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from London to Brussels

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

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To get from London to Brussels on Jan 21 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:00PMLondon10h30 09:30AMBruxelles, Gare du Nord
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$561One-way
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10:00PMLondon10h30 09:30AMBruxelles, Gare du Nord
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$561One-way
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11:05AMLondon Heathrow Airport1h05 01:10PMBrussels Airport
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$2351One-way
06:50AMLondon Heathrow Airport1h05 08:55AMBrussels Airport
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$2351One-way
01:45PMLondon Heathrow Airport4h10 06:55PMBrussels Airport
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$3091One-way

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Fri
Jan 21
$206Eurostar
$50Union Ivkoni International
$209Brussels Airlines
Sat
Jan 22
$142Eurostar
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$171Brussels Airlines
Sun
Jan 23
$158Eurostar
$41Union Ivkoni International
$171Brussels Airlines
Mon
Jan 24
$247Eurostar
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$135Brussels Airlines
Tue
Jan 25
$158Eurostar
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Wed
Jan 26
$142Eurostar
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$136Brussels Airlines
Thu
Jan 27
$87Eurostar
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$136Brussels Airlines
Fri
Jan 28
$78Eurostar
$46Union Ivkoni International
$136Brussels Airlines
Sat
Jan 29
$78Eurostar
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$111Brussels Airlines
Sun
Jan 30
$78Eurostar
$41Union Ivkoni International
$110Brussels Airlines
Mon
Jan 31
$185Eurostar
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$111Brussels Airlines
Tue
Feb 1
$118Eurostar
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$110Brussels Airlines
Wed
Feb 2
$95Eurostar
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$110Brussels Airlines
Thu
Feb 3
$185Eurostar
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$110Brussels Airlines
Fri
Feb 4
$185Eurostar
$41Union Ivkoni International
$110Brussels Airlines
Sat
Feb 5
$185Eurostar
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$110Brussels Airlines
Sun
Feb 6
$71Eurostar
$41Union Ivkoni International
$110Brussels Airlines
Mon
Feb 7
$71Eurostar
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$65British Airways
Tue
Feb 8
$87Eurostar
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Wed
Feb 9
$71Eurostar
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$127Swiss

Travel Information to Brussels from London

distanceDistance198 miles (320 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$42 - $76
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $42 (€35) • 6 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $76 (€63) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBrussels Airlines, BlaBlaCar Bus or Eurostar

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 198 miles (320 km) from London to Brussels. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $42 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Brussels Airlines, BlaBlaCar Bus or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from London to Brussels.

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How to Travel from London to Brussels

Those traveling from London to Brussels are spoiled for choice with buses, trains and flights leaving every day of the week. Those wishing to fly can take regular flights from all major London airports. The Eurostar train service is the fastest way to make the trip and whisks passengers from city center to city center daily. Buses take longer to complete the journey but are an inexpensive and convenient option.

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London to Brussels Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€34

7:30 h

1 Month Ahead

trains

€123

2:01 h

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€114

1:05 h

2 Weeks Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from London to Brussels


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from London to Brussels. Most buses traveling from London to Brussels depart from London's and take at least 6 and a half hours to arrive at Brussels' bus station. Approximately 15 buses travel from London to Brussels every day, with the first bus departing London at 5:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from London to Brussels include RegioJet, Ouibus, and National Express.


Fastest way to travel from London to Brussels


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Taking a flight is technically the fastest way to travel from London to Brussels; 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 London to Brussels depart from one of London's 6 airports and arrive at Brussels airport after an hour of flight time. Airlines that travel directly from London to Brussels include Brussels Airlines, British Airways, and AeroCondor.


Most popular way to travel from London to Brussels


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from London to Brussels. 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 €9 more on average. Similarly, taking the train is at least 4 and a half hours faster than taking the bus. Trains traveling from London to Brussels depart from St Pancras train station and take at least 2 hours to arrive at either Brussels' Midi or Centrale train station. While flying from London to Brussels is usually cheaper than booking a train, traveling to and from Brussels and London's airports is quite expensive and time-consuming. Traveling from London to Brussels by train allows you to arrive in Brussels' city center and immediately connect to public transportation.


How to get from London to Brussels

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from London to Brussels there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 61,40% 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 London to Brussels. 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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FAQs

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

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

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Belgium?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

  • 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)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Brussels, Belgium?

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

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

This information was last checked on 1/16/22. 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 London to Brussels.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to London, United Kingdom from Brussels, Belgium due to COVID-19?

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

Is my journey back to London 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 London 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 London, 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 1/19/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Brussels closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from London to Brussels?

There are 3 travel options from London to Brussels: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from London to Brussels is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $42 (€35) compared to other travel options to Brussels:

A bus is $34 (€28) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from London to Brussels costing on average $76 (€63).

A bus is generally $26 (€22) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $68 (€57) from London to Brussels.

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

The fastest way to get to Brussels from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Brussels can usually take longer:

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

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 1 min   on average.

How many miles from London to Brussels would I travel?

Brussels is approximately 198 miles (320 km) away from London.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from London to Brussels?

The average frequency per day from London to Brussels is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

When traveling from London to Brussels, what are the departure and arrival points in London and Brussels?

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from London to Brussels depart from London Heathrow Airport to Brussels Airport.
  • Most travelers take a bus from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road to Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Most travelers take a train from London Victoria to Bruxelles-Midi.

Which travel companies can take me from London to Brussels?

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

  • You can travel to Brussels from London by flight with Brussels Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $76 (€63) with Brussels Airlines from London to Brussels.
  • You can go to Brussels from London by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $42 (€35) with BlaBlaCar Bus from London to Brussels on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from London to Brussels with Eurostar, and you can find Eurostar London to Brussels tickets for $68 (€57) on Omio.

Can I find a direct route between London and Brussels?

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

  • You'll find direct flights with Brussels Airlines.
  • You'll find direct buses with.

Direct services to Brussels 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 trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between London and Brussels ends?

Looking to extend your trip from London to Brussels? Many Omio customers who go from London to Brussels usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Bruges. If you're looking to explore Paris, Amsterdam or Bruges from Brussels, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I book my London to Brussels one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $76 (€63) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $42 (€35) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $68 (€57) one way.

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