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There are 7 ways to get from Dover to Brussels by train, bus and ferry, bus, night bus, car ferry, car, car train 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  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Eurostar

$69 - $169

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus / ...

$50 - $74

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Bus and ferry, night bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
  2. Take the night bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station N803 / ...

$52 - $75

Car ferry, drive  •  2 h 31 min

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

$50 - $73

Eurotunnel, drive  •  2 h 41 min

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

$234 - $254

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU

$129 - $320

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  6 h 44 min

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

$156 - $415

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dover to Brussels is to bus and ferry and bus which costs £35 - £60 and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Dover to Brussels is to car ferry and drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Folkestone/Dover and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar via Ashford(Kent) Int.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Dover and Brussels is 134 miles.

The best way to get from Dover to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs £50 - £130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Dover to Brussels, including transfers.

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Dover to Brussels bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Folkestone/Dover station.

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Dover to Brussels train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Dover Priory station.

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

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Map of how to get from Dover to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 134.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Dover to Brussels via Ashford International and Ashford(Kent) Int. in around 3 h 5 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $180
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $75
Premier
$75 - $90
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $85
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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 Lille to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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 Lille to Brussels, Brussels Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

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

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Brussels is 1 h ahead of Dover. It is currently 8:18 PM in Dover and 9:18 PM in Brussels.

Dover to Brussels train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar station.

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

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There are 954+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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