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There are 9 ways to get from Reading to Belgium by train, 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 via Paddington  •  4 h 20 min

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

$89 - $241

Cheapest option

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU

$70 - $240

7 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Eurostar / ...

$90 - $240

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 17 min

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

$220 - $245

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 41 min

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

$76 - $112

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Brussels  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Brussels (BRU) LGW - BRU

$212 - $561

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  5 h 23 min

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

$126 - $380

Train to Bristol, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Brussels (BRU) BRS - BRU

$113 - $370

Train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Brussels (BRU) BHX - BRU

$101 - $338

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Belgium is to drive and car ferry which costs £55 - £90 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Belgium is to train and fly which costs £160 - £440 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Reading and Belgium is 253 miles.

The best way to get from Reading to Belgium without a car is to train which takes 4 h 20 min and costs £65 - £190.

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Reading to Belgium, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Belgium is 1 h ahead of Reading. It is currently 6:04 PM in Reading and 7:04 PM in Belgium.

Rwandair Express offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 192+ hotels available in Belgium. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Belgium.
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  • Distance: 252.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

What companies run services between Reading, England and Belgium?

You can take a train from Reading to Brussels via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Gare Du Midi in around 4 h 20 min.

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
52 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
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Bristol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Reading to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
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 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
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
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
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
Ferry operators

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