There are 9 ways to get from Brussels to Dover by train, bus and ferry, bus, night bus, car, car ferry, car train 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, bus and ferry  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe Thalys
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover

$71 - $117

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille Ouibus
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover

$49 - $71

7 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int. Est

$164 - $322

Night bus, bus and ferry  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the night bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille N817 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover

$52 - $76

Drive, carferry  •  3 h 30 min

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

$51 - $73

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  2 h 44 min

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

$234 - $256

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City, train  •  6 h 11 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 Stratford International to Dover Priory

$127 - $374

Fly Brussels to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 58 min

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

$95 - $274

Train to Antwerp, fly to Southend, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Berchem
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Southend (SEN) ANR - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  4. Take the train from Stratford International to Dover Priory

$143 - $484

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Dover. However, there are services departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and arriving at Folkestone/Dover via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Dover. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Dover Priory via Paris Nord Eurostar and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Dover is 215 km.

The best way to get from Brussels to Dover without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 4 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Brussels to Dover, including transfers.

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

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

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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 Dover bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Folkestone/Dover station.

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Dover is 1 h behind Brussels. It is currently 6:51 PM in Brussels and 5:51 PM in Dover.

Map of how to get from Brussels to Dover.
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  • Distance: 134.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Dover via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, Ashford(Kent) Int., and Ashford International in around 5 h 3 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
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
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
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
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
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $85
Premier
$85 - $100
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
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussel-Noord to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from St Pancras International to Dover Priory
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
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
Night bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Brussels to Dover train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Ashford(Kent) Int. station.

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

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There are 491+ hotels available in Dover. 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 17 min and costs .

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