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

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

Fly Brussels to Dublin  •  4h 20m

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

47€ - 222€

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  19h 5m

  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

25€ - 34€

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Fly Brussels to Cork  •  7h 9m

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

118€ - 457€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Dublin  •  5h 28m

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

93€ - 282€

Fly Charleroi to Dublin  •  5h

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

37€ - 228€

Train, bus and ferry  •  13h 57m

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

153€ - 534€

Train, car ferry  •  16h 15m

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

270€ - 638€

Bus, bus and ferry via Bruxelles, Nord  •  20h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to London 140
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

37€ - 50€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Ireland is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 25€ - 35€ and takes 19h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Ireland is to fly which costs 45€ - 230€ and takes 4h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Gare du Midi and arriving at Dublin via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 5m.

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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 57m and costs 150€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Brussels to Ireland, including transfers.

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Brussels to Ireland 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 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 7:45 AM in Brussels and 6:45 AM in Ireland.

Map of how to get from Brussels to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 874.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Ireland?

Aer Lingus, Ryanair and four other airlines fly from Brussels to Swords every 2 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 470€
Flights from Brussels to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 600€
Flights from Brussels to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 750€
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 470€
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 700€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 390€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 320€
Flights from Charleroi to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 410€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
210€ - 850€
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 430€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
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€
Eurostar
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Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 350€
Standard
100€ - 130€
Standard Premier
150€ - 190€
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
22€ - 35€
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 55€
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Swansea
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 180€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
75€ - 95€
Anytime Day 1st Class
130€ - 180€
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Rosslare Europort 1 to Pearse 1
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
Website
Irish Rail
Semi Flexible
15€ - 17€
Flexible
17€ - 20€
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
11€ - 14€
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
National Express
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
RegioJet
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to London
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
34€
Website
Stena Line

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Ethiopian Airlines, Ryanair, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 39+ 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 16€ - 18€.

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