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Travel Information from Dover to Brussels

distanceDistance133 miles (215 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£33 - £56
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £33 • 1 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £56 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBrussels Airlines or SNCF | TGV

Travel 133 miles (215 km) by flight or train to Brussels from Dover. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Brussels Airlines or SNCF | TGV among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Dover to Brussels.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Dover, United Kingdom to Brussels, Belgium?

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

Is international entry into Brussels from Dover restricted?

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

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

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
  • 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 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 25/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Brussels from Dover closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Dover, United Kingdom from Brussels, Belgium?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Dover, 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 Dover from Brussels?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Dover, 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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 25/11/2021. 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 Dover from Brussels here.

What are my travel options from Dover to Brussels?

You can travel from Dover to Brussels 2 different ways: flight or train.

How do I get from Dover to Brussels the cheapest way?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Dover to Brussels. Tickets for a train cost on average £33.

This is compared to other travel options to Brussels:

A train is £23 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Dover to Brussels costing on average £56.

What is the fastest way from Dover to Brussels?

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

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

In comparison, getting to Brussels by train can take on average 1 h 25 min.

How far is Brussels from Dover?

Brussels is approximately 133 miles (215 km) away from Dover.

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

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

  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Dover to Brussels depart from Dover Priory to Bruxelles-Midi.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Dover to Brussels?

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

  • You can take a flight from Dover to Brussels with Brussels Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for £56 with Brussels Airlines from Dover to Brussels.
  • You can take a train from Dover to Brussels with SNCF | TGV. Cheap tickets can be found for £33 with SNCF | TGV from Dover to Brussels.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Brussels from Dover ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Dover to Brussels often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Dover and Brussels itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Brussels and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Dover to Brussels tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average £56 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £33 one way.

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

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