Cheap Train Tickets to Brussels

Trains to Brussels: Overview

Main Train Stations Brussels Central Station, Brussels Midi, Brussels-South Railway Station  
Main Departing Point from the UK London St Pancras Int
Popular Destinations in Europe Paris, Brussels, Bruges, Amsterdam
Nearest Coach Station Eurolines Brussels Coach Station
Avg Train Ticket Price £ 39.50
Train Companies
  • Eurostar
  • SNCB
  • SNCF
  • Thalys
  • More


Brussels is easily accessible by train from the UK, with high-speed Eurostar services running regularly from London St Pancras station. Eurostar trains are by far the easiest and quickest way to travel from the UK to Brussels, with very reasonably priced tickets available to early bookers. The journey takes just under 2 hours, with travellers arriving at Brussels Midi, just outside central Brussels. The city's excellent metro system will whisk you from there to the heart of the city in minutes.

 


Main Companies and Routes for Trains to Brussels

Train Company Route Price
Eurostar
  • From £61
  • From £25
SNCF
  • From £12
  • From £6
  • From £8
  • From £4
  • From £8
Thalys
  • From £25
  • li>From £40
  • li>From £25
 

Trains to Brussels: Train Operating Companies & Ticket Information


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Which train companies run trains to Brussels? SNCB, Eurostar, Thalys and more.

When are the first and last trains into Brussels? The first trains into Brussels arrive at about 5:00 a.m. while the last trains into Brussels are in the early morning.

How long is the train from London to Brussels? The journey time on the Eurostar between London and Brussels can range from 2 hours to 2 hours and 10 minutes.

Tips for booking cheap trains to Brussels


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How far in advance to book trains to Brussels? The prices for trains to Brussels tend to increase the closer to your journey you book. Ideally to get the chepest train tickets, try to book 90 days in advanced.

How much are train tickets to Brussels? Prices for trains to Brussels differ depending on the point of departure The average cost of the Eurostar train to Brussels from London is around £100.


Trains to Brussels: Station Information and Travel to the city centre


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What are the main stations in Brussels? There are two main train stations in Brussels. Brussels-South, also known as Brussels-Midi station, Gare du Midi or Zuidstation, is located in the south of the city. Good connections can be found from here to European destinations as well as other cities in Belgium. Major rail providers and trains serving this station include Thalys, TGV, Eurocity, Eurostar, ICE, and Intercity.

The second station is Brussels-North which is one of the three biggest stations in the capital. It welcomes trains from all over Europe and is well connected to the Brussels Public transports network. The main rail provider for the station is SNCB. The station is part of the "Centre des Communications Nord" or North Communications Center which links it to: tramways 3, 4, 25, 31, 32, and 55, buses 14, 15, 57, 58 and 61, Eurolines and De Lijn bus terminals, and a taxi station.

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Getting the train to Brussels: Station & Journey Information

St.Pancras Train Station

Where can I buy Eurostar trains tickets to Brussels?

  • On the Eurostar website, or here with GoEuro, online or with the app.

  • Address: Euston Rd, Kings Cross, London N1C 4QP, UK.
  • Opening hours: 00:00am - 00:00am.
  • Connecting buses: 10, 73, 46, 214.
  • Metro lines: Victoria-Blue Line, Northern Line, Bakerloo line, Piccadilly line, Hammersmith City Line, Circle Line, Metropolitan Line.
  • National lines: East Midlands Trains have connecting service to St. Pancras International from Sheiffeld and Leicester.

Eurostar trains to Brussels all depart from St. Pancras International close to the city centre. It's easy to reach the station from any part of London thanks to excellent links on London Underground which sees Northern, Bakerloo, Piccadilly, Victoria, Hammersmith & City and District and Circle line trains stopping at Kings Cross/St. Pancras. Local buses also serve the station, including the 10 and 73 from the West End and there are night bus services all through the night. Taxis will also take passengers to the station from any part of London.

 

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Eurostar Information

  • Ticket office opening hours: Monday to Friday - 04:45am until 22:00pm. Saturday - 05:30 until 22:00. Sunday & bank holidays 07:00-22:00.
  • Where to check-in: lower level of St.Pancras station.
  • Connecting buses: 10, 73, 46, 214.
  • Travel documents needed: valid passport or a national identity card (EEA citizens and Swiss nationals).
  • Travelling with children and babies: children and babies must have their own valid travel documentation.
  • Extra information: if you are married but your passport only has your maiden name, then it may be best to bring a copy of your marriage certificate when you're checking-in.
 

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Brussels Midi Train Station

  • Address: Avenue Fonsny 47B, 1060 Brussel, Belgium.
  • Opening hours: 05:30am until 12:30am.
  • Connecting buses: 134, 116, 117, 118, 134, 136, 137, 140, 141, 142, 144, 145, 170 and 171.
  • Metro lines: Line 2 and 6.
  • Tram lines: 3, 4, 31, 32, 33, 81, 82, 83 and 51.

The Eurostar train to Brussels arrives at Brussels Midi Train Station, also known as Brussels-Zuid. The station serves a connection hub for both national and international connections. It's easy to get to any area of Brussels with bus, metro and tram connections available at the station.Taxis are readily available from the station concourse and can whisk travellers to any destination.

 



Trains to Brussels: Onwards travel information

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With three main stations located in Brussels, the Belgian capital is an inevitable travel hub for passengers travelling throughout Europe. Trains to Brussels offer further connections to European cities such as Lille, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Hannover, Berlin and Rotterdam. It is important for those changing trains in Brussels to check if the connecting train is departing from a different station.

Passengers travelling to Brussels International airport arriving at Brussels Midi/Zuid will be able to take the IC regional train. Passengers travelling to Brussels South Charleroi airport can also catch the train directly to Charleroi South. From here there will be a bus that will complete the journey at Brussels South Charleroi airport.

Attractions in Brussels

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Brussels divine diversity offers visitors and business travellers alike a fine assortment of attractions. One must start at the citys' Grand Place, a medieval market square, home to stunning gothic architecture and city hall. From here you can explore nearby sights such as Mannekin Pis, Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and Rue de l'Amigo,waffle in hand of course.


 

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Trains to Brussels

via Charleroi Sud Bruxelles-Midi
duration: 00:53 hrs
Departure
first: 22:24
last: 05:24
Arrival
earliest: 23:18
last: 06:17
  • Charleroi Sud
  • Bruxelles-Midi

Offers:

20/05/2016 22:24 - 23:18 £8.03
03/06/2016 05:24 - 06:17 £8.03