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There are 10 ways to get from Glasgow to Brussels Central Station by train, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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Train  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil

€281 - €948

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Fly Glasgow to Brussels  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Brussels (BRU) GLA - BRU

€32 - €119

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  16h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Brussels

€36 - €56

Night bus, bus  •  16h 54m

  1. Take the night bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi RegioJet

€46 - €59

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 39m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Brussels Central Station

€198 - €1449

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 18m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Brussels Central Station

€257 - €306

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Brussels  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Brussels (BRU) EDI - BRU

€69 - €205

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Charleroi  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Charleroi (CRL) EDI - CRL

€55 - €285

Fly Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 2m

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

€109 - €424

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) EDI - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

€114 - €360

Glasgow to Brussels Central Station by train and subway

The journey time between Glasgow and Brussels Central Station is around 9h 22m and covers a distance of around 1015 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 40m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube), Eurostar and others, the Glasgow to Brussels Central Station service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 22m
Fastest journey time:
7h 40m
Journey distance:
1015 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€281
Carbon emissions:
53 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:32
Last service departs at:
17:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Brussels Central Station train and subway schedules

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

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

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No, entry into Belgium from United Kingdom is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brussels Central Station is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Brussels Central Station is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Brussels Central Station is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 18 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Brussels Central Station is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £30 - £50 and takes 16h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Brussels Central Station is to bus and fly which costs £55 - £180 and takes 5h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Brussels Central Station. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. via Euston station, London St Pancras Eurostar and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 43m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Brussels Central Station is 798 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Brussels Central Station without a car is to train which takes 7h 43m and costs £240 - £850.

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It takes approximately 7h 43m to get from Glasgow to Brussels Central Station, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Brussels Central Station train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Brussels Central Station is to train which takes 7h 43m and costs £240 - £850. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £27 - £110 and takes 7h 9m.

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

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Brussels Central Station is 1h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 11:20 PM in Glasgow and 12:20 AM in Brussels Central Station.

Map of how to get from Glasgow to Brussels Central Station.
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  • Distance: 797.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 43m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Brussels Central Station, Belgium?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Brussels Central Station via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 7h 43m. Alternatively, KLM, Lufthansa and nine other airlines fly from Glasgow to Brussels Central Station every 4 hours.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €450
Flights from Glasgow to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €320
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €750
Flights from Glasgow to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €360
Flights from Glasgow to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€18 - €100
Flights from Edinburgh to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €170
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €320
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Brussels via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€65 - €340
Train operators
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
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 from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Megabus UK
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 Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
RegioJet
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Scottish Citylink
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €1300
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€95 - €1300
Standard Car - Flexi
€150 - €190

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Glasgow to Brussels Central Station train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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