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Trains from Brussels to Bristol
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Brussels, Belgium and Bristol, United Kingdom allowed?

Travel by train between Brussels, Belgium and Bristol, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bristol 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 29/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Brussels and Bristol closer to your date of departure here.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Bristol, United Kingdom to Brussels, Belgium?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Bristol to Brussels is: Restricted

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Belgium from United Kingdom?

Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Bristol?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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?

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

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

Last verified on 29/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Bristol to Brussels train here.

What is the distance between Brussels and Bristol via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Brussels and Bristol via train to be approximately 303 miles (488 km).
How many hours does it take from Brussels to Bristol by train?
The Brussels to Bristol train duration is on average 7 h 5 min, which is to be expected when travelling 303 miles (488 km) between Brussels and Bristol. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What station does the Brussels to Bristol train leave from? Which Bristol train station do I come into from Brussels?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi   and arrive in Bristol Temple Meads.

Where do I find the Brussels train station to Bristol? Where is the Bristol train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Bruxelles-Midi, is located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre of Brussels.

The most popular arrival train station, Bristol Temple Meads, is located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre of Bristol.

How many trains per day are there to Bristol from Brussels?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Brussels to Bristol. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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The major railway station for departures from Brussels is Bruxelles-Midi. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bruxelles-Midi for your trip from Brussels to Bristol.
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Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)