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Overview: Train from Brussels to Cardiff

distanceDistance328 miles (529 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from Brussels to Cardiff cover the 328 miles (529 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 41 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Cardiff Central.

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Trains from Brussels to Cardiff
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What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Cardiff from Brussels?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from Belgium?

International entry status: 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 entry:

  • 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 Cardiff, United Kingdom?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 06/12/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Cardiff from Brussels as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Brussels, Belgium from Cardiff, United Kingdom?

Return travel from United Kingdom to Belgium is: Restricted.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Brussels from Cardiff?

Entry into 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 Cardiff?

Requirements for reentering:

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

Last checked on 01/12/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Brussels from Cardiff.

What is the distance between Brussels and Cardiff by train?
You should expect to travel around 328 miles (529 km)  between Brussels and Cardiff by train.
How long does it take from Brussels to Cardiff by train?
The train time from Brussels to Cardiff is on average 8 h 41 min  for the 328 miles (529 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Cardiff from Brussels by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Brussels and arrival train station in Cardiff?

When departing from Brussels, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. When arriving in Cardiff, you can end your trip in train stations like Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays).

Omio customers book a train from Bruxelles-Midi   to Cardiff Central   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cardiff Central, located 0.2 miles (425 m) away from the city centre.

How many trains per day are there from Brussels to Cardiff?
On average, there are 3 trains a day from Brussels to Cardiff. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bruxelles-Midi is the most popular Brussels railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Brussels for your journey to Cardiff.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+32 25282828
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Bruxelles-Central
Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)