How to travel from Brussels to London

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from Brussels to London

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

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To get from Brussels to London on Dec 05 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:15PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France7h05 05:20AMLondon
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11:15PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France7h05 05:20AMLondon
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04:15PMBrussels Airport1h15 04:30PMLondon Heathrow Airport
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12:05AMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France7h10 06:15AMLondon
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02:40PMBrussels Airport4h00 05:40PMLondon City Airport
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Travel Information to London from Brussels

distanceDistance198 miles (320 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $354
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€27) • 6 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $354 (€325) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM Cityhopper or Eurostar

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 198 miles (320 km) between Brussels and London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, KLM Cityhopper or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Brussels to London.

How to Travel from Brussels to London

Traveling from Brussels to London is a 373 kilometers direct journey that takes 1:10 h by airplane. You can also reach London from Brussels via train or bus. Direct trains take approximately 2:45 h while buses take at least 6½ hours.

Trains from Brussels to London | Buses from Brussels to London | Flights from Brussels to London

Brussels to London Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€27

6:50 h

2 Weeks Ahead

trains

€147

2:01 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€121

1:10 h

2 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Brussels to London?

Cheapest way to travel from Brussels to London


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Brussels to London. Most buses traveling from Brussels to London depart from either Brussels' Gare du Nord or Rue de France bus station and take at least 6:50 h to arrive at London's Victoria Coach station. Approximately 10 buses travel from Brussels to London every day, with the first bus departing Brussels at 12:15 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Brussels to London include Eurolines, Ouibus, and Flixbus.


Fastest way to travel from Brussels to London


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Taking a flight is technically the fastest way to travel from Brussels to London; however, when travel time to and from London and Brussels' airports are taken into consideration taking a Eurostar train is actually the fastest way to travel. Flights traveling from Brussels to London depart from Brussels airport and arrive at one of London's 5 airports after 1:10 h of flight time. Airlines that travel directly from Brussels to London include Brussels Airlines, British Airways, Lufthansa, and AeroCondor.


Most popular way to travel from Brussels to London


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Brussels to London. Taking the Eurostar is almost 2 hours faster than flying from London to Paris when traveling to and from London and Brussels' airports is taken into consideration, while only being €26 more expensive on average. Similarly, taking the train is almost 5 hours faster than taking the bus. Trains traveling from Brussels to London depart from Bruxelles-Midi train station and take at least 2 hours to arrive at London St Pancras train station. While flying from Brussels to London is usually cheaper than booking a train, traveling to and from Brussels and London's airports is quite expensive and time-consuming. Traveling from Brussels to London by train allows you to arrive in London's city center and immediately connect to public transportation.


How to get from Brussels to London

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Brussels to London there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 66,54% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Brussels to London. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Brussels to London

Travel Tips: Travel to London 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 Brussels to London.
FAQs

Travel between Brussels, Belgium and London, United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Belgium enter United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 11/6/22. 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 from Brussels to London.

The restriction level for your return to Brussels, Belgium from United Kingdom is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Brussels from London restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Brussels from London?

Conditions of reentry into Belgium:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

You should observe these safety measures in Belgium as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Belgium was last checked on 11/17/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Brussels from London closer to your date of departure here.

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

The cheapest way to travel to London from Brussels is by taking a bus with an average price of $29 (€27).

This is compared to other travel options to London:

Taking a bus is usually $324 (€298) less than taking a flight to London, which costs on average $354 (€325) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $157 (€144) less than taking a train, which costs on average $186 (€171) for this journey.

The fastest way from Brussels to London is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 30 min.

In comparison, getting to London by train can take on average 1 h 52 min.

The distance from Brussels to London is approximately 198 miles (320 km).

The average frequency per day from Brussels to London is:

  • Around 4 buses per day.
  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Brussels to London as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight 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 London:

  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Brussels to London depart from Brussels Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Brussels to London depart from Bruxelles-Midi to London Victoria.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to London by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Brussels to London for $29 (€27).
  • Travel with KLM Cityhopper for flights to London. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for KLM Cityhopper Brussels to London tickets on Omio for $354 (€325).
  • Eurostar can take you to London by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Eurostar from Brussels to London for $186 (€171).

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

  • You'll find 4 direct buses a day to London with Flixbus.
  • You'll find 5 direct trains a day to London with Eurostar.

Direct services to London 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.

Your trip from Brussels to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Edinburgh to your Brussels to London tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!

Before traveling from Brussels to London, 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 $29 (€27) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $354 (€325) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $186 (€171) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Brussels to London 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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