There are 7 ways to get from Dublin to Brussels by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus or car

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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Fly to Brussels  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Brussels (BRU) DUB - BRU

$53 - $205

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  19 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus

$42 - $54

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Fly to Charleroi  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Charleroi (CRL) DUB - CRL

$51 - $223

Fly to Antwerp, train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Antwerp (ANR) DUB - ANR
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central

$116 - $238

Car ferry, train  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est

$254 - $483

Car ferry, train, bus  •  20 h 36 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11
  4. Take the bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station 815

$141 - $223

Car ferry, drive  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Dover
  3. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  4. Drive from Calais to Brussels

$164 - $238

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Brussels is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 19 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Brussels is to fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 51 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Brussels is 774 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Brussels without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 11 h 18 min and costs 210€ - 420€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Dublin to Brussels, including transfers.

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Dublin to Brussels bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Dublin 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 Dublin. It is currently 4:39 PM in Dublin and 5:39 PM in Brussels.

Map of how to get from Dublin to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 483.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Brussels, Belgium?

Aer Lingus, Ryanair and four other airlines fly from Dublin to Brussels hourly.

Airlines
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Dublin to Antwerp via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Dublin to Antwerp via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Flights from Dublin to Antwerp via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Dublin to Antwerp via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from Dublin to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Charleroi via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Antwerp via Southend
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
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 and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ferry operators

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Swiss, Aer Lingus, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 954+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs 4€ - 11€.

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