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  •  6 h 55 min

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

$129 - $287

Cheapest option

Fly Charleroi to Edinburgh  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Edinburgh (EDI) CRL - EDI

$55 - $207

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Bus  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh S9

$59 - $103

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 / ...

$71 - $157

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

$290 - $352

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 29 min

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

$147 - $213

Fly Brussels to Edinburgh  •  4 h 26 min

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

$84 - $278

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

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

$106 - $267

Fly Brussels to Newcastle, train  •  5 h 58 min

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

$113 - $401

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Edinburgh is to fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Edinburgh is to fly which costs 70€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Gare du Midi and arriving at Edinburgh via London Victoria Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Brussels - Midi and arriving at Edinburgh via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Edinburgh is 755 km.

The best way to get from Brussels to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 6 h 55 min and costs 110€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Brussels to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Brussels to Edinburgh bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Brussels, Gare du Midi station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 472.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

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 6 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Edinburgh via London, Victoria Green Line Station and London Victoria Station in around 15 h 10 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Brussels to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Newcastle via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Newcastle
Ave. 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
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Train operators
Eurostar
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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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
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
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
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2)
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Book at
uk.megabus.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.

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 London
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
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 Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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