There are 11 ways to get from Brussels to Ireland by plane, train, car ferry, bus and 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.

Recommended option

Fly Brussels to Dublin  •  4 h 15 min

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

$52 - $195

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  20 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to London
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$48 - $64

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Fly Brussels to Cork  •  7 h 4 min

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

$144 - $378

Fly Brussels to Shannon  •  7 h 59 min

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

$143 - $448

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Dublin  •  5 h 32 min

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

$63 - $242

Fly Charleroi to Dublin  •  5 h 5 min

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

$50 - $214

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly to Dublin  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Noord to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Dublin (DUB) EIN - DUB

$58 - $232

Train, car ferry  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Chester
  3. Take the train from Chester to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$250 - $511

Train, bus and ferry  •  13 h 40 min

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

$153 - $332

Bus, train, car ferry  •  21 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to London 815 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$138 - $215

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 3 min

  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 - $238

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Ireland is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 20 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Ireland is to fly which takes 4 h 15 min and costs 45€ - 170€.

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The distance between Brussels and Ireland is 875 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Brussels to Ireland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Ireland. However, there are services departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and arriving at Dublin via Lille and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 42 min.

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What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Ireland?

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

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Brussels to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $3,000
Flights from Brussels to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from Brussels to Shannon via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Brussels to Shannon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Charleroi to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Eindhoven to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $3,000
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Brussels to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $3,000
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Shannon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $9,000
Flights from Brussels to Shannon via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $9,000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Cork via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $9,500
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dublin via Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles 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
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussel-Noord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Shrewsbury to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to London
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to London
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ferry operators

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