There are 9 ways to get from Southend-on-Sea to Belgium by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry, plane or tram

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  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est

$87 - $231

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Bus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Southend-on-Sea to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus

$24 - $33

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Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Brussels

$215 - $236

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Southend-on-Sea to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Brussels

$69 - $103

Train to London City, fly to Antwerp  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Antwerp (ANR) LCY - ANR

$86 - $317

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Central to West Ham
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal

$115 - $356

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Southend Victoria to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU

$115 - $281

Fly Southend to Antwerp, line 9 tram  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Antwerp (ANR) SEN - ANR
  2. Take the line 9 tram from Berchem Station perron 13 to Antwerpen Premetrostation Meir

$105 - $461

Fly Southend to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Amsterdam (AMS) SEN - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal

$91 - $247

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Belgium is to bus which costs £18 - £26 and takes 10 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Belgium is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £160 - £190 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The distance between Southend-on-Sea and Belgium is 183 miles.

The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Belgium without a car is to train which takes 4 h 20 min and costs £65 - £180.

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Southend-on-Sea to Belgium, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Belgium is to train which takes 4 h 20 min and costs £65 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £26 and takes 10 h 1 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Antwerp Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Belgium is 1 h ahead of Southend-on-Sea. It is currently 9:23 AM in Southend-on-Sea and 10:23 AM in Belgium.

VLM Airlines offers flights from London City Airport to Antwerp Airport.

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There are 184+ hotels available in Belgium. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southend-on-Sea to Belgium.
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  • Distance: 183.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

What companies run services between Southend-on-Sea, England and Belgium?

You can take a train from Southend-on-Sea to Brussels via West Ham, West Ham DLR Station, Stratford International DLR Station, Stratford International, St Pancras International, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Gare Du Midi in around 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southend-on-Sea to Brussels via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, and Gare Du Midi in around 10 h 1 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
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 Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southend to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to West Ham
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Eurostar
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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
$160 - $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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
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
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $90
Greater Anglia
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Tram from Berchem Station perron 13 to Antwerpen Premetrostation Meir
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
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 Southend-on-Sea to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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The best way to get from Southend-on-Sea to Southend Airport is to train which takes 5 min and costs £1 - £3.

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