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from Brussels to Birmingham

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$425Brussels Airlines
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$247KLM
Wed
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$277KLM
Thu
Sep 30
$48Flixbus
$314KLM
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$38Flixbus
$141Brussels Airlines
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$45Flixbus
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$141Brussels Airlines
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$197KLM
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$176KLM
Thu
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$56Brussels Airlines
Fri
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$38Flixbus
$180Brussels Airlines
Sun
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$41Flixbus
$197KLM

Travel Information from Brussels to Birmingham

distanceDistance290 miles (467 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$39 - $169
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $39 (€31) • 12 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $169 (€134) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiestab or Flixbus

Travel 290 miles (467 km) by flight or bus from Brussels to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $39 (€31). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are tab or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Brussels to Birmingham.

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Travel from Brussels to Birmingham
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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Birmingham, United Kingdom if I’m coming from Brussels, Belgium?

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

Can travelers from Belgium enter United Kingdom?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Birmingham from Brussels?

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of United Kingdom has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 9/25/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Birmingham from Brussels.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Belgium from Birmingham, United Kingdom?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Brussels, Belgium from Birmingham, United Kingdom?

Reentering Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Brussels from Birmingham?

  • 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)

Which rules do I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Belgium must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. 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 Brussels from Birmingham here.

How do I reach Birmingham from Brussels?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Brussels to Birmingham. You can take a flight or bus.

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

The cheapest way to travel from Brussels to Birmingham is by taking a bus with an average price of $39 (€31).

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

Taking a bus is usually $130 (€103) less than taking a flight to Birmingham, which costs on average $169 (€134) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel from Brussels to Birmingham?

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Brussels is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 12 h 55 min   on average.

How far is it from Brussels to Birmingham?

The Brussels to Birmingham distance is around 290 miles (467 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Brussels and in Birmingham?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Brussels to Birmingham:

  • Flights most often depart from Brussels at Brussels Airport and arrive in Birmingham at Birmingham International Airport.
  • Buses most often depart from Brussels at Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and arrive in Birmingham at Birmingham, Coach Station.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Brussels to Birmingham?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Brussels to Birmingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Tab can take you to Birmingham by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for tab from Brussels to Birmingham for $169 (€134).
  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Brussels to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $39 (€31).
Is it possible to travel directly from Brussels to Birmingham?

Yes, there are direct routes from Brussels to Birmingham with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct flight with.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Brussels to Birmingham?
Many of our customers traveling from Brussels to Birmingham don't make Birmingham their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Birmingham are London, Manchester or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Birmingham to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Brussels and Birmingham online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $169 (€134) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket costs $39 (€31) one way on average for this route.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
Birmingham
Bruselas
Amenities
Brüssel Gare Central
Amenities
Bruxelles-Central
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 3, 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines S1, S2, S5, S7, S9
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.