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There are 8 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly to London Heathrow  •  1h 22m

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

£36 - £464

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Bus  •  7h 10m

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

£13 - £21

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Fly to London City  •  3h 27m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London City (LCY) BRU - LCY

£91 - £272

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  1h 44m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Gatwick (LGW) BRU - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£143 - £488

Train  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£93 - £308

Train, bus and ferry  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Gent to London

£23 - £28

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3h 54m

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

£161 - £175

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 24m

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

£93 - £173

Brussels Airport (BRU) to London by train

The train journey time between Brussels Airport (BRU) and London is around 2h 34m and covers a distance of around 242 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 32m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and Eurostar, the Brussels Airport (BRU) to London train service departs from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arrives in London St Pancras Eurostar. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 34m
Fastest train time:
2h 32m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
£93
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
14:30
Last train departs at:
15:53

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brussels Airport (BRU) to London train schedules

Belgium → United Kingdom
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International entry into United Kingdom from Belgium

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 10 days

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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from Belgium

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Brunei, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, New Zealand, Saint Helena, Singapore and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Brunei, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Iceland, Israel, New Zealand, Saint Helena, Singapore and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Considerations leaving from Belgium

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from Belgium.

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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 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in London is 111.

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

The social distance requirement in London is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Yes, entry into Belgium from United Kingdom is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 19 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London is to bus which costs €15 - €25 and takes 7h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London is to fly which costs €40 - €550 and takes 1h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London station. However, there are services departing from Brussels - Zaventem Airport and arriving at London, Victoria Green Line Station via Brussels, Gare du Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 10m.

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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 Eurostar via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 23m.

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It is approximately 205 miles to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London.

The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London without a car is to train which takes 3h 23m and costs €100 - €360.

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It takes approximately 1h 22m to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London, including transfers.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to London bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Brussels, Gare du Midi station.

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

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London is to fly which takes 1h 22m and costs €40 - €550. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €100 - €360 and takes 3h 23m, you could also bus, which costs €15 - €25 and takes 7h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London.
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  • Distance: 205.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 22m

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

Rwandair Express, Brussels Airlines and British Airways fly from Brussels Airport (BRU) to London Paddington 5 times a day. Alternatively, Eurostar operates a train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar once daily. Tickets cost £85 - £300 and the journey takes 2h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Flights from Brussels to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Flights from Brussels to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£70 - £340
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to London City via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £160
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £380
Flights from Brussels to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £470
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £550
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £15
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£13 - £15
1st Class
£18 - £20
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
RegioJet
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£65 - £130
Standard Car - Flexi
£110 - £150

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

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to London bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at London, Victoria Green Line Station.

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London is 1h behind Brussels Airport (BRU). It is currently 8:29 AM in Brussels Airport (BRU) and 7:29 AM in London.

Brussels Airport (BRU) to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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Rwandair Express, Brussels Airlines and British Airways offer flights from Brussels Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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