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There are 7 ways to get from Eeklo to London by train, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car train, car ferry 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.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar

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Bus and ferry

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Gent to London

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Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Bruges to London Victoria Coach Station

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Eeklo to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Eeklo to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

Train, train to Brussels, fly to London Heathrow

  1. Take the train from Eeklo to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
  2. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Heathrow (LHR)

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly to London City

  1. Take the train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY)
Belgium → United Kingdom
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International entry into United Kingdom from Belgium

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Georgia, Guyana, Haiti, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mayotte, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Réunion, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 10 days

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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from Belgium

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Denmark, Falkland Islands, Finland, Germany, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Norway, Pitcairn, Romania, Saint Helena, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Switzerland, Taiwan and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
This applies to arrivals from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Denmark, Falkland Islands, Finland, Germany, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Norway, Pitcairn, Romania, Saint Helena, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Switzerland, Taiwan and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Cyprus, India, Monaco, San Marino, United Arab Emirates, United States and Vatican
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Regional advice

Regional advice

Considerations leaving from Belgium

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in London is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in London is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in London is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: UK Government.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Eeklo to London is to bus and ferry which costs €12 - €18 and takes 7h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Eeklo to London is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs €180 - €200 and takes 3h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Eeklo to London. However, there are services departing from Eeklo Eikelstraat and arriving at London via Gent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Eeklo to London. However, there are services departing from Eeklo and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 19m.

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The distance between Eeklo and London is 161 miles.

The best way to get from Eeklo to London without a car is to train which takes 4h 19m and costs €110 - €370.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Eeklo to London, including transfers.

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Eeklo to London bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Gent station.

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Eeklo to London train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters station.

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

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Map of how to get from Eeklo to London.
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  • Distance: 161.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 19m

What companies run services between Eeklo, Belgium and London, England?

You can take a train from Eeklo to London King's Cross via Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 4h 19m. Alternatively, Union Ivkoni operates a vehicle from Gent to London twice a week. Tickets cost £9 - £13 and the journey takes 5h 26m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£95 - £440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £240
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£5 - £9
1st Class
£8 - £13
Train from Eeklo to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£4 - £6
1st Class
£6 - £9
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £15
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£13 - £15
1st Class
£17 - £20
Train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£6 - £9
1st Class
£9 - £14
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £75
Website
Thalys
Standard
£40 - £55
Comfort
£50 - £65
Premium
£55 - £75
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Bruges to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£85 - £1,200
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£85 - £1,200
Standard Car - Flexi
£130 - £160

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Eeklo to London bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at London station.

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London is 1h behind Eeklo. It is currently 1:36 PM in Eeklo and 12:36 PM in London.

Eeklo to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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

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