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from Brussels to London

You can get from Brussels to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Brussels to London on 2 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:26Brussels-Midi2h01 19:27London St Pancras
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£1081One-way
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19:00BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France13h20 07:20London
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£361One-way
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08:52Brussels-Midi2h05 09:57London St Pancras
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£1081One-way
20:52Brussels-Midi2h05 21:57London St Pancras
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£1081One-way
10:10Brussels Airport1h25 10:35London Heathrow Airport
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£1231One-way

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Wed
1 Dec
£128Eurostar
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
£139Brussels Airlines
Thu
2 Dec
£108Eurostar
£22Flixbus
£123British Airways
Fri
3 Dec
£92Eurostar
£22Flixbus
£119British Airways
Sat
4 Dec
£92Eurostar
£18Flixbus
£91British Airways
Sun
5 Dec
£100Eurostar
£24Flixbus
£78British Airways
Mon
6 Dec
£77Eurostar
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
£88British Airways
Tue
7 Dec
£66Eurostar
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
£69British Airways
Wed
8 Dec
£61Eurostar
£36BlaBlaCar Bus
£88British Airways
Thu
9 Dec
£77Eurostar
£25Flixbus
£63British Airways
Fri
10 Dec
£92Eurostar
£22Flixbus
£63Brussels Airlines
Sat
11 Dec
£77Eurostar
£18Flixbus
£40British Airways
Sun
12 Dec
£61Eurostar
£22Flixbus
£63Brussels Airlines
Mon
13 Dec
£61Eurostar
£53BlaBlaCar Bus
£47British Airways
Tue
14 Dec
£61Eurostar
£36BlaBlaCar Bus
£48British Airways
Wed
15 Dec
£61Eurostar
£45BlaBlaCar Bus
£40British Airways
Thu
16 Dec
£61Eurostar
£22Flixbus
£41British Airways
Fri
17 Dec
£100Eurostar
£24Flixbus
£40British Airways
Sat
18 Dec
£83Eurostar
£29Flixbus
£62British Airways
Sun
19 Dec
£61Eurostar
£27Flixbus
£42British Airways
Mon
20 Dec
£51Eurostar
£27Flixbus
£46British Airways
Tue
21 Dec
£61Eurostar
£27Flixbus
£56Brussels Airlines

General Information about the journey from Brussels to London

It is possible to travel directly between the two cities by plane, train or bus. The fastest journey times are by train while the slowest method of travel is by bus.

Buses from Brussels to London

Megabus, Flixbus, National Express and Ouibus all run direct daily bus services to London from Brussels. There are 9 departures from just after midnight until around 11:30 p.m. Buses take from 6.5 to 7.5 hours and depart from Rue de France or Brussels Gare du Nord and Midi train stations, arriving into London Victoria Coach Station. All departure points have good links to the city's network of Metro and buses, which includes Noctis night routes. London Victoria is on the District, Victoria and Circle Underground lines and is also served by city buses, including night routes. All departure and arrival points have taxi ranks.

Trains from Brussels to London

There are five Eurostar departures a day from Brussels Mide to London St Pancras stations with a direct journey time of around 2.5 hours. The first departure is just before 7:30 a.m. with the last train leaving just before 11:00 a.m. Brussels Midi Station is to the South of the city centre and well linked to the city's public transport system. St Pancras is on the Northern Line of the Underground and also linked to the rest of London and the suburbs by local trains, buses and taxis.

Flights from Brussels to London

There are frequent non-stop flights between the two cities code-shared by Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, British Airways and KLM with overall journey times of around 4.5 hours. Departures start at around 5:30 a.m. and continue until about 7:30 p.m. Planes leave from Brussels International Airport and arrive at London Heathrow Airport, both of which enjoy fast express train links into the city. Taxi ranks and car rental desks are located at all terminals.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to London, United Kingdom from Brussels, Belgium currently allowed?

Travel from Brussels, Belgium to London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into London from Brussels restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to London, 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 29/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to London from Brussels closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Belgium from London, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return to Brussels, Belgium from United Kingdom is: Restricted.

Is my journey back to Brussels from London restricted?

Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Brussels from London?

Conditions of reentry into Belgium:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

You should observe these safety measures in Belgium as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Belgium was last checked on 29/11/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Brussels from London closer to your date of departure here.

How do you get from Brussels to London?

There are 3 ways to get from Brussels to London: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Brussels and London?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Brussels to London. Tickets for a train cost on average £52.

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A train journey is usually £4 less than a journey to London by plane, which costs on average £56 for the same trip.

A train journey is usually £4 less than a journey to London by coach, which costs on average £57 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Brussels to London?

The fastest way from Brussels to London is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options between Brussels and London can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 6 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h   on average.

What is the distance from Brussels to London?

The distance from Brussels to London is approximately 198 miles (320 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Brussels to London?

The average frequency per day from Brussels to London is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Brussels to London as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Brussels? Where do I arrive in London?

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

  • Most travellers board their plane from Brussels Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Brussels to London depart from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) to London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel companies can take me from Brussels to London?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Brussels to London:

  • You can travel from Brussels to London by flight with Brussels Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £56 with Brussels Airlines from Brussels to London.
  • You can travel to London from Brussels by coach with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £57 with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Brussels to London.
  • You can go to London from Brussels by train with Eurostar. You'll see cheap train tickets for £52 with Eurostar from Brussels to London on Omio.
Can I travel directly to London from Brussels?

Yes, there are direct routes from Brussels to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct flights per day to take to London with British Airways or Brussels Airlines.
  • You can check for a direct train to London with Eurostar with 1 direct train per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Brussels to London?
Looking to extend your trip from Brussels to London? Many Omio customers who go from Brussels to London usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Edinburgh. If you're looking to explore Paris, Amsterdam or Edinburgh from London, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I buy a ticket from Brussels to London online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to London from Brussels, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost £56 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £57 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £52 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Brussels to London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.