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There are 9 ways to get from Bristol 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.

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Train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est

$131 - $318

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Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 5 min

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

$25 - $35

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station 815 / ...

$27 - $62

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 31 min

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

$237 - $269

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 56 min

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

$92 - $136

Fly Bristol to Brussels  •  4 h 4 min

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

$72 - $293

Train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 30 min

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

$105 - $377

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU

$145 - $365

Fly Bristol to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 48 min

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

$117 - $292

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Brussels is to bus which costs £19 - £27 and takes 10 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Brussels is to fly which costs £55 - £230 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol station to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Bristol Bus & Coach Station and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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The distance between Bristol and Brussels is 306 miles.

The best way to get from Bristol to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs £100 - £250.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Bristol to Brussels, including transfers.

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Bristol to Brussels bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Brussels is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs £100 - £250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £27 and takes 10 h 5 min, you could also fly, which costs £55 - £230 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Bristol to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 305.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from Bristol to Brussels via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St. Pancras International in around 4 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Brussels via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
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
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
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
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
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
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
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
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
Ferry operators

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Brussels is 1 h ahead of Bristol. It is currently 6:38 PM in Bristol and 7:38 PM in Brussels.

Brussels Airlines, KLM and BMI Regional offer flights from Bristol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 958+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bristol to Bristol Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs £9.

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