Cheap train tickets from London to Brussels

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Cheapest

£187

Average

£240

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 £ 240 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 187.

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17:04London2h09 19:13Brussels
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£1871One-way
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18:04London2h09 20:13Brussels
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£2341One-way
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15:04London2h01 17:05Brussels
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£2581One-way
Eurostar
14:04London2h01 16:05Brussels
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£2821One-way

Train schedule London to Brussels

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18:04London2h09 20:13Brussels
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£123Eurostar
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£70Eurostar
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£105Eurostar
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
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10 Jun
£123Eurostar
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£81Brussels Airlines
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11 Jun
£70Eurostar
£18Flixbus
£55British Airways
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£70Eurostar
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13 Jun
£105Eurostar
£18Flixbus
£68Brussels Airlines
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14 Jun
£70Eurostar
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15 Jun
£58Eurostar
£18Flixbus
£57British Airways
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16 Jun
£87Eurostar
£18Flixbus
£55British Airways
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17 Jun
£105Eurostar
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£68Brussels Airlines

Fastest train times from London to Brussels

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 1 m

Average

2 h 5 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

320 km

Of the 4 trains that leave London for Brussels every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 320 km distance in an average of 2 h 5 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 1 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 9 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.

Eurostar
15:04London2h01 17:05Brussels
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£2581One-way
Eurostar
14:04London2h01 16:05Brussels
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£2821One-way
Eurostar
18:04London2h09 20:13Brussels
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£2341One-way
Eurostar
17:04London2h09 19:13Brussels
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£1871One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Brussels

distanceDistance198 miles (320 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£192 (€216)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEurostar

Trains from London to Brussels cover the 198 miles (320 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 56 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £192, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £105. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

Train providers: Eurostar trains London to Brussels

For as little as £105 you can travel by train between London and Brussels with Eurostar. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your London to Brussels train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).

Eurostar from London to Brussels train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 3 min
  • Average Price: £105
  • Eurostar frequency: 3 a day

Eurostar 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between London and Brussels are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation

Trains from London to Brussels

Trains from London to Brussels run up to 4-5 times a day and the travel time for the 199 mile (320 km) journey is approximately 2h 5min maximum. The main train connections depart from London St Pancras International railway station and arrive in Brussels-Midi International railway station. Pricewise there are options for standard, standard premiere and business premiere tickets each with its own specified extras.

London to Brussels Train Times: Daily Departures

Train journeys can differ from day to day and are available on peak and non-peak travel times. Train trips vary from 2 – 5 trips per day starting from morning to late afternoon for the final departure time. On weekends or public holidays the frequency of train journeys may be less, with 2-3 per day, so plan accordingly. If you consult the Omio booking calendar you will get an idea of average train trips and costs per day.

How long is the journey by train from London to Brussels?

The journey from London to Brussels by train is 199 miles (320 km) and takes on average 2h 3min but you can reach your destination in 2h 1min on the fastest trains. There should be no planned delays on your journey as all trains now run direct to Brussels station with no changes, which should make your journey stress free and more comfortable. If you choose the fastest trains your ticket price will be more expensive, but if you choose the slower trains, the difference is not worth noticing.

Brussels Royal Palace. Source: Shutterstock

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Brussels?

Departure train station: The departure Railway station for the London to Brussels train is St Pancras International. Travel time to St Pancras International from London city centre is 17min by subway, approx 22min by car and 30min by bus, taking into consideration traffic issues. Give yourself some spare time and explore the station when you arrive where you can shop, dine in international style and grab some farewell drinks with friends or family at one of the numerous bars.

< strong>Arrival train station: The arrival station for your train trip from London to Brussels is Brussels Midi. This is one of the main train stations in Brussels and is close to Central Brussels. Travel time to city centre is around 11min by bus, with buses leaving every 7min. The station facilities include a vast array of cafes, bars and coffee shops for you to catch a moment to freshen up, and an on site hotel if you plan to catch a connecting trip the next day. Highly convenient and central, the Brussels Midi is your entry point into an exciting adventure into Brussels life.

Which train companies travel from London to Brussels?

The main train company running from London to Brussels is the famous high-speed international train company Eurostar. Priding themselves on fast, seamless no nonsense travel from one city centre to the next, Eurostar is a train company you can trust. If you’re in a hurry, then Eurostar is faster than flying with lots of benefits. Travelling with Eurostar has many advantages, including a choice of classes, no major luggage restrictions, easy check ins, comfortable seating with beautiful views and no restrictions on carry on liquid, food and toiletries. It’s not always just the destination in life, but also the journey and travelling with Eurostar is always an exciting treat.

Eurostar trains from London to Brussels

Eurostar is the leading intercity high-speed train company connecting travelers direct from International city to city. Eurostar runs frequently with up to 4-5 train trips per day at different times throughout the day, with no change overs adding to ease of travel. The journey is no longer than 2h 5min and has different speed trains and varying ticket prices. Eurostar offers options for standard ticket class, premiere class or business premiere class tickets allowing the traveler to choose their degree of luxury and comfort and their unique price code. Eurostar offers seamless high-speed travel by train that is comfortable, practical and above all enjoyable.

Train London to Brussels: Services on Board

There are many perks to travelling with Eurostar and you might even choose train journeys over flights for your future travel plans. Some of the Eurostar trains are faster than others and all have different priced class tickets to choose from, including standard, standard premiere and business premiere. The train trip is a short distance journey direct to Brussels via the Channel Tunnel with no stopovers.

