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Overview: Train from Brussels to Birmingham

distanceDistance290 miles (467 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Brussels to Birmingham cover the 290 miles (467 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 32 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Birmingham, United Kingdom if I'm coming from Brussels, Belgium by train?

Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Birmingham, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom from Belgium?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 Birmingham, United Kingdom?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/23/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Brussels to Birmingham as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Brussels, Belgium from Birmingham, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return train to Brussels, Belgium from Birmingham is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Brussels from Birmingham 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 Birmingham?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Brussels from Birmingham closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is Brussels to Birmingham by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Brussels to Birmingham by train to be approximately 290 miles (467 km).

How long is the train ride from Brussels to Birmingham?

While the time it takes to travel 290 miles (467 km) to Birmingham from Brussels can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Brussels to Birmingham train journey time is on average 9 h 32 min.

What is the departure train station in Brussels and arrival train station in Birmingham?

When taking the train from Brussels to Birmingham, you can choose to depart from train stations like Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. Your journey can end in train stations such as Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bruxelles-Midi   and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Where is the departure train station in Brussels located? Where is the arrival train station in Birmingham located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Birmingham New Street and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (399 m) from the train station to the city center in Birmingham.

How many train services per day are there between Brussels and Birmingham?

The average number of trains departing Brussels for Birmingham is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
Birmingham
Bruxelles-Midi is the most popular Brussels railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Brussels for your trip to Birmingham.
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Public transit options for Bruxelles-Central
Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)