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There are 6 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Harelbeke by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU)
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Harelbeke

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bruges
  2. Take the train from Brugge to Kortrijk

Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Courtrai

Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Kortrijk Central Bus Station

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Harelbeke

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Harelbeke

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Harelbeke is to bus and train which costs £23 - £40 and takes 9h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Harelbeke is to fly and train which costs £50 - £150 and takes 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Harelbeke. However, there are services departing from London Heathrow Airport T2 and T3 and arriving at Harelbeke Marktstraat via London Victoria Green Line Station and Kortrijk Busterminal 4 perron 42. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station to Harelbeke. However, there are services departing from London Heathrow Airport T2 & 3 Train Station and arriving at Harelbeke via Paddington, London St Pancras Eurostar, Lille Flandres and Kortrijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 58m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Harelbeke is 271 km.

The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Harelbeke without a car is to train which takes 4h 58m and costs £85 - £340.

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It takes approximately 3h 23m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Harelbeke, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Harelbeke bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni - Unibus, depart from London Victoria Green Line Station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Harelbeke train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Harelbeke is to train which takes 4h 58m and costs £85 - £340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9h 49m.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Harelbeke.
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  • Distance: 271.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 23m

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Harelbeke, Belgium?

You can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Harelbeke via London Paddington Train Station, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Lille Europe, Lille Flandres, and Kortrijk in around 4h 58m. Alternatively, Union Ivkoni - Unibus operates a bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Kortrijk Central Bus Station twice a week, and the journey takes 7h 35m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €190
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €190
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Harelbeke
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €14
1st Class
€14 - €21
Train from Brugge to Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €15
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Courtrai
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€5 - €8
Rail 1st Class
€11 - €17
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€155
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bruges
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Union Ivkoni - Unibus
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Kortrijk Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
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
€100 - €1400
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100 - €1400
Standard Car - Flexi
€160 - €190

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

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Harelbeke bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni - Unibus, arrive at Kortrijk Central Bus Station.

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Harelbeke is 1h ahead of London Heathrow Airport (LHR). It is currently 12:04 AM in London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and 1:04 AM in Harelbeke.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Harelbeke train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Courtrai station.

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Rwandair Express, Brussels Airlines and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 97+ hotels available in Harelbeke. Prices start at €87 per night.

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