How to get to Brussels from London

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from London to Brussels

How to get to Brussels from London by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from London to Brussels is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

BlaBlaCar Bus
London, Victoria Coach Station
19:40Bruxelles, Gare du Midi
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BlaBlaCar Bus
London, Victoria Coach Station
19:40Bruxelles, Gare du Midi
1 change
Brussels Airlines
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
09:45Brussels Airport (BRU)
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London St Pancras International (STP)
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London St Pancras International (STP)
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London St Pancras International (STP)
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British Airways
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
19:00Brussels Airport (BRU)
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British Airways
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
14:15Brussels Airport (BRU)
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British Airways
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
10:05Brussels Airport (BRU)
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Travel Information to Brussels from London

distanceDistance198 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£22 - £153
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 6 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £80 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, British Airways or Eurostar

Take a train, coach or flight to travel 198 miles between London and Brussels. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, British Airways or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from London to Brussels.

How to Travel from London to Brussels

Located approximately 380 kilometres apart, the journey from London to Brussels offers several convenient travel options. One of the simplest journey options is via train, with Eurostar services departing London St. Pancras International train station every morning and running regularly throughout the day. Services are direct to Brussels main station and usually take no longer than 2 hours 20 minutes. Several operators run coach and bus routes from London to Brussels main station departing London Victoria Coach Station and taking around 5-6 hours direct.

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What is the best way to travel from London to Brussels?

Cheapest way to travel from London to Brussels

Taking the bus from London to Brussels is the most cost effective way to travel, although it does take the most time and most services require a change. Coach and bus services depart London daily from London Victoria Coach Station. Departures begin in the early afternoon with at least 3 services direct to Brussels central station daily. Journey times take on average 5-6 hours. Bookings for coach travel are flexible and offer some of the most competitively priced options for travel.

Most popular way to travel from London to Brussels

Most travellers making the journey from London to Brussels decide to either fly or take the train. A direct train service operated by Eurostar runs daily departing London St. Pancras bound for Brussels main rail station. Services commence at 6.50 a.m. each morning taking an average of 2 hours 20 minutes from departure to arrival. Services run regularly through the morning peak, with departures from London St. Pancras International leaving once every two hours until 8:30 p.m. each evening before recommencing again early morning the following day. Services are direct into the centre of the Belgian capital.

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Travel on Eurowings, FlixBus and Brussels Airlines travel to Brussels from London at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Eurostar is a high-speed train company operating in Europe, connecting the UK, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany including trains from London to Brussels. It offers a range of services, including Eurostar e320, Eurostar e300, and Eurostar International. The Eurostar e320 is the fastest service, travelling at up to 320 km/h, while the Eurostar e300 is slightly slower, travelling at up to 300 km/h. Both services offer comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power sockets. Eurostar International is a slower service, travelling at up to 160 km/h, but it offers a more luxurious experience with larger seats and more onboard facilities. Eurostar offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, Standard Premier, and Business Premier. Standard tickets are the most affordable, while Business Premier tickets offer the most luxurious experience. The most popular routes for Eurostar are London to Paris, London to Brussels, and London to Amsterdam. All of these routes offer a fast and convenient way to travel between the UK and mainland Europe.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Swiss is Switzerland’s leading airline and offers Economy and Business ticket fares for your next travel to Brussels from London.

        FAQs: London to Brussels

        FAQs: Travel to Brussels easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Brussels.

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

        The cheapest way to travel from London to Brussels is a coach with an average price of £22.

        This is compared to other travel options from London to Brussels:

        Taking a coach costs £58 less than taking a flight, which costs on average £80 for the same trip.

        Taking a coach costs £130 less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of £153.

        The fastest way from London to Brussels is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Brussels that take longer:

        Taking a coach requires on average 6 h 30 min of travel time.

        Train takes 1 h 57 min on average.

        The distance between London and Brussels is around 198 miles.

        The average frequency per day from London to Brussels is:

        • Around 1 coach per day.
        • 6 trains a day.

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

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

        • Most travellers catch their coach from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
        • Most travellers catch their flight from London Gatwick Airport and arrive in Brussels Airport.
        • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from London to Brussels depart from London Euston to Brussels-Midi.

        The following travel companies offer services from London to Brussels:

        • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus, Infobus, Ourbus, Eurolines Deutschland or Student Agency to go to Brussels by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Student Agency London to Brussels tickets on Omio for £22.
        • British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, KLM, KLM Cityhopper, SWISS, Eurowings, Lufthansa Cityline (2), Air Dolomiti, LAER or Air Baltic can get you to Brussels by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with SWISS from London to Brussels for £80 on Omio.
        • Eurostar, Fjord Line or Eurostar can get you to Brussels by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Eurostar from London to Brussels for £147 on Omio.

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

        • 1 direct coach per day with FlixBus or Student Agency.
        • Direct trains with Eurostar or Eurostar with 6 direct trains per day.

        Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Brussels as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from London to Brussels.

        Many of our customers travelling from London to Brussels don't make Brussels their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Amsterdam, Bruges or Berlin, either of which you could add to your London and Brussels trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Brussels to any of these top destinations today!
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