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There are 8 ways to get from Brussels to Rochester by train, bus, night bus, car, car train, taxi, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Ebbsfleet International Station

$71 - $187

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille 328 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to Ebbsfleet International Station

$52 - $179

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Train, night bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  2. Take the night bus from Lille to Canterbury
  3. Take the train from Canterbury East to Rochester

$60 - $78

Drive, Eurotunnel, taxi  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Take a taxi from Folkestone to Rochester

$298 - $340

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 25 min

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

$61 - $89

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City, train  •  4 h 48 min

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

$125 - $364

Fly Brussels to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Heathrow (LHR) BRU - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Rochester

$102 - $281

Fly Antwerp to Southend, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Southend (SEN) ANR - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Rochester

$128 - $458

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Rochester is to train and night bus which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 8 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Rochester is to train which costs 60€ - 170€ and takes 2 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Rochester via Ebbsfleet International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Rochester is 275 km.

The best way to get from Brussels to Rochester without a car is to train which takes 2 h 28 min and costs 60€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Brussels to Rochester, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Rotterdam Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Rochester is 1 h behind Brussels. It is currently 7:46 AM in Brussels and 6:46 AM in Rochester.

Brussels to Rochester train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Ebbsfleet International Station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 171.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 28 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Rochester, Medway, England?

Eurostar operates a train from Brussels to Rochester 4 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $180 and the journey takes 1 h 53 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
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
Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Ebbsfleet International Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$60 - $180
Premier
$140 - $210
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to Ebbsfleet International Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $120
Premier
$110 - $140
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Canterbury East to Rochester
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Train from London Victoria to Rochester
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Stratford International to Rochester
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $85
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Rochester
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Night bus from Lille to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Folkestone to Rochester
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Arrow Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1233 666666
Website
arrowtaxisltd.co.uk
Ashford Taxis
Phone
+44 1233 666494
Website
taxiashford.co.uk

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British Airways offers flights from Rotterdam Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 345+ hotels available in Rochester. Prices start at $63 USD 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 4€ - 18€.

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