Moreton-in-Marsh, station, Moreton-in-Marsh, London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras Eurostar in around 5h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bourton-on-the-Water to Brussels via Witney, Market Square, Oxford City Centre, George Street, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, and London, Victoria Green Line Station in around 12h 31m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €460
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €320
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €270
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €500
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €100
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €420
Flights from London Gatwick to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Moreton-in-Marsh to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€35 - €50
Anytime Day 1st Class
€65 - €90
Train from Moreton-in-Marsh to Oxford
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€14 - €18
Anytime Day 1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Moreton-in-Marsh to Reading
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€25 - €35
Anytime Day 1st Class
€40 - €60
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€23 - €29
Anytime Day 1st Class
€40 - €55
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Oxford to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€45 - €55
Anytime Day 1st Class
€100 - €150
Train from Oxford to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €240
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
€85 - €110
Anytime Day 1st Class
€160 - €240
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
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 Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €1300
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€95 - €1300
Standard Car - Flexi
€150 - €190

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