There are 11 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 1 min

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

$65 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 55 min

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

$12 - $35

9 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from London to De Panne 080
  2. Take the train from De Panne to Bruxelles-Central Intercity

$28 - $44

Rideshare  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Brussels 200.5 miles

$21 - $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

$216 - $237

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 52 min

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

$68 - $100

Fly London Heathrow to Brussels  •  3 h 47 min

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

$96 - $250

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  4 h 24 min

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

$112 - $353

Fly London City to Antwerp, train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Antwerp (ANR) LCY - ANR
  2. Take the train from Mortsel-Oude-God to Bruxelles-Nord

$79 - $309

Fly London Gatwick to Brussels  •  4 h 1 min

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

$215 - $548

Fly London City to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 31 min

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

$119 - $355

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

Eurostar operates a train from London to Brussels every 3 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $200 and the journey takes 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from London to Brussels twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
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
Website
eurostar.com
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 - $240
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from De Panne to Bruxelles-Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$23 - $35
Train from Mortsel-Oude-God to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
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
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to De Panne
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station to Brusel, CCN, gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ferry operators
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Brussels is 320 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Brussels is to bus which costs £9 - £26 and takes 6 h 55 min.

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

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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