There are 11 ways to get from Leicester to Brussels by train, 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  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est

$112 - $265

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Bus Ouibus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus / ...

$24 - $35

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station 815 / ...

$26 - $61

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 23 min

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

$236 - $266

Drive, carferry  •  6 h 43 min

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

$90 - $133

Fly East Midlands to Brussels  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Brussels (BRU) EMA - BRU

$63 - $676

Train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 47 min

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

$88 - $354

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 22 min

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

$129 - $320

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Brussels  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU) MAN - BRU

$99 - $311

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi

$160 - $422

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Brussels  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Brussels (BRU) BRS - BRU

$157 - $426

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Leicester station to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar via London St. Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Leicester and Brussels is 266 miles.

The best way to get from Leicester to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Leicester to Brussels, including transfers.

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Leicester to Brussels bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Leicester to Brussels train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Leicester station.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Brussels is to train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from East Midlands Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Leicester to Brussels bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 266.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Leicester to Brussels via London St Pancras International and London St. Pancras International in around 4 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leicester to Brussels via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 10 h 20 min.

Airlines
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from East Midlands to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from East Midlands to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
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 Manchester to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Train from Leicester to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
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
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
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
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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
regiojet.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

Brussels is 1 h ahead of Leicester. It is currently 8:02 AM in Leicester and 9:02 AM in Brussels.

Leicester to Brussels train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar station.

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BMI Regional offers flights from East Midlands 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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The best way to get from Leicester to East Midlands Airport is to bus which takes 58 min and costs .

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