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from Edinburgh to Brussels

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Brussels

distanceDistance468 miles (755 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$12 - $110
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $12 (€10) • 1 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $12 (€10) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Take a bus or flight to travel 468 miles (755 km) to Brussels from Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Brussels.

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FAQs

Is international travel between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Brussels, Belgium allowed?

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

Can I enter Belgium if coming from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Belgium must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/16/22; 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 Edinburgh and Brussels.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Brussels, Belgium?

The restriction level for your return to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Belgium is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Edinburgh from Brussels restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom?

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

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

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 1/18/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Edinburgh from Brussels closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Edinburgh to Brussels?

There are 2 ways to travel to Brussels from Edinburgh including taking a bus or flight.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Edinburgh and Brussels?

The cheapest way to travel to Brussels from Edinburgh is by taking a flight with an average price of $12 (€10).

This is compared to other travel options to Brussels:

A flight is generally $98 (€82) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $110 (€92) from Edinburgh to Brussels.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Brussels?

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Brussels is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 40 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Brussels by bus can take on average 0 h 0 min.

How far is it from Edinburgh to Brussels?

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

When traveling to Brussels from Edinburgh, where do I depart from Edinburgh and where do I arrive in Brussels?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Edinburgh Airport and arrive in Brussels Airport.

Which travel operators can get me to Brussels from Edinburgh?

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

  • You can travel by bus from Edinburgh to Brussels with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Edinburgh to Brussels tickets for $110 (€92) on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Edinburgh and Brussels with Ryanair, and you can find Ryanair Edinburgh to Brussels tickets for $12 (€10) on Omio.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Edinburgh to Brussels?

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

How far in advance should I book tickets between Edinburgh and Brussels online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Edinburgh to Brussels, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $110 (€92) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $12 (€10) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Edinburgh to Brussels online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.