Extra advantages to the Eurostar are you can travel with 2 large luggage options and there are no liquid, food or toiletry restrictions. Offering superb luxury views together with a comfortable, relaxing and speedy ride, you can’t go wrong. If you have any physical disabilities then the Eurostar is more convenient than a flight as they offer ease of entrance and exits, disabled toilets and plenty of areas to sit. Guide dogs are allowed on trains with prior arrangement. Bicycles are no longer allowed on board but you can bring a folding bike or kids bike unless they don’t exceed 85 cm length and are in a protective bag.

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Brussels?

The best tip to finding cheap train tickets is firstly to book as far in advance as possible. Last minute trips are more expensive and will add heavily on your price of ticket, so planning ahead is your best friend. Try and avoid major peak times and if you are in no major rush, you can choose the slowest trains which will be cheaper than the fast trains.

If you spend some time browsing the Omio booking calendar you will figure out the cheapest tickets you can get that will suit your travel arrangements and plans. If you are flexible, then you will be able to find an array of cheap seats to suit your needs and weigh less heavily on your wallet. Planning a trip properly is what makes your journey budget friendly and enjoyable, so spend some time on the Omio website to help you find the perfect route to suit you.

Brussels Old Street Terrace. Source: Shutterstock

To Brussels by train—travel tips

Brussels is a bustling historical city that will leave you spoiled for choice with incredible sightseeing activities, delicious food, drinks and rich culture. Take a walk down the narrow cobbled streets admiring the architecture, ranging from Baroque, Gothic and medieval buildings and end up at the centre of town to view the breathtaking Grand Place, the main square of the City of Brussels, famous for its aesthetic grandeur and stunning architecture. You will need to stop and take a moment to breathe it all in.

If you’re a fan of museums then your choices are endless, ranging from the Magritte Museum, dedicated to the work of the Belgian surrealist artist, René Magritte, City sewer history museum, the Belgian Brewers museum or the Belgian Comic Strip Center. There is something for everyone. World renowned for their delicious Belgian chocolates, indulge yourself at the chocolate museum and afterwards rest your weary legs sipping on a famous home brewed beer.

Embrace Brussels by trying their traditional street food or feasting on some mussels and fries at a street café whilst people watching in the streets. If you’ve come for a shopping spree, you wont be disappointed strolling down the main shopping street Rue Neuve where you can find an array of international brands and designer boutiques. With activities to suit all, young and old, Brussels is a must see destination.

Eurostar trains from London to Brussels

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The Eurostar is a high-speed railway company operating in Europe since 1994. It travels at 186mph under the English Channel to cities on the continent—whether you’re going to Brussels, Amsterdam or Rotterdam. The train is Europe’s solution to fly less; over 11 million Europeans chose to take the train to London from Paris instead of flying in 2019.

The check-in time for Eurostar to Brussels train is around 30 minutes. This means you can arrive in plenty of time to pick up a coffee at the Gare du Nord station in Paris or St Pancras Station in London. Eurostar trains are kitted out with an onboard bistro, toilets, air conditioning and Wi-Fi to make the train journey from London to Brussels more comfortable.

With three fare classes to choose from—Standard, Standard Premier and Business Premier—you can pick which is best for you; It’s easy to book cheap Eurostar return tickets in advance by travelling mid-week. You can choose to travel in comfort in Business Premier when taking the London to Brussels train, get served a hot meal and drinks throughout the crossing with newspapers and access to the Ashford Departure Lounge in London.


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Eurostar Trains from London to Brussels

The Eurostar is a high-speed train company connecting the UK to continental Europe and beyond.

When planning trips to Eurostar destinations, consider checking back for offers on Eurostar tickets. Speak to the Customer Care team at the Omio help centre for cancellations or changes to your ticket from London to Brussels.

Travel Tips: Trains from London to Brussels

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FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from London, United Kingdom to Brussels, Belgium?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Brussels, Belgium by train is: Fully open.

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 26/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between London and Brussels before travelling.

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

Return travel from Belgium to United Kingdom is: Fully open.

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

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine 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:

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

Last checked on 26/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to London from Brussels.

How much do cheap train tickets between London and Brussels cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from London to Brussels to cost as little as £105  in the next 7 days.

How much does the train from London to Brussels cost on average?

If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Brussels train price to come in at an average of £192  one way.

What is the distance from London to Brussels by train?

You should expect to travel around 198 miles (320 km)  to Brussels from London by train.

How long is the train journey from London to Brussels?

On average the train from London to Brussels duration is 1 h 56 min  for the 198 miles (320 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

What station does the London to Brussels train leave from? Which Brussels train station do I come into from London?

When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Brussels, your train can arrive in train stations including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Bruxelles-Midi.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, London Victoria, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival train station in Brussels, called Bruxelles-Midi, is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from its city centre.

What train companies offer a service from London to Brussels?

If you're looking for trains from London to Brussels, you can rely on Eurostar to get you to Brussels. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the London to Brussels trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any London to Brussels direct train services?

Yes, there are 3 direct trains between London and Brussels per day with Eurostar  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.

How many trains are there from London to Brussels a day?

The average number of trains departing London for Brussels is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When can I take the first train from London to Brussels? When can I take the last train for the day?

The earliest train departing from London to Brussels leaves at 07: 16. The last train departing from London to Brussels leaves at 18: 04. You can find the latest London to Brussels train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Brussels from London for the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Brussels from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £192 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from London to Brussels a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Brussels.
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Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139