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There are 8 ways to get from Rugby (Station) to Brussels by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  4h

  1. Take the train from Rugby to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil

€138 - €479

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Fly Birmingham to Brussels  •  4h 11m

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Brussels (BRU) BHX - BRU

€48 - €427

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9h 42m

  1. Take the train from Rugby to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi RegioJet

€49 - €145

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5h 9m

  1. Drive from Rugby (Station) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Brussels

€203 - €229

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 40m

  1. Drive from Rugby (Station) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Brussels

€124 - €221

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the train from Rugby to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU

€86 - €679

Train to Manchester, fly to Brussels  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Rugby to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU) MAN - BRU

€92 - €294

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

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

€281 - €797

Rugby (Station) to Brussels by train and subway

The journey time between Rugby (Station) and Brussels is around 3h 33m and covers a distance of around 504 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 12m. Operated by London Midland, Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Rugby (Station) to Brussels service departs from Rugby and arrives in Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 33m
Fastest journey time:
3h 12m
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€138
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:04
Last service departs at:
09:53

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rugby (Station) to Brussels train and subway schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rugby (Station) to Brussels is to train and bus which costs £40 - £130 and takes 9h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Rugby (Station) to Brussels is to train which costs £110 - £420 and takes 4h.

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No, there is no direct train from Rugby (Station) to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Rugby and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Euston station and London St Pancras Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h.

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The distance between Rugby (Station) and Brussels is 422 km.

The best way to get from Rugby (Station) to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 4h and costs £110 - £420.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Rugby (Station) to Brussels, including transfers.

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Rugby (Station) to Brussels train services, operated by London Midland, depart from Rugby station.

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The best way to get from Rugby (Station) to Brussels is to train which takes 4h and costs £110 - £420. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £40 - £370 and takes 4h 11m.

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Brussels is 1h ahead of Rugby (Station). It is currently 9:46 AM in Rugby (Station) and 10:46 AM in Brussels.

Map of how to get from Rugby (Station) to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 422.2 km
  • Duration: 4h

What companies run services between Rugby (Station), England and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Rugby (Station) to Brussels via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London St Pancras Eurostar in around 4h. Alternatively, Brussels Airlines, KLM and Lufthansa fly from Rugby (Station) to Brussels 3 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €100
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €500
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €100
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €380
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €500
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €460
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €320
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €420
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Train operators
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Rugby to London Euston
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€36 - €41
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
€8 - €12
Anytime Day Single
€36 - €41
Train from Rugby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€32 - €37
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
€7 - €11
Anytime Day Single
€32 - €37
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Rugby to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €130
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€35 - €50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€95 - €130
Train from Rugby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €120
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€30 - €45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€85 - €120
Eurostar
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Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
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
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
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
Bus operators
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
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
RegioJet
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
€75 - €150
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€75 - €150
Standard Car - Flexi
€130 - €170

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