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There are 8 ways to get from Brussels to Dublin by plane, train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry or car

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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Fly from Brussels  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Dublin (DUB) BRU - DUB

$38 - $204

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Fly from Charleroi  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Dublin (DUB) CRL - DUB

$50 - $223

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  6 h 40 min

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

$64 - $225

Train, car ferry  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Holyhead
  3. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$256 - $476

Train, car ferry via Chester  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$236 - $486

Bus, train, car ferry  •  20 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to London 815
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Smethwick Galton Bridge
  3. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$191 - $276

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille 328 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$90 - $174

Drive, car ferry  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$164 - $235

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Dublin is to fly which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Dublin is to fly which costs 30€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Dublin via Lille and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 47 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Dublin is 774 km.

The best way to get from Brussels to Dublin without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 11 h 27 min and costs 220€ - 420€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Brussels to Dublin, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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Dublin is 1 h behind Brussels. It is currently 9:12 PM in Brussels and 8:12 PM in Dublin.

Map of how to get from Brussels to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 483.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Dublin, Ireland?

Aer Lingus, Ryanair and British Airways fly from Brussels to Dublin every 3 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Brussels to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from Charleroi to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Train operators
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 Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Bus operators
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
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Brussels North to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express
Ferry operators

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Ryanair, Aer Lingus and British Airways offer flights from Brussels Airport to Dublin Airport.

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