There are 9 ways to get from Brussels to Dublin by plane, train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, night train 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 13 min

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

$53 - $204

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  19 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$48 - $63

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Train to Amsterdam, fly  •  5 h 33 min

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

$91 - $253

Fly from Charleroi  •  5 h 1 min

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

$50 - $223

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Noord to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Dublin (DUB) EIN - DUB

$58 - $244

Train, car ferry  •  11 h 6 min

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

$258 - $480

Train, car ferry via Chester  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - 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

$243 - $495

Night bus, bus, night train, car ferry  •  21 h 49 min

  1. Take the night bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to London
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street M15
  3. Take the night train from Birmingham New Street to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$162 - $240

Drive, car ferry  •  13 h 53 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

$166 - $236

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Dublin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 19 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Dublin is to fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Gare du Midi and arriving at Dublin via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 5 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 6 min and costs 220€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Brussels to Dublin, including transfers.

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Brussels to Dublin bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Brussels, Gare du Midi 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 9:39 AM in Brussels and 8:39 AM in Dublin.

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

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There are 1213+ hotels available in Dublin. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 483.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 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 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Brussels to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Charleroi to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin via Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
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
$80 - $110
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-Noord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
ns.nl
Book at
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Train from Breda to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $27
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $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 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Night train from Birmingham New Street to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $150
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
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
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
$29 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
Night bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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