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There are 9 ways to get from London to Brussels 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 1 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est

$65 - $200

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Bus  •  6 h 30 min

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

$12 - $18

7 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Bruges Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. Ic / ...

$21 - $30

Rideshare  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Brussels 200.5 miles

$20 - $50

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 47 min

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

$211 - $232

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 7 min

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

$67 - $100

Fly London Heathrow to Brussels  •  3 h 41 min

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

$81 - $248

Fly London Gatwick to Brussels  •  2 h 30 min

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

$200 - $546

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  4 h 17 min

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

$112 - $353

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The cheapest way to get from London to Brussels is to bus which costs £9 - £14 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Brussels is to train which costs £50 - £150 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

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The distance between London and Brussels is 200 miles.

The best way to get from London to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs £50 - £150.

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The train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar takes 2 h 1 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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London to Brussels train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Brussels is to train which takes 2 h 1 min and costs £50 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £14 and takes 6 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs £60 - £190 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 200.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 1 min

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

Eurostar operates a train from London to Brussels every 4 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $200 and the journey takes 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from London to Brussels twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min. RegioJet also services this route once daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 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
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 and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
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
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $75
Premier
$75 - $90
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
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 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 - $85
Bus operators
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 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Ouibus
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
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com
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 Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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London to Brussels bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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Brussels is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 5:29 AM in London and 6:29 AM in Brussels.

London to Brussels train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar station.

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

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There are 966+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between London and Brussels. 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 Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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