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London to Brussels Central by train

It takes an average of 13h 19m to travel from London to Brussels Central by train, over a distance of around 197 miles (318 km). There are normally 24 trains per day travelling from London to Brussels Central and tickets for this journey start from $75 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 23m
PriceFrom $75
Distance197 miles (318 km)
Frequency24 trains per day
First train11:04
Last train20:30
Departure stationLondon
Arrival stationBrussels Central
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsRegiojet, Union Ivkoni (Bus), Eurostar, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus

London to Brussels Central train times

Check out the next trains departing from London to Brussels Central for Wednesday Jun 16th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:04 13:27 2h 23m, 1 change
19:36 11:06 15h 30m, 5 changes
19:36 11:12 15h 36m, 4 changes
19:36 12:12 16h 36m, 3 changes
20:30 11:06 14h 36m, 6 changes
20:30 11:12 14h 42m, 5 changes
20:30 12:12 15h 42m, 4 changes
11:04 13:27 2h 23m, 1 change
19:36 11:06 15h 30m, 5 changes
19:36 11:12 15h 36m, 4 changes

Eurostar trains from London to Bruxelles-Central

You can travel from London to Bruxelles-Central on Eurostar trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed train service that links London to Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and the rest of Europe at speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). All Eurostar trains have modern, comfortable facilities, plenty of room for luggage, and onboard food and beverage car. There are three comfort classes on offer – Standard, Standard Premier (equivalent to Premium Economy, with light refreshments served), and Business Premier (equivalent to First or Business Class, with flexible travel options, priority boarding, lounge access and delicious food and drink included).

Cheap train tickets from London to Brussels Central

The price of train tickets from London to Brussels Central starts at $75 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from London to Brussels Central by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for London to Brussels Central

Want to know more about your journey from London to Brussels Central? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from London to Brussels Central take?

The average journey time by train between London and Brussels Central is 13 hours and 19 minutes, with around 24 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between London and Brussels Central by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London to Brussels Central is 2 hours and 23 minutes.

How much does the train from London to Brussels Central cost?

Train tickets from London to Brussels Central can start from as little as $75 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from London to Brussels Central?

No, there are no direct train services from London to Brussels Central. Travelling from London to Brussels Central by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from London to Brussels Central leave?

The first train from London to Brussels Central leaves at 11:04. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London to Brussels Central leave?

The last train from London to Brussels Central leaves at 20:30. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between London and Brussels Central by train?

Trains travelling from London to Brussels Central cover a distance of around 197 miles (318 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Brussels Central to London.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for London to Brussels Central for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/16/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 07/05/2021 for travel on 07/05/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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