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There are 9 ways to get from Brighton to Brussels by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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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Fly London Gatwick to Brussels  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Brussels (BRU) LGW - BRU

$197 - $543

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Bus  •  9 h 43 min

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

$21 - $30

7 alternative options

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU

$110 - $299

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi

$136 - $400

Fly London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LGW - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi

$108 - $282

Train  •  4 h 23 min

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

$89 - $232

Train, bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord RegioJet

$39 - $60

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 2 min

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

$217 - $240

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 26 min

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

$73 - $108

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Brussels is to bus which costs £15 - £23 and takes 9 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Brussels is to fly which costs £150 - £420 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Brussels is 197 miles.

The best way to get from Brighton to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 4 h 23 min and costs £65 - £180.

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Brighton to Brussels, including transfers.

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Brighton to Brussels bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brighton station.

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Brighton to Brussels train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Brighton station.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Brussels is to fly which takes 2 h 24 min and costs £150 - £420. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £65 - £180 and takes 4 h 23 min, you could also bus, which costs £15 - £23 and takes 9 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 197 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

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

Rwandair Express flies from Brighton to Brussels 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brighton to Brussels via London St Pancras International LL and London St. Pancras International in around 4 h 23 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 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
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
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
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $75
Premier
$75 - $90
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
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
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com
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 Brighton to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Brighton to Brussels bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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Brussels is 1 h ahead of Brighton. It is currently 10:39 AM in Brighton and 11:39 AM in Brussels.

Brighton to Brussels train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar station.

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Rwandair Express offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 966+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs £9 - £25.

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