There are 9 ways to get from Brussels to Derby 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.

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Train  •  6 h 31 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 St Pancras International to Derby

$221 - $438

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Bus  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Derby National Express

$33 - $69

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Train, bus  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Brugge Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bruges to London 080
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Derby

$94 - $160

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 48 min

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

$239 - $276

Drive, carferry  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Calais
  2. Take the carferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Derby

$96 - $143

Fly to East Midlands  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to East Midlands (EMA) BRU - EMA

$63 - $676

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 57 min

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

$88 - $356

Fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Manchester (MAN) BRU - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Derby

$88 - $326

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 34 min

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

$120 - $304

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Derby. However, there are services departing from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord and arriving at Derby via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Derby. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Derby via Paris Nord Eurostar and London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 31 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Derby is 461 km.

The best way to get from Brussels to Derby without a car is to train which takes 6 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Brussels to Derby, including transfers.

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Brussels to Derby bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord station.

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Derby is to train which takes 6 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 21 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 13 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Derby.
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  • Distance: 288.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Derby via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London St Pancras International in around 6 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Derby via London, Victoria Green Line Station and London Victoria Coach Station in around 10 h 21 min.

Airlines
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Brussels to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
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 Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $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 East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
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 Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
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 - $160
Eurostar
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Brugge
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$22 - $35
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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
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 - $23
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
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bruges to London
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $50
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 Derby
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 Bruges to London
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Derby is 1 h behind Brussels. It is currently 9:07 PM in Brussels and 8:07 PM in Derby.

Brussels to Derby train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Derby station.

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BMI Regional offers flights from Brussels Airport to East Midlands Airport.

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There are 636+ hotels available in Derby. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs .

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