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There are 12 ways to get from Brussels to Ireland by plane, train, bus and ferry, car ferry, bus 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 Brussels to Dublin  •  4h 26m

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

$38 - $195

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Fly Brussels to Cork  •  7h

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Cork (ORK) BRU - ORK

$130 - $378

Fly Brussels to Shannon  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Shannon (SNN) BRU - SNN

$130 - $449

Fly Charleroi to Dublin  •  5h

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

$50 - $214

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Dublin  •  6h 43m

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

$64 - $216

Train to Paris CDG, fly to Dublin  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Airport Charles de Gaulle
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dublin (DUB) CDG - DUB

$144 - $410

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly to Dublin  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Dublin (DUB) EIN - DUB

$58 - $235

Train, bus and ferry  •  13h 34m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

$133 - $331

Train, car ferry via Bootle Strand Shopping Centre  •  16h 52m

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

$233 - $586

Train, car ferry  •  16h 38m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Swansea
  3. Take the train from Swansea to Fishguard Harbour
  4. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  5. Take the train from Rosslare Europort to Pearse

$269 - $524

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20h 47m

  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

$87 - $125

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 5m

  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

$165 - $237

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Ireland is to fly which costs 40€ - 190€ and takes 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Ireland is to fly which costs 30€ - 170€ and takes 4h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Ireland. 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 20h 47m.

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The distance between Brussels and Ireland is 875 km.

The best way to get from Brussels to Ireland without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 13h 34m and costs 110€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from Brussels to Ireland, including transfers.

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Brussels to Ireland 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 1h 40m.

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

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Ireland is 1h behind Brussels. It is currently 8:27 AM in Brussels and 7:27 AM in Ireland.

Map of how to get from Brussels to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 546.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 26m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Ireland?

Aer Lingus, Ryanair and British Airways fly from Brussels to Swords every 4 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Brussels to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Brussels to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $3,000
Flights from Brussels to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Brussels to Shannon via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Charleroi to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $3,000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Shannon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $9,000
Flights from Brussels to Shannon via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $9,000
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Dublin via Exeter
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $9,500
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
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
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussel-Noord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Airport Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $150
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
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 Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Swansea to Fishguard Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
First Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Bus operators
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 Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express
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
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Bootle to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Car Saver
$131
Passenger & Car Flexi
$196
Overnight Cabin
$53
Car ferry from Calais to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.ie
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41

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

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There are 42+ hotels available in Ireland. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 21m and costs 4€ - 18€.

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