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Overview: Bus from Edinburgh to Brussels

distanceDistance468 miles (755 km)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Edinburgh to Brussels cover the 468 miles (755 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).

Bus companies: National Express from Edinburgh to Brussels

Find the best route to Brussels from Edinburgh with National Express. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus from Edinburgh to Brussels, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your bus tickets between Edinburgh and Brussels due to the coronavirus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Brussels from Edinburgh

    Take the bus 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 Edinburgh to Brussels.
    FAQs

    Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by bus between Edinburgh and Brussels?

    Travel by bus between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Brussels, Belgium is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Brussels from Edinburgh restricted?

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

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Edinburgh?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
    • 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 and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • 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 safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

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

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

    The above information was last checked on 1/16/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Edinburgh to Brussels closer to your date of departure here

    What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Brussels, Belgium?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Brussels to Edinburgh is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Belgium?

    Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Brussels?

    What are the requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
    • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
    • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

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

    Last checked on 1/18/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Edinburgh from Brussels here.

    How far is Brussels from Edinburgh by bus?

    The bus distance from Edinburgh to Brussels is around 468 miles (755 km).

    Which bus station from Edinburgh to Brussels do I depart from? Which Brussels bus station from Edinburgh do I arrive in?

    There are a few bus stations in Edinburgh to start your route from including Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, Princes Street. In Brussels you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi), Brussels-Noord and Brussels, Boulevard Pachéco (Congrès).

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).

    Where is the Edinburgh bus station located? Where is the Brussels bus station located?

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city center to get to this bus station.

    Passengers arriving in Brussels most often arrive at Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and need to travel around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from this bus station to the city center.

    Which bus companies can get me from Edinburgh to Brussels?

    For the best Edinburgh to Brussels bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services to Brussels from Edinburgh to compare what amenities they may offer.