How to get from Brussels to London

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from Brussels to London

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

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To get from Brussels to London on 18 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:52Brussels-Midi2h05 19:57London St Pancras
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£1271One-way
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18:10BRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France14h10 07:20London
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£391One-way
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09:38Brussels-Midi2h19 10:57London St Pancras
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£1271One-way
08:30Brussels Airport6h20 13:50London Heathrow Airport
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£931One-way
21:25Brussels Airport1h10 21:35London Heathrow Airport
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£1491One-way

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Travel Information to London from Brussels

distanceDistance198 miles (320 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£26 - £135
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £26 • 6 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £83 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, British Airways or Eurostar

Travel 198 miles (320 km) by coach, flight or train between Brussels and London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £26. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, British Airways or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Brussels to London.

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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Brussels to London

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FAQs

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

Can travellers from Belgium enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to London from Brussels?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in London, United Kingdom?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 16/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Brussels to London.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Belgium from United Kingdom?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Belgium from United Kingdom?

Requirements for reentering Belgium:

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Belgium?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Belgium to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Brussels, Belgium was last verified on 16/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Brussels from London.

There are 3 ways to travel between Brussels and London including taking a coach, flight or train.

The cheapest way from Brussels to London is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £26 compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is generally £57 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £83 from Brussels to London.

A coach is £108 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Brussels to London costing on average £135.

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, going by coach can take 6 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to London by train can take on average 2 h 1 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Brussels to London is:

  • 3 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Brussels to London:

  • Flights most often depart from Brussels at Brussels Airport and arrive in London at London Heathrow Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Brussels at Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in London at London Victoria.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Brussels to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to London by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Brussels to London for £26 on Omio.
  • Travel with British Airways to go to London by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find British Airways Brussels to London tickets on Omio for £83.
  • Eurostar can get you to London by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Eurostar from Brussels to London for £135 on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Brussels to London often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Edinburgh. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Brussels and London itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between London and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £26 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £83 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £135 one way on average.

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

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