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There are 7 ways to get from Brussels to Bristol by train, bus and ferry, 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 27 min

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

$130 - $319

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Bus  •  10 h 24 min

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

$35 - $83

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Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bristol Bus & Coach Station

$93 - $127

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 32 min

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

$238 - $270

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 49 min

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

$91 - $138

Fly to Bristol  •  3 h 56 min

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

$72 - $293

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 47 min

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

$103 - $381

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Bristol is to bus which costs 30€ - 75€ and takes 10 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Bristol is to fly which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 3 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Bristol station. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Bristol Bus & Coach Station via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 24 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Bristol is 489 km.

The best way to get from Brussels to Bristol without a car is to train which takes 4 h 27 min and costs 110€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Brussels to Bristol, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Bristol is to train which takes 4 h 27 min and costs 110€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 75€ and takes 10 h 24 min, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Bristol.
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  • Distance: 305.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Bristol via London St. Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 4 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Bristol via London and London Victoria Coach Station in around 10 h 24 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Brussels to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
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
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
National Express
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
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
Ferry operators

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Bristol is 1 h behind Brussels. It is currently 12:14 AM in Brussels and 11:14 PM in Bristol.

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

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There are 961+ hotels available in Bristol. Prices start at $76 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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