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

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Fly to Brussels  •  4h 16m

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

$38 - $204

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Fly to Charleroi  •  5h 10m

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

$51 - $223

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUB - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi

$90 - $253

Car ferry, train  •  11h 30m

  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

$253 - $482

Car ferry, train via Birmingham New Street  •  14h 18m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  4. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi

$236 - $445

Bus and ferry, bus  •  19h 51m

  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 / ...

$41 - $53

Car ferry, drive  •  12h 33m

  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

$163 - $237

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

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Brussels is to fly which costs 30€ - 180€ and takes 4h 16m.

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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 19h 51m.

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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 11h 30m and costs 220€ - 420€.

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It takes approximately 4h 16m 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 1h 40m.

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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 1h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 9:59 PM in Dublin and 10:59 PM in Brussels.

Map of how to get from Dublin to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 483.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 16m

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

Aer Lingus, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Dublin to Brussels every 2 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from Dublin to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol via Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
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
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $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
4h 7m
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
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
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
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express
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
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Ouibus
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com
Ferry operators

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Ryanair, KLM, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Brussels Airport.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 14m and costs 4€ - 11€.

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