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Birmingham to Brussels by train

The journey from Birmingham to Brussels by train is 290.73 mi and takes 5 hrs 52 mins. There are 16 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:12 and the last at 18:20. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to Brussels by train for as little as £129.23 or as much as £202.16. The best price for this journey is £129.23.

Lowest Price£129.23
Journey Duration5 hrs 52 mins
Connection per Day16
Lowest Price£129.23
Highest Price£202.16
First Departure12:12
Last Departure18:20
Distance290.73 mi
DepartureBirmingham
ArrivalBrussels
CarriersVirgin Trains, Eurostar

Birmingham to Brussels Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 17 Apr 2024

Traveling from Birmingham to Brussels with Virail

Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Birmingham to Brussels. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Birmingham to Brussels?

When you're traveling from Birmingham to Brussels, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £180.81. You might be able to find prices as low as £129.23, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, you can expect to spend around £180.81 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Birmingham to Brussels.

How long is the journey from Birmingham to Brussels by train?

The journey between Birmingham and Brussels by train is approximately 290.73 mi. It will take you more or less 5 hrs 52 mins to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Birmingham and Brussels runs for about 290.73 mi and usually takes approximately 5 hrs 52 mins. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 4 hrs 59 mins. If you are trying to get from Birmingham to Brussels as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do departures from Birmingham to Brussels leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Birmingham at 12:12, and the last departure will leave at 18:20. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Birmingham to Brussels can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Birmingham to Brussels leaving at 12:12. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 18:20.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations can I use on the Birmingham to Brussels route?

You will be able to leave Birmingham by using stations such as Birmingham new street,Five ways,Birmingham, Coach Station,Birmingham moor street. These connect you to stations including Brussels Airport - Zaventem,Brussels - Midi,Brussels Congres,Brussels Central Station,Watermael,Bruxelles Heysel,Brussels, Brussels