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Travel Information from London to Brussels

distanceDistance198 miles (320 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$111 - $26
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $26 (€22) • 6 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $111 (€96) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Stena Line, British Airways or Eurostar

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 198 miles (320 km) between London and Brussels. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Stena Line, British Airways or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from London to Brussels.

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from London to Brussels

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

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from London to Brussels is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

BlaBlaCar Bus
08:30AM10h10
London, Victoria Coach Station
07:40PMBruxelles, Gare du Midi
$351One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
BlaBlaCar Bus
08:30AM10h10
London, Victoria Coach Station
07:40PMBruxelles, Gare du Midi
$351One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Brussels Airlines
07:45AM1h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
09:45AMBrussels Airport (BRU)
$3261One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Eurostar
07:34PM2h01
London St Pancras International (STP)
10:35PMBrussels-Midi
$2031One-way
0 transfers
Eurostar
06:16AM1h57
London St Pancras International (STP)
09:13AMBrussels-Midi
$2321One-way
0 transfers
Eurostar
06:04PM2h05
London St Pancras International (STP)
09:09PMBrussels-Midi
$2591One-way
0 transfers
Sindbad
07:00AM7h45
London, Victoria Coach Station
03:45PMBrussels
$541One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
08:00AM8h15
London, Victoria Coach Station
05:15PMBruxelles, Gare du Nord
$501One-way
0 transfers
Infobus
07:00AM7h45
London
03:45PMBrussels
$591One-way
0 transfers
Brussels Airlines
11:05AM1h05
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
01:10PMBrussels Airport (BRU)
$3261One-way
0 transfers
Brussels Airlines
05:50PM1h10
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
08:00PMBrussels Airport (BRU)
$3261One-way
0 transfers
Brussels Airlines
06:50AM1h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
08:50AMBrussels Airport (BRU)
$3261One-way
0 transfers

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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.

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

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

2 Weeks Ahead

flight

€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 and British Airways.


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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All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from London to Brussels

Travel between London and Brussels on SWISS, Eurowings and Brussels Airlines travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Eurostar is a high-speed train company operating in Europe, connecting the UK, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany including trains to Brussels from London. It offers a range of services, including Eurostar e320, Eurostar e300, and Eurostar International. The Eurostar e320 is the fastest service, travelling at up to 320 km/h, while the Eurostar e300 is slightly slower, travelling at up to 300 km/h. Both services offer comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power sockets. Eurostar International is a slower service, travelling at up to 160 km/h, but it offers a more luxurious experience with larger seats and more onboard facilities. Eurostar offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, Standard Premier, and Business Premier. Standard tickets are the most affordable, while Business Premier tickets offer the most luxurious experience. The most popular routes for Eurostar are London to Paris, London to Brussels, and London to Amsterdam. All of these routes offer a fast and convenient way to travel between the UK and mainland Europe.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Brussels Airlines is Belgium’s leading airline. Check the ticket fares for your travel from London to Brussels: Economy Classic, Economy Flex and Business.

        FAQs: Travel from London to Brussels

        FAQs: Travel to Brussels 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 London to Brussels.
        FAQs

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

        The cheapest way to get from London to Brussels is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $26 (€22) compared to other travel options to Brussels:

        Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

        Taking a bus costs $85 (€74) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $111 (€96) for the same trip.

        A bus is $114 (€99) less than a train with an average ticket price of $140 (€121) from London to Brussels.

        The quickest way to travel to Brussels from London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Bus takes on average 6 h 30 min.

        Getting to Brussels by train takes 1 h 57 min on average.

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

        The average frequency per day from London to Brussels is:

        • Around 3 buses per day.
        • 7 trains per day.

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

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

        • Most travelers take a bus from London, Victoria Coach Station to Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
        • Most travelers board their plane from London Gatwick Airport and arrive in Brussels Airport.
        • Most travelers board their train from London Waterloo and arrive in Brussels-Midi.

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

        • You can take a bus from London to Brussels with BlaBlaCar Bus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus, Infobus, Ourbus or Eurolines Deutschland. Cheap tickets can be found for $26 (€22) with Ourbus from London to Brussels.
        • You can go to Brussels from London by plane with British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, KLM, SWISS, KLM Cityhopper, Lufthansa Cityline (2), Eurowings, Air Dolomiti, LAER or Air Baltic. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $111 (€96) with British Airways from London to Brussels on Omio.
        • You can travel by train from London to Brussels with Eurostar or Eurostar, and you can find Eurostar London to Brussels tickets for $140 (€121) on Omio.

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

        • You can check for a direct bus to Brussels with FlixBus or Infobus with 2 direct buses per day.
        • You can find 7 direct trains per day to take to Brussels with Eurostar or Eurostar.

        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 journey.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Brussels often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam, Bruges or Berlin. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Brussels itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Brussels and any of these top destinations today!
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