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Train Information from Mechelen to London

distanceDistance201 miles (324 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price£128 (€146)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEurostar

Trains from Mechelen to London cover the 201 miles (324 km) long route taking on average 3 h 35 min with our travel partners like Eurostar. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £115, but the average price of train tickets is £128. Travellers depart most frequently from Mechelen and arrive in London Victoria.

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Travel with Eurostar from Mechelen to London

Find the best trains between Mechelen and London with Omio's travel partners Eurostar from £115. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Eurostar

Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing route with Eurostar between Mechelen and London. As an official travel partner of Eurostar, Omio shows you Eurostar train timetables for the Mechelen to London train and Eurostar prices starting as low as £115 for this route. Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects Europe to the United Kingdom through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the “Chunnel, ” with routes linking London to Paris, Brussels, Lille and Amsterdam amongst others. Eurostar trains reach speeds up to 200 mph, so you can travel 201 miles (324 km) quickly underwater through the Chunnel between Mechelen and London.

When booking your Eurostar train between Mechelen and London, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served). If you’re looking to add to your travel experience, book a Eurostar train from Mechelen to London on Omio today!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If passengers have an upcoming booking and are unable to or would rather not travel, there is a possibility to postpone their trip and claim an eVoucher. The eVoucher allows passengers to make a new booking within 12 months of the initial booking for travel until late 2021.

Eurostar trains from Mechelen to London

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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 London 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 Mechelen to London 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 Mechelen to London 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 Mechelen to London

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 Mechelen to London.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Mechelen to London?

Travel between Mechelen, Belgium and London, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Mechelen?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 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 providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

The information above was last checked on 25/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to London from Mechelen before travelling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Belgium from London, United Kingdom?

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

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

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

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

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
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 Mechelen, 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 24/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Mechelen from London.

How much does a cheap train from Mechelen to London cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Mechelen to London to cost as little as £115  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Mechelen to London?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Mechelen to London train prices are on average £128  one way.
What is the distance between Mechelen and London by train?
You should expect to travel around 201 miles (324 km)  from Mechelen to London by train.
How long does it take from Mechelen to London by train?
The train time between Mechelen and London is on average 3 h 35 min  for the 201 miles (324 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Mechelen and London by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Mechelen to London train leave from? Which London train station do I come into from Mechelen?

When taking a train from Mechelen, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Mechelen, ZONE MECHELEN and Mechelen-Nekkerspoel. When you arrive in London, your train can arrive in train stations including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Mechelen   to London Victoria.

Where is the train station in Mechelen? Where is the train station in London?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Mechelen, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

What train companies go from Mechelen to London?
For the trip from Mechelen to London you can take a train with Eurostar. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to London from Mechelen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains per day are there from Mechelen to London?
The average number of trains departing Mechelen for London is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Mechelen to London? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Mechelen to London leaves at 15: 04. The last train departing from Mechelen to London leaves at 15: 04. You can find the latest Mechelen to London train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase Mechelen London train tickets to score the best deals?
If you book a train ticket to London from Mechelen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £128 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to London from Mechelen are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Mechelen
London
Mechelen is the most popular Mechelen 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 Mechelen for your journey to London.

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