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£283KLM
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£255KLM
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£223Lufthansa Cityline
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£223Lufthansa Cityline
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£130Lufthansa Cityline
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£53Brussels Airlines
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£171Lufthansa Cityline
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£53Brussels Airlines
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£129Brussels Airlines
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£194Lufthansa Cityline
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£89Air Dolomiti
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£256KLM
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£36Brussels Airlines
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£45Brussels Airlines
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£123Lufthansa Cityline
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£39Brussels Airlines
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How to Travel from Birmingham to Brussels

Flying is the fastest way to cover the 290 miles from Birmingham to Brussels, but Eurostar trains and international bus services offer alternatives. Birmingham is a regenerated, post-industrial Midlands city, but evocative traces of its heritage can be seen in attractions like the National Trust's preserved back-to-back workers' dwellings. Brussels is an elegant European capital, rich in culture and heritage, showcased in the ornate medieval guild houses of the Grand Place.

Train: Taking the train between Birmingham New Street and Brussels Midi Station begins with a Virgin trains connection to London Euston and a transfer by Underground to St Pancras. From here there are Eurostar departures approximately every two hours to Brussels. The total journey time is just over four hours, including connections.

Bus: National Express and Eurolines operate buses to Brussels. The weekday schedule from Birmingham Coach Station begins at 3:00 a.m. with an early morning change at London Victoria Coach Station. There is another departure just before 5:00 a.m. and two late afternoon departures, all requiring a change in London. Journey times range from just under 13 hours to more than 15 hours.

Flight: Brussels Airlines offers daily flights from Birmingham Airport to Brussels. Schedules vary seasonally but there are one to four departures daily, with early morning, mid-morning, mid-afternoon and late afternoon options. Flight times are around one hour and 20 minutes

Travelling from Birmingham to Brussels: Travel Tips

  • What is the cheapest way to travel from Birmingham to Brussels? Bus fares offer the lowest-priced option for travel on this route.
  • What is the fastest way to travel from Birmingham to Brussels? Flying is the quickest way to get to Brussels, nearly three hours speedier than taking the train.

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FAQs
Does Belgium have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling between Birmingham and Brussels?

Travel from Birmingham, United Kingdom to Brussels, Belgium is: Restricted.

Is international entry into Brussels from Birmingham restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Brussels, Belgium from Birmingham?

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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 09/06/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Birmingham and Brussels closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Brussels, Belgium due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to Birmingham, United Kingdom from Belgium is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Birmingham, United Kingdom from Brussels, Belgium?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Birmingham from Brussels?

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • 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
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 12/06/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Birmingham from Brussels here.

How do I go from Birmingham to Brussels?

You can travel from Birmingham to Brussels by flight or train.

How many miles from Birmingham to Brussels would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 290 miles (467 km) from Birmingham to Brussels.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Birmingham to Brussels?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Birmingham to Brussels:

  • Most travellers board their plane from Birmingham International Airport and arrive in Brussels Airport.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Birmingham to Brussels?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Brussels from Birmingham:

  • You can go to Brussels from Birmingham by plane with Lufthansa. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £97 with Lufthansa from Birmingham to Brussels on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Brussels from Birmingham?
Your journey from Birmingham to Brussels doesn't have to end in Brussels. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or London. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or London to your Birmingham to Brussels trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Brussels today!
How far in advance should I book my Birmingham to Brussels ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Birmingham to Brussels, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £97 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Brussels tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

What is the fastest way from Birmingham to Brussels?

The fastest way to travel from Birmingham to Brussels is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

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