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There are 9 ways to get from Cambridge to Wemmel by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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Train  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil

€127 - €393

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Brussels

€28 - €43

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11h 40m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi RegioJet

€45 - €77

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 48m

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Wemmel

€141 - €1359

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 28m

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Wemmel

€196 - €218

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels, line 241 bus  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  3. Take the line 241 bus from Brussel Noord opstaphalte to Wemmel Markt

€71 - €196

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Brussels  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Brussels (BRU) LGW - BRU

€84 - €267

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Brussels (BRU) BHX - BRU

€111 - €410

Fly London Stansted to Cologne Bonn, train  •  7h 23m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) STN - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord

€61 - €305

Cambridge to Wemmel by train, subway and bus

The journey time between Cambridge and Wemmel is around 4h 8m and covers a distance of around 474 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 54m. Operated by Great Northern, Thameslink, Eurostar and others, the Cambridge to Wemmel service departs from Cambridge and arrives in Wemmel Markt. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 8m
Fastest journey time:
3h 54m
Journey distance:
474 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€127
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:22
Last service departs at:
09:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cambridge to Wemmel train, subway and bus schedules

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Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Belgium from United Kingdom is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Wemmel is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Wemmel is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Wemmel is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Belgium.

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Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Wemmel is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £23 - £40 and takes 11h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Wemmel is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £160 - £190 and takes 4h 28m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Wemmel is 323 km.

The best way to get from Cambridge to Wemmel without a car is to train which takes 4h 31m and costs £100 - £340.

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It takes approximately 4h 31m to get from Cambridge to Wemmel, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Wemmel is 1h ahead of Cambridge. It is currently 4:32 AM in Cambridge and 5:32 AM in Wemmel.

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

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There are 418+ hotels available in Wemmel. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs £10 - £100.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Wemmel.
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  • Distance: 323.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 31m

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Wemmel, Belgium?

You can take a train from Cambridge to Wemmel via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Gare Du Midi, Houba-Brugmann, and Brussel Brugmann in around 4h 31m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €130
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€4 - €110
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €420
Flights from London Gatwick to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €470
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€30 - €40
Train from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€45 - €55
Train from Cambridge to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€30 - €40
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€154
Website
Eurotunnel
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
€9 - €13
Anytime Day Single
€45 - €55
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 from Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
National Express
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Airport Bus Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
RegioJet
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel Noord opstaphalte to Wemmel Markt
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €1300
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100 - €1300
Standard Car - Flexi
€150 - €190

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