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There are 8 ways to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) by plane, train, subway, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly London Stansted to Brussels  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Brussels (BRU) STN - BRU

€25 - €95

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Bus  •  11h 12m

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station Stansted Airport - London / ...
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi RegioJet

€18 - €31

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Fly London Stansted to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 12m

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

€96 - €251

Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the subway from Liverpool Street station to Lancaster Gate station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU

€70 - €585

Train  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil

€124 - €389

Bus, bus and ferry  •  9h 52m

  1. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station Stansted Airport - London / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Brussels

€19 - €33

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 6m

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

€192 - €211

Drive, car ferry  •  5h 36m

  1. Drive from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

€113 - €204

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No, entry into Belgium from United Kingdom is currently restricted.

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) is to bus which costs £15 - £27 and takes 11h 12m.

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The fastest way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) is to drive and Eurotunnel. Taking this option will cost £160 - £190 and takes 4h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Stansted Airport (STN) station to Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB). However, there are services departing from London Stansted Airport Coach Station and arriving at UCCLE Avenue Churchill via London and BRUXELLES Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB). However, there are services departing from Stansted Airport and arriving at Ulb via Tottenham Hale station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Gare Du Midi and Louise. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 24m.

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The distance between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) is 310 km.

The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) without a car is to train which takes 4h 24m and costs £100 - £340.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), including transfers.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) bus services, operated by Airport Bus Express, depart from London Stansted Airport Coach Station.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) train services, operated by Stansted Express, depart from Stansted Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) is to fly which takes 5h 39m and costs £21 - £85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £100 - £340 and takes 4h 24m, you could also bus, which costs £15 - £27 and takes 11h 12m.

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Map of how to get from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB).
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  • Distance: 310.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 39m

What companies run services between London Stansted Airport (STN), England and Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium?

Ryanair, Jet2.com and 11 other airlines fly from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) via Tottenham Hale, Tottenham Hale station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Gare Du Midi, Louise, Louise, and Ulb in around 4h 24m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Brussels via Pisa
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €100
Flights from London Stansted to Brussels via Porto
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€25 - €110
Flights from London Stansted to Brussels via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€28 - €120
Flights from London Stansted to Brussels via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€28 - €120
Flights from London Stansted to Brussels via Alicante
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€26 - €120
Flights from London Stansted to Brussels via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€24 - €110
Flights from London Stansted to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €85
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Stansted to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €270
Flights from London Stansted to Brussels via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €90
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €65
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €420
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
Stansted Express
Phone
0345 600 7245
Email
customerrelations@abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Stansted Express
Standard
€22
First
€32
Business
€31
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€19 - €29
Website
Stansted Express
Standard
€20
First
€29
Business
€28
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €27
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Tottenham Hale
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Liverpool Street station to Lancaster Gate station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Airport Bus Express
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 Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
National Express
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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There is no direct flight from London Stansted Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 40m and has one stopover.

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London Stansted Airport (STN) to Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Brussels station.

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Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) is 1h ahead of London Stansted Airport (STN). It is currently 6:40 AM in London Stansted Airport (STN) and 7:40 AM in Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB).

London Stansted Airport (STN) to Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Jet2.com, Brussels Airlines and Ryanair offer flights from London Stansted Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 447+ hotels available in Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB). Prices start at €75 per night.

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