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

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Fly Brussels to Dublin

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

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Bus to Charleroi, fly to Dublin

  1. Take the bus from Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West to Charleroi Airport
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Dublin (DUB)

Fly Brussels to Cork

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

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Dublin

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

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Cork

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

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly to Dublin

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Central to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Dublin (DUB)

Train, car ferry

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Intl
  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

Train, car ferry via Crewe

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Intl
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Milford Haven
  4. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  5. Take the train from Rosslare Europort to Pearse

Brussels to Ireland by train, subway and car ferry

The journey time between Brussels and Ireland is around 16h 27m and covers a distance of around 1065 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 38m. Operated by Eurostar, London Underground (Tube), First Great Western Service and others, the Brussels to Ireland service departs from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arrives in Pearse. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

14 Weekly Services
16h 27m Average Duration
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The most affordable way to get from Brussels to Ireland is to fly, which costs €24 - €160 and takes 4h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Ireland is to fly which costs €24 - €160 and takes 4h 18m.

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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 car ferry which takes 16h 27m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 18m to get from Brussels to Ireland, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Ireland is 1h behind Brussels. It is currently 9:49 PM in Brussels and 8:49 PM in Ireland.

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

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There are eight+ hotels available in Ireland. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs €8 - €10.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 874.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 18m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Ireland?

Ryanair, Aer Lingus and four other airlines fly from Brussels to Swords every 4 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€15 - €180
Flights from Charleroi to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€25 - €160
Flights from Charleroi to Dublin via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€25 - €160
Flights from Charleroi to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€25 - €160
Flights from Charleroi to Dublin via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €160
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €360
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€20 - €230
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€20 - €240
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€20 - €240
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€20 - €240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €310
Flights from Brussels to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€340 - €600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €350
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €850
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1800 - €3400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €360
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €210
Flights from Brussels to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€340 - €600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €250
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1800 - €3400
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€17 - €25
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 Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €25
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€75 - €100
Anytime Day 1st Class
€130 - €180
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Swansea to Fishguard Harbour
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
Transport for Wales
Train from Crewe to Milford Haven
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€130 - €190
Website
Transport for Wales
Irish Rail
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €80
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
€12 - €17
Anytime Day Single
€65 - €80
Bus operators
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Bus from Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West to Charleroi Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Flibco
Standard Ticket
€11 - €14
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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