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Train Information from Brussels to Cardiff

distanceDistance328 miles (529 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from Brussels to Cardiff cover the 328 miles (529 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 41 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Cardiff Central.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Brussels, Belgium and Cardiff, United Kingdom allowed?

Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Cardiff, 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 3 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 monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Cardiff, 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 12/6/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Cardiff from Brussels as this information can change.

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Cardiff to Brussels is: Restricted

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

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

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

What are the 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
  • 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 safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

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

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

Last checked on 12/1/21. 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 train to Brussels from Cardiff here.

How far is it from Brussels to Cardiff by train?
The train distance from Brussels to Cardiff is around 328 miles (529 km).
What is the Brussels to Cardiff train travel time?
On average the Brussels to Cardiff train travel time is 8 h 41 min  for the 328 miles (529 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Brussels and arrival train station in Cardiff?

There are a few train stations in Brussels to start your route from including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. In Cardiff you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays).

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi   and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Where is the departure train station in Brussels located? Where is the arrival train station in Cardiff 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 Cardiff Central and need to travel approximately 0.2 miles (425 m) from the train station to the city center in Cardiff.

How many train services per day are there between Brussels and Cardiff?
The average number of trains departing Brussels for Cardiff is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Cardiff
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 Cardiff.
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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)