Cheap coach tickets from London to Brussels

Showing times and prices for 3 Dec

Cheapest

£52

Average

£52

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Brussels will cost around £ 52 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 52.

23:20London15h25 15:45BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
1 changes
£521One-way
22:00London10h30 09:30Bruxelles, Gare du Nord
0 changes
£531One-way

Coach timetable from London to Brussels

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22:00London10h30 09:30Bruxelles, Gare du Nord
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23:20London15h25 15:45BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
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Thu
2 Dec
£134Eurostar
£67BlaBlaCar Bus
£73British Airways
Fri
3 Dec
£124Eurostar
£22Flixbus
£99Eurowings
Sat
4 Dec
£94Eurostar
£20Flixbus
£134Brussels Airlines
Sun
5 Dec
£94Eurostar
£24Flixbus
£117British Airways
Mon
6 Dec
£114Eurostar
£20Flixbus
£110Brussels Airlines
Tue
7 Dec
£77Eurostar
£36BlaBlaCar Bus
£109Brussels Airlines
Wed
8 Dec
£70Eurostar
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
£94British Airways
Thu
9 Dec
£77Eurostar
£65BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
10 Dec
£124Eurostar
£27Flixbus
£85British Airways
Sat
11 Dec
£114Eurostar
£29Flixbus
£91Brussels Airlines
Sun
12 Dec
£87Eurostar
£39Flixbus
£91Brussels Airlines
Mon
13 Dec
£76Eurostar
£29Flixbus
£89British Airways
Tue
14 Dec
£77Eurostar
£36BlaBlaCar Bus
£72British Airways
Wed
15 Dec
£76Eurostar
£80BlaBlaCar Bus
£90Brussels Airlines
Thu
16 Dec
£94Eurostar
£85BlaBlaCar Bus
£91Brussels Airlines
Fri
17 Dec
£114Eurostar
£36Flixbus
£99Eurowings
Sat
18 Dec
£124Eurostar
£45Flixbus
£78British Airways
Sun
19 Dec
£114Eurostar
£38Flixbus
£138KLM
Mon
20 Dec
£134Eurostar
£38Flixbus
£108Brussels Airlines
Tue
21 Dec
£114Eurostar
£38Flixbus
£83British Airways
Wed
22 Dec
£134Eurostar
£44STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£101British Airways

Coach times from London to Brussels

Showing times and prices for 3 Dec

Fastest Journey

10 h 30 m

Average

12 h 57 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

320 km

Of the 2 buses that leave London for Brussels every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 320 km distance in an average of 12 h 57 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 10 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 15 h 25 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

22:00London10h30 09:30Bruxelles, Gare du Nord
0 changes
£531One-way
23:20London15h25 15:45BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France
1 changes
£521One-way

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Coach Information to Brussels from London

distanceDistance198 miles (320 km)
durationAverage coach duration7 h 45 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£32 (€35)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesFlixbus, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland, Eurolines France, Ouibus, National Express, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Infobus or Union Ivkoni International

Coaches from London to Brussels cover the 198 miles (320 km) long route taking on average 7 h 45 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland, Eurolines France, Ouibus, National Express, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Infobus or Union Ivkoni International. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £20, but the average price of coach tickets is £32. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).

Coach companies

National Express, FlixBus and Student Agency to Brussels from London

National Express, FlixBus and Student Agency coaches will get you between London and Brussels from £20. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

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FlixBus
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National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach to Brussels from London, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    When purchasing your National Express coach tickets between London and Brussels, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Buses from London to Brussels

    Buses from London to Brussels run frequently between the two capitals. The total journey time varies between 5½ hours for some direct journies and 14½ hours for buses which require a transfer in Paris. National Express in conjunction with Eurolines run the most frequent service. Most of the journeys are direct and involve no changes, although there may be stops at Folkestone, Lille, or Paris.

    Return buses from Brussels to London are also available.

     

    Which train companies run from London to Brussels?

    London to Brussels buses are operated by National Express, Ouibus, RegioJet, and FlixBus.

    How long is the bus journey from London to Brussels?

    The average journey time for most buses travelling from London to Brussels varies from 5½ hours to 14½ hours depending on the bus company, the number of transfers, the time of day, and time of week passengers are travelling.

    When are the first and last buses of the day from London to Brussels?

    Buses from London to Brussels begin running in the early morning and continue regularly throughout the day into the late evening. The first London to Brussels bus departs at 6:45 a.m. while the last leaves London at 11:00 p.m. On weekends, the last bus leaves London at 9:30 p.m.

    Where do buses depart from and arrive to?

    Buses from London to Brussels depart from London's Victoria Coach Station or Sutton Rail Station. Buses arrive at either Brussels' Nord or Rue de France bus station. Both Victoria Coach station and Sutton Rail Station are connected to local transport via buses, taxis, connecting trains, and the London underground. Brussels Nord bus station is connected to Brussels' city center by bus and tram. Night buses are also available.


    Walking Around in Brussels

    Brussels is home to surreal art, beautiful public parks full of greenery, and medieval architecture that is bound to wow any visitor. To enjoy all the city has to offer, why not take a walk across the city and sample its tastes, sights, and sounds without a hurry in the world? A start from the old district of Place du Jeu de Balle reveals a local flea market selling tons of souvenirs and collectibles. Further south on the way to Petit Sablon Square is Rue Blaes featuring vintage and antique shops. From there, head over to Grand Sablon Square and sample what local chocolatiers have to offer, or relax in the lovely gardens at the smaller Petit Sablon Square. Next, head to the museum district, where museums such as the Magritte Museum and the Royal Museums of Fine Arts border the spacious Place Royale plaza. Continue further from the plaza and bask in the majestic reverence of the Royal Palace, with its elaborate design and history, including the Hall of Mirrors. Later, enjoy an afternoon at the picturesque Mont des Arts Gardens or catch a glimpse of the world-renowned Manneken Pis Statue.

