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There are 8 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wemmel by plane, bus, train, subway, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly London Gatwick to Brussels, line 241 bus  •  2h 10m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Brussels (BRU) LGW - BRU
  2. Take the line 241 bus from Brussel Noord opstaphalte to Wemmel Markt

144€ - 337€

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi RegioJet

26€ - 60€

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Fly London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 37m

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

103€ - 355€

Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels, line 241 bus  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the subway from Victoria station to Paddington station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  4. Take the line 241 bus from Brussel Noord opstaphalte to Wemmel Markt

62€ - 583€

Train  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil

120€ - 375€

Train, bus and ferry  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Brussels

27€ - 50€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3h 37m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Wemmel

188€ - 207€

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 9m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Wemmel

108€ - 199€

United Kingdom → Belgium
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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 Wemmel is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Wemmel is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Wemmel 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.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wemmel is to train and bus and ferry which costs £22 - £45 and takes 8h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wemmel is to fly and line 241 bus which costs £120 - £290 and takes 2h 10m.

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It is approximately 313 km to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wemmel.

The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wemmel without a car is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs £100 - £330.

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It takes approximately 2h 10m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wemmel, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Wemmel is 1h ahead of London Gatwick Airport (LGW). It is currently 8:00 PM in London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and 9:00 PM in Wemmel.

Rwandair Express offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 420+ hotels available in Wemmel. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wemmel.
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  • Distance: 313.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 10m

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Wemmel, Belgium?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Wemmel via London St Pancras International LL, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Gare Du Midi, Houba-Brugmann, and Brussel Brugmann in around 4h 28m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 380€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 230€
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 330€
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 270€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 500€
Train operators
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 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Victoria station to Paddington station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
16€ - 20€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel Noord opstaphalte to Wemmel Markt
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
2€
single ticket
3€
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
75€ - 150€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
75€ - 150€
Standard Car - Flexi
130€ - 170€

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