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There are 10 ways to get from Grantham to Brussels by train, bus and ferry, bus, car, car ferry, car train 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  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Grantham to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil

€116 - €501

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Train, bus and ferry  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the train from Grantham to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Brussels

€30 - €172

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Train, bus  •  10h 43m

  1. Take the train from Grantham to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Finsbury Park
  3. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi

€52 - €143

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 53m

  1. Drive from Grantham to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Brussels

€147 - €1375

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 33m

  1. Drive from Grantham to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Brussels

€206 - €233

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the train from Grantham to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU

€63 - €307

Train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Brussels (BRU) BHX - BRU

€92 - €482

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Brussels  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the train from Grantham to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU) MAN - BRU

€77 - €275

Train to Norwich, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from Grantham to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) NWI - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

€191 - €818

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Charleroi  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the train from Grantham to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Charleroi (CRL) MAN - CRL

€60 - €450

United Kingdom → Belgium
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The cheapest way to get from Grantham to Brussels is to train and bus and ferry which costs £25 - £150 and takes 8h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Grantham to Brussels is to train which costs £100 - £440 and takes 4h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Grantham to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Grantham and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 11m.

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It is approximately 412 km to get from Grantham to Brussels.

The best way to get from Grantham to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 4h 11m and costs £100 - £440.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Grantham to Brussels, including transfers.

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Grantham to Brussels train services, operated by LNER, depart from Grantham station.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Brussels is 1h ahead of Grantham. It is currently 1:05 PM in Grantham and 2:05 PM in Brussels.

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

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Map of how to get from Grantham to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 412 km
  • Duration: 4h 11m

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

You can take a train from Grantham to Brussels via London Kings Cross and London St Pancras Eurostar in around 4h 11m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €95
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €460
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €310
Flights from Norwich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €170
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €95
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €420
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €130
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€10 - €75
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €420
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Grantham to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €160
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€16 - €23
Anytime Day Single
€65 - €95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€100 - €160
Train from Grantham to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €75
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€4 - €7
Anytime Day Single
€30 - €50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€50 - €75
Train from Grantham to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €95
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
€7 - €11
Anytime Day Single
€40 - €60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€65 - €95
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Grantham to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
€26 - €40
Anytime Day Single
€30 - €50
Super Off-Peak Single
€45 - €65
Off-Peak Single
€55 - €65
Anytime Single
€60 - €75
Train from Grantham to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
€12 - €18
Anytime Day Single
€18 - €26
Super Off-Peak Single
€23 - €35
Off-Peak Single
€26 - €30
Anytime Single
€30 - €40
Eurostar
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €27
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€8 - €23
Off-Peak Single
€13 - €20
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€18 - €27
Train from Grantham to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€28 - €55
Off-Peak Single
€50 - €75
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€60 - €90
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Peterborough to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€35 - €50
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
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€13 - €19
Off-Peak Day Single
€19 - €29
Anytime Day Single
€26 - €40
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
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
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
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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