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There are 10 ways to get from Brussels to Brighton by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton

$92 - $229

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Bus  •  10 h 15 min

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

$31 - $78

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Bus, train  •  8 h 10 min

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

$45 - $72

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 5 min

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

$218 - $240

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 22 min

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

$73 - $108

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City, train  •  5 h 9 min

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

$139 - $398

Fly Brussels to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 21 min

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

$111 - $300

Fly Brussels to London Gatwick  •  4 h 11 min

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

$199 - $546

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 19 min

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

$110 - $283

Fly Antwerp to Southend, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Southend (SEN) ANR - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from London Bridge to Brighton

$133 - $476

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Brighton is to bus which costs 27€ - 70€ and takes 10 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Brighton is to train which costs 75€ - 200€ and takes 3 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Brighton via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Brighton. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Brighton via London St Pancras International LL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Brighton is 315 km.

The best way to get from Brussels to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs 75€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Brussels to Brighton, including transfers.

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Brussels to Brighton bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Brussels to Brighton train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Brussel-Zuid/Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brighton is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs 75€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 70€ and takes 10 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs 170€ - 480€ and takes 4 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 197 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Brighton via London St. Pancras International and London St Pancras International LL in around 3 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Brighton via London and London Victoria Coach Station in around 10 h 15 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Brussels to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Antwerp to Southend
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $75
Premier
$75 - $90
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Bridge to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to London
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
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
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Brighton
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Rotterdam Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Brussels to Brighton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brighton station.

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Brighton is 1 h behind Brussels. It is currently 9:19 AM in Brussels and 8:19 AM in Brighton.

Brussels to Brighton train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Brighton station.

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British Airways offers flights from Rotterdam Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 709+ hotels available in Brighton. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 4€ - 18€.

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