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There are 12 ways to get from London to Antwerp by train, bus, rideshare, 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  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Eurostar / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

$75 - $206

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Rideshare  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Antwerp 197.4 miles

$16

10 alternative options

Train via London St. Pancras International  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

$75 - $206

Bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Antwerp 814 / ...

$15 - $45

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Antwerp

$212 - $237

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Antwerp

$68 - $100

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal

$102 - $338

Fly London Gatwick to Brussels  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Brussels (BRU) LGW - BRU

$216 - $547

Fly London Heathrow to Brussels  •  4 h 11 min

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

$97 - $249

Train to Southend, fly to Antwerp  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Antwerp (ANR) SEN - ANR

$117 - $479

Fly London City to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LCY - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal

$104 - $340

Fly London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LHR - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal

$127 - $352

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The cheapest way to get from London to Antwerp is to rideshare which costs £12 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Antwerp is to train which costs £55 - £160 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London and arriving at Antwerp. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras Int. and arriving at Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between London and Antwerp is 198 miles.

The best way to get from London to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs £55 - £160.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from London to Antwerp, including transfers.

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London to Antwerp bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London station.

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London to Antwerp train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras Int. station.

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The best way to get from London to Antwerp is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs £55 - £160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £35 and takes 7 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs £160 - £420 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 197.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

What companies run services between London, England and Antwerp, Belgium?

You can take a train from London to Antwerp via Brussel-Zuid/Midi and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from London to Antwerp 3 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min. Ouibus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from London City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Brussels
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
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
$150 - $230
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Bus operators
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 Antwerp
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.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 Antwerp
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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London to Antwerp bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Antwerp station.

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Antwerp is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 3:17 PM in London and 4:17 PM in Antwerp.

London to Antwerp train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport.

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Book your London to Antwerp bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 468+ hotels available in Antwerp. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between London and Antwerp. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £3 - £4.

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