There are 6 ways to get from Brussels to Canterbury by train, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int. Est

$67 - $165

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Dover Ouibus

$26 - $37

4 alternative options

Train, night bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Lille to Canterbury Ouibus

$51 - $81

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2 h 53 min

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

$252 - $279

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 43 min

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

$55 - $80

Fly, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Heathrow (LHR) BRU - LHR
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$109 - $269

Questions & Answers

The distance between Brussels and Canterbury is 233 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Canterbury is to bus which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Brussels to Canterbury is to train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs 55€ - 150€.

No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar and arriving at Canterbury West via Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Canterbury. However, there are services departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and arriving at Canterbury via Dover. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Brussels to Canterbury, including transfers.

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

Eurostar operates a train from Brussels to Canterbury once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 1 h 38 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Brussels to Canterbury every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $20 - $28 and the journey takes 5 h 30 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
Train operators
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$130 - $180
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$68 - $70
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
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
$175
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Dover
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Lille to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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