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There are 11 ways to get from Loughborough to Brussels by train, bus, night bus, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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Train  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the train from Loughborough (Leics) to London St Pancras International Sheffield - London St Pancras International / ...
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil

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Bus  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Loughborough to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brussels-North train station 815 / ...

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Night bus  •  12h 35m

  1. Take the night bus from Loughborough Ashby Road to London Victoria Coach Station Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street - London Victoria Coach Station / ...
  2. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brussels-North train station N815

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 4m

  1. Drive from Loughborough to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Brussels

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 44m

  1. Drive from Loughborough to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Brussels

Train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Brussels (BRU) BHX - BRU

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Loughborough (Leics) to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Brussels  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Loughborough (Leics) to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU) MAN - BRU

Train, train to Manchester, fly to Charleroi, bus  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Loughborough (Leics) to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Charleroi (CRL) MAN - CRL
  4. Take the bus from Charleroi Airport to Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Loughborough (Leics) to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

Train to Birmingham, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BHX - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
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The cheapest way to get from Loughborough to Brussels is to bus which costs £23 - £30 and takes 12h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Loughborough to Brussels is to train which costs £130 - £380 and takes 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Loughborough to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Loughborough and arriving at Brussels-North train station via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Loughborough to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Loughborough (Leics) and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via London St Pancras Intl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 19m.

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The distance between Loughborough and Brussels is 437 km.

The best way to get from Loughborough to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 4h 19m and costs £130 - £380.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Loughborough to Brussels, including transfers.

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Loughborough to Brussels bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Loughborough station.

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Loughborough to Brussels train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Loughborough (Leics) station.

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The best way to get from Loughborough to Brussels is to train which takes 4h 19m and costs £130 - £380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £30 and takes 12h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Loughborough to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 436.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 19m

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

You can take a train from Loughborough to Brussels via London St Pancras International and London St Pancras Intl in around 4h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Loughborough to Brussels via London Victoria Coach Station in around 12h 40m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €600
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €410
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €800
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €700
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €410
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €700
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €800
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €850
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €240
Flights from Manchester to Charleroi via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€18 - €240
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€1000 - €2300
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €190
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€25 - €260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €290
Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Loughborough (Leics) to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€28 - €55
Off-Peak Single
€50 - €80
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€60 - €90
Train from Loughborough (Leics) to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€14 - €35
Off-Peak Single
€25 - €40
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€30 - €50
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€11 - €28
Off-Peak Single
€20 - €29
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€25 - €40
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €350
Standard
€100 - €130
Standard Premier
€150 - €190
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €330
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€290 - €330
Standard
€65 - €80
Standard Premier
€110 - €140
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
€11 - €16
Off-Peak Day Single
€15 - €23
Anytime Day Single
€20 - €35
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
Bus operators
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 Loughborough to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Megabus UK
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Bus from Charleroi Airport to Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Flibco
Standard Ticket
€11 - €14
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
€95 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100
Standard Car - Premium
€159

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Loughborough to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels-North train station.

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Brussels is 1h ahead of Loughborough. It is currently 6:11 AM in Loughborough and 7:11 AM in Brussels.

Loughborough to Brussels train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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