There are 8 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London 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.

Recommended option

Fly to London Heathrow  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Heathrow (LHR) BRU - LHR

$77 - $224

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 42 min

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

$38 - $76

6 alternative options

Fly to London Gatwick  •  1 h 45 min

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

$202 - $522

Train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$180 - $381

Bus via Brussels, Gare du Midi  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet

$38 - $45

Train, bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brugge Ic
  2. Take the bus from Bruges to London Ouibus / ...

$43 - $76

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 50 min

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

$214 - $235

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 6 min

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

$69 - $101

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London is to fly which costs 65€ - 190€ and takes 1 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London. However, there are services departing from Brussels Airport - Zaventem and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Brussel-Zuid/Midi and Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 47 min.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and London is 328 km.

The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London without a car is to train which takes 5 h 47 min and costs 150€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London, including transfers.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to London train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid/Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London is to fly which takes 1 h 36 min and costs 65€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 330€ and takes 5 h 47 min, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 6 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London.
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  • Distance: 205.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

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

Brussels Airlines, British Airways and KLM fly from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris-Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 5 h 47 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Brussels to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Eurostar
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $27
1st Class
$34 - $38
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to London
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bruges to London
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Bruges to London
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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