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There are 7 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Zaventem by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly to Brussels  •  4h 16m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Brussels (BRU) BRS - BRU

€19 - €101

6 alternative options

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRS - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central

€95 - €591

Train  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil

€170 - €438

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels - Zaventem Airport 328 / ...

€36 - €48

Bus  •  13h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol City Centre to London Victoria Coach Station Uk041 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi RegioJet

€40 - €51

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 1m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Zaventem

€210 - €237

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 23m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Zaventem

€151 - €1382

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Zaventem by bus, train and subway

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Zaventem is around 20h 4m and covers a distance of around 591 km. The fastest journey normally takes 19h 48m. Operated by First, First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Zaventem service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Zaventem. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
20h 4m
Fastest journey time:
19h 48m
Journey distance:
591 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€170
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:10
Last service departs at:
08:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Zaventem bus, train and subway schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into Belgium from United Kingdom

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area with the exception of Cyprus, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and United States
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Paraguay, Peru, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

Mandatory

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Belgium from United Kingdom is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Zaventem is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Zaventem is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Zaventem is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Belgium.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 18 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Zaventem is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £30 - £45 and takes 12h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Zaventem is to fly and train which takes 4h 13m and costs £80 - £550.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Zaventem. However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Zaventem Watertorenlaan via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, London, Lille and Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 25m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Zaventem is 504 km.

The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Zaventem without a car is to train which takes 6h 16m and costs £140 - £380.

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It takes approximately 4h 16m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Zaventem, including transfers.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Zaventem bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Zaventem is to fly which takes 4h 16m and costs £16 - £90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £140 - £380 and takes 6h 16m, you could also bus, which costs £35 - £45 and takes 13h 37m.

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There is no direct flight from Bristol Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Zaventem bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Brussels - Zaventem Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Zaventem.
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  • Distance: 504.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 16m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Zaventem, Belgium?

KLM, Ryanair and five other airlines fly from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Zaventem every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Zaventem via Temple Meads Stn, Bristol Temple Meads, London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 6h 16m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €480
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€35 - €95
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€50 - €65
Anytime Day 1st Class
€85 - €120
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
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Brussels Zaventem Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bristol City Centre to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €15
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, 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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Zaventem is 1h ahead of Bristol Airport (BRS). It is currently 10:27 PM in Bristol Airport (BRS) and 11:27 PM in Zaventem.

Aer Lingus, easyJet, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Bristol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 448+ hotels available in Zaventem. Prices start at €75 per night.

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