There are 9 ways to get from Brussels to Edinburgh by train, bus, night 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 14 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$132 - $303

Cheapest option

Bus to Charleroi, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi Airport
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Edinburgh (EDI) CRL - EDI

$56 - $208

7 alternative options

Bus  •  16 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to London 815 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh S9

$66 - $156

Night bus, bus  •  18 h 55 min

  1. Take the night bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to London N815
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh National Express

$78 - $116

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10 h 15 min

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

$300 - $362

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 14 min

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

$148 - $219

Fly Brussels to Edinburgh  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRU - EDI

$85 - $279

Fly Brussels to Newcastle, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Newcastle (NCL) BRU - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh

$116 - $347

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Schiphol (Airport)
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Edinburgh (EDI) AMS - EDI

$110 - $271

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Edinburgh, Scotland?

You can take a train from Brussels to Edinburgh via London St. Pancras International and London Kings Cross in around 7 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Edinburgh via London and London Victoria Station in around 16 h 57 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Avg. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Avg. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London City
Avg. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Newcastle via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh
Avg. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh
Avg. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Avg. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh
Avg. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Newcastle
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh
Avg. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Newcastle
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Dublin
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Charleroi to Edinburgh
Avg. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Charleroi to Edinburgh via Dublin
Avg. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via Birmingham
Avg. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Train operators
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Avg. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $210
Premier
$170 - $250
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Avg. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$60 - $95
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $75
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Avg. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$183
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Schiphol (Airport)
Avg. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to London
Avg. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Brusel, CCN, gare du Nord to Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station
Avg. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Brussels City Shuttle
Phone
+352 50 55 62 1
Website
brussels-city-shuttle.com
Bus from Bruxelles-Midi to Charleroi Airport
Avg. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
brussels-city-shuttle.com
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Brussels to Edinburgh?

The distance between Brussels and Edinburgh is 755 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brussels to Edinburgh?

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Edinburgh is to bus and fly which costs 80€ and takes 5 h 14 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Brussels to Edinburgh?

The quickest way to get from Brussels to Edinburgh is to fly which takes 4 h 29 min and costs 100€.

Is there a direct train between Brussels and Edinburgh?

No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar and arriving at Edinburgh via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 14 min.

Is there a direct bus between Brussels and Edinburgh?

No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Edinburgh via London Victoria Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 57 min.

How long does it take to get from Brussels to Edinburgh?

It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to get from Brussels to Edinburgh, including transfers.