There are 13 ways to get from Brussels to London by train, bus, bus and ferry, 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  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$161 - $353

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Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet / ...

$18 - $55

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille 328 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria

$62 - $140

Train, bus  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Brugge Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bruges to London Ouibus / ...

$32 - $71

Rideshare  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Brussels to London 200.5 miles

$22 - $28

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 48 min

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

$214 - $234

Drive, carferry  •  5 h 3 min

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

$68 - $98

Fly Brussels to London Heathrow  •  3 h 52 min

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

$81 - $251

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  4 h 52 min

  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  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Mortsel-Oude God
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Southend (SEN) ANR - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

$109 - $429

Train to Amsterdam, fly to London City  •  6 h 1 min

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

$94 - $327

Fly Brussels to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Birmingham (BHX) BRU - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston

$90 - $361

Fly Brussels to London Gatwick  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Gatwick (LGW) BRU - LGW

$200 - $551

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord and arriving at London, Victoria Green Line Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to London. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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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 4 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Brussels to London, including transfers.

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Brussels to London bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord station.

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to London is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 52 min.

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

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Brussels to London bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at London, Victoria Green Line Station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to London.
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  • Distance: 200.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to London via Paris-Nord and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 4 h 24 min. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Brussels to London twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Antwerp to Southend
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Amsterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Brussels to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $85
Premier
$85 - $100
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Brugge
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Mortsel-Oude God
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
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
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bruges to London
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Brussels North to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Bruges to London
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
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
4 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

London is 1 h behind Brussels. It is currently 11:37 AM in Brussels and 10:37 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 8331+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $75 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 17 min and costs .

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