There are 5 ways to get from Folkestone to Brussels by train, car train, car, 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  •  2 h 54 min

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

$65 - $164

Cheapest option

Carferry, drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Brussels

$52 - $78

3 alternative options

Eurotunnel, drive  •  2 h 24 min

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

$197 - $211

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  6 h 50 min

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

$133 - $325

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Folkestone Central 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

$159 - $419

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Folkestone to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar via Ashford(Kent) Int.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Folkestone and Brussels is 140 miles.

The best way to get from Folkestone to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Folkestone to Brussels, including transfers.

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Folkestone to Brussels train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Ashford(Kent) Int. 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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Brussels is 1 h ahead of Folkestone. It is currently 7:02 AM in Folkestone and 8:02 AM in Brussels.

Folkestone 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 951+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Folkestone to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 140.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

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

Eurostar operates a train from Folkestone to Brussels twice a week. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 1 h 35 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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
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
$80 - $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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Train from Folkestone Central to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
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
Ferry operators

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