There are 4 ways to get from Dover to Brussels by train, bus, car ferry, car or car train

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 9 min

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

$69 - $169

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 35 min

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

$9 - $13

2 alternative options

Car ferry, drive  •  2 h 31 min

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

$51 - $74

Eurotunnel, drive  •  2 h 41 min

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

$237 - $258

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dover to Brussels is to bus which costs £6 - £10 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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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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The distance between Dover and Brussels is 134 miles.

It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Dover to Brussels, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dover and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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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 9 min.

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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 9 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Dover to Brussels every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

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 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$130 - $180
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
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Dover to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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