There are 10 ways to get from Brussels to Cardiff by train, 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  •  7 h 10 min

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

$240 - $509

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to London Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Cardiff, Castle Street National Express / ...

$34 - $72

8 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 31 min

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

$97 - $206

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 4 min

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

$245 - $282

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 21 min

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

$97 - $148

Fly Brussels to Bristol, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bristol (BRS) BRU - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central

$105 - $346

Fly Brussels to Cardiff  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Cardiff (CWL) BRU - CWL

$72 - $298

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Cardiff  •  5 h 35 min

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

$130 - $387

Fly Brussels to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Birmingham (BHX) BRU - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central

$123 - $391

Fly Brussels to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Heathrow (LHR) BRU - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central

$172 - $401

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Cardiff is to bus which costs 28€ - 65€ and takes 11 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Cardiff is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 300€ and takes 4 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and arriving at Cardiff, Castle Street via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 18 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Cardiff is 529 km.

The best way to get from Brussels to Cardiff without a car is to train which takes 7 h 10 min and costs 200€ - 440€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 10 min to get from Brussels to Cardiff, including transfers.

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Brussels to Cardiff bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Cardiff is to train which takes 7 h 10 min and costs 200€ - 440€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 65€ and takes 11 h 18 min, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 7 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Cardiff.
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  • Distance: 330.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 10 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Cardiff, Wales?

You can take a train from Brussels to Cardiff via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, and London Paddington in around 7 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Cardiff via London, Victoria Green Line Station and London Victoria Coach Station in around 11 h 18 min.

Airlines
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Brussels to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
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 Cardiff via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Brussels to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Brussels to Cardiff via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from Brussels to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
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
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$85 - $120
Eurostar
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $150
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $75
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
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 - $28
Website
Ouibus
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 Cardiff, Castle Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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