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There are 9 ways to get from Brussels to London by train, bus, rideshare, 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.

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Train  •  2h 1m

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

$65 - $200

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Bus  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to London Ouibus / ...

$18 - $55

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Rideshare  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the rideshare from Brussels to London 200.5 miles

$22 - $28

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3h 51m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$212 - $232

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 3m

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

$68 - $98

Fly Brussels to London Heathrow  •  3h 45m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Heathrow (LHR) BRU - LHR

$81 - $251

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY

$92 - $324

Train to Antwerp, fly to Southend, train  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Southend (SEN) ANR - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

$109 - $434

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to London City  •  6h 6m

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

$93 - $327

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to London is to bus which costs 15€ - 45€ and takes 7h.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to London is to train which costs 55€ - 170€ and takes 2h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station station and arriving at London. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at London St. Pancras International. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 1m.

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The distance between Brussels and London is 320 km.

The best way to get from Brussels to London without a car is to train which takes 2h 1m and costs 55€ - 170€.

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The train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International takes 2h 1m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Brussels to London bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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Brussels to London train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Brussel-Zuid/Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to London is to train which takes 2h 1m and costs 55€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 45€ and takes 7h, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 3h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to London.
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  • Distance: 200.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 1m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and London, England?

Eurostar operates a train from Brussels to London every 3 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $200 and the journey takes 2h 1m. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Brussels to London twice daily. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 7h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Antwerp to Southend
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Train operators
Eurostar
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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
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussel-Noord to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Bus operators
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 London
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
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 London
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
regiojet.com
Ferry operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Brussels to London
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Brussels to London bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at London station.

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London is 1h behind Brussels. It is currently 1:25 AM in Brussels and 12:25 AM in London.

Brussels to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St. Pancras International station.

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KLM, Brussels Airlines and British Airways offer flights from Brussels Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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Book your Brussels to London bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 9115+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Brussels and London. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs 4€ - 18€.

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