There are 10 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Brussels by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Int. trein

$68 - $203

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus

$16 - $22

8 alternative options

Line 46 bus, train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 46 bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to St Pancras International 46
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est

$68 - $203

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station 815 / ...

$18 - $48

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Brussels

$214 - $235

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Brussels

$68 - $101

Fly London Heathrow to Brussels  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU

$96 - $248

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  5 h 6 min

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

$114 - $357

Tube to London City, fly to Antwerp, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to West Ham Underground Station
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Antwerp (ANR) LCY - ANR
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central

$82 - $314

Tube to London Gatwick, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Brussels (BRU) LGW - BRU

$218 - $555

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Brussels is to bus which costs £11 - £17 and takes 8 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Brussels is to train which costs £50 - £160 and takes 3 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 3 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Brussels is 203 miles.

The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 3 h and costs £50 - £160.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from London Paddington Station to Brussels, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Brussels bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from London station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Brussels is to train which takes 3 h and costs £50 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £17 and takes 8 h 3 min, you could also fly, which costs £70 - £190 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 202.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Brussels, Belgium?

Eurostar operates a train from London Paddington Station to Brussels twice daily. Tickets cost $65 - $200 and the journey takes 1 h 48 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from London Paddington Station to Brussels twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
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 London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from London City to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 - $90
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to West Ham Underground Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ferry operators

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