    Eating in Brussels

    Apart from its numerous historical and architectural landmarks, Brussels is best known for its cuisine and gastronomy. Common Belgian delicacies include chocolate, waffles, and fries. However, eateries in Brussels provide other traditional dishes such as mussels, meatballs, Flemish stew, grey shrimp croquettes, and eel in the green. Over the years, eateries in Brussels have taken it upon themselves to satisfy the rising demand for these famous delicacies. Such eateries include Le Zinneke, with its classic mussel recipe, Maison Antoine with their crispy Belgian fries in a cone, Balls and Glory with their amazing meatballs, Café Novo serving mouthwatering Flemish stew served with fries, Mer du Nord, famous for delicious grey shrimp croquettes, and Chez Victorine's eel in the green. The Belgian food scene is flavourful, vast and diverse, featuring both traditional eateries and street food vendors for a quick fix on the go. Street food in Brussels is served from food trucks and small shops. The Belgian friterie and frietkot remain a national favourite. Other street foods include kebab and durum, hopdog, and bia mara (fish and chips). Brussels also features a bustling vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free food scene with restaurants such as FoodToGo, Vegasme, Toukoul, and the Humus Botanical Garden.

    Best Time to Visit Brussels

    Brussels, the capital city of Belgium, is a fantastic multicultural travel destination. This European capital is home to impressive attractions, such as neo-Gothic buildings, modern boulevards, and the architectural masterpiece that is the Grand Parliament Headquarters. Apart from the landmarks, visitors can also look forward to wonderful chocolate and great beer. For you to enjoy all that Brussels has to offer, you need to visit at the right time. Although it's known as an all-year-round destination, visiting during certain months will make your stay more enjoyable. The ideal time to visit Brussels is spring, between March and June. This period represents the shoulder season where the city is less clogged with visitors, and the weather is also pleasant. You will enjoy warm weather and endless outdoor activities during this time. Visitors in spring have the chance to catch Brussels' Annual Jazz Festival, which transforms Brussels into a musical city in late May. Prepare to enjoy jazz performances ranging from the classic to improvisational. Another great time to visit Brussels is between September and October. The summer heat will be wearing off as cooler temperatures settle in. Museums and other historical sites will also be less busy as people are back to work.

    Public Transport in Brussels

    Public transport in Brussels is facilitated by a network of highly efficient and reliable buses, trams, and metro lines. Four metro lines serve the Brussels city centre, and run every three to five minutes depending on the day and time. The night metro service runs every 10 minutes and weekends the frequency is every five minutes. All public transport stations have maps that assist travelers in identifying the exit points to their desired destination. Buses in Brussels are among the most convenient ways to get around the city. Schedules showing bus departure times are available online and at all stops. Trams are the most popular mode of transport within the city centre, as they run along the streets and have drop-off points close to most attractions including the Grand Place, Manneken Pis, the Atomium, and the Belgian Royal Museum of Fine Arts. Trains in Brussels provide connections between the city and other European destinations such as Paris and London. Public transport tickets in Brussels can be bought from the stations, newsstands, or kiosks, and used uniformly across all platforms. Tickets have to be validated for use while onboard the different modes of transport or at the stations

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    FAQs
    Am I allowed to travel by coach from London, United Kingdom to Brussels, Belgium?

    Travel between London, United Kingdom and Brussels, Belgium by coach is: Restricted.

    What is the status of international entry into Belgium from United Kingdom?

    International entry status: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Belgium from London?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
    • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

    What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

    When travelling in Belgium, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 01/12/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your coach between London and Brussels before travelling.

    Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Belgium by coach?

    The restriction level for your return coach to London, United Kingdom from Brussels is: Partially open.

    Is my return coach into London from Brussels restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Brussels?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
    • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
    • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
    • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
    • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

    The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Regional advice

    Last checked on 30/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach to London from Brussels closer to your date of departure here.

    What is the cost of cheap coaches between London and Brussels?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches to Brussels from London to cost as little as £20  in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a coach ticket from London to Brussels on average?
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket to Brussels from London is £32  one way.
    How many miles is it from London to Brussels by coach?
    The distance to Brussels from London by coach is approximately 198 miles (320 km).
    How long does it take from London to Brussels by coach?
    On average the London to Brussels coach time is 7 h 45 min  covering the 198 miles (320 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
    What is the departure coach station in London and arrival coach station in Brussels?

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).

    Where is the London coach station located? Where is the Brussels coach station located?

    Passengers board their coach most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre to this coach station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and need to travel approximately 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the coach station to the city centre in Brussels.

    What coach companies go from London to Brussels?
    If you're looking for coaches from London to Brussels, you can rely on Flixbus, RegioJet, Eurolines Switzerland, Eurolines France, Ouibus, National Express, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Infobus or Union Ivkoni International to get you to Brussels. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the London to Brussels journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    How early should I purchase coach tickets from London to Brussels to score the best deals?
    If you purchase London to Brussels coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £32. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches to Brussels from London. Look out for coach tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.