How to travel from Brussels to Edinburgh

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from Brussels to Edinburgh

You can get from Brussels to Edinburgh by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Brussels to Edinburgh on Jul 04 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:35PMBrussels South Charleroi Airport1h35 02:10PMEdinburgh Airport
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03:00PMBrussels Airport17h35 07:35AMEdinburgh Airport
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Travel Information between Brussels and Edinburgh

distanceDistance468 miles (755 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $348 (€311) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or KLM

Travel 468 miles (755 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Edinburgh from Brussels. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or KLM among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Brussels to Edinburgh.

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FAQs

International travel from Brussels, Belgium to Edinburgh, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from Belgium?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Edinburgh if traveling from Brussels?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 7/1/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Brussels and Edinburgh.

Return travel to Brussels, Belgium from United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Belgium from United Kingdom?

Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Belgium from United Kingdom?

Requirements for reentering Belgium:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Belgium?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Belgium to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Brussels, Belgium was last verified on 6/27/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Brussels from Edinburgh.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Edinburgh from Brussels. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Edinburgh is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Edinburgh:

A ferry is generally $68 (€61) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $68 (€61) from Brussels to Edinburgh.

Taking a ferry is about $348 (€311) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $348 (€311) for this trip.

Taking a ferry is about $39 (€35) less than taking a train, which costs on average $39 (€35) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Edinburgh from Brussels is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Edinburgh can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 18 h 35 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 53 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Edinburgh is:

  • 4 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Brussels and Edinburgh as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Brussels to Edinburgh:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and arrive in Edinburgh, Elder Street.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Brussels Airport to Edinburgh Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Brussels to Edinburgh:

  • You can travel by bus between Brussels and Edinburgh with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Brussels to Edinburgh tickets for $68 (€61) on Omio.
  • You can travel between Brussels and Edinburgh by flight with KLM. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $348 (€311) with KLM from Brussels to Edinburgh.

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

  • You can take a direct flight with Ryanair or Brussels Airlines.

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

Omio customers who travel from Brussels to Edinburgh often also extend their vacation to go to London, Glasgow or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Edinburgh and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $68 (€61) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $348 (€311) one way for this trip.
  • A ferry ticket is costing on average $1 (€1) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $39 (€35) one way on average for this route.

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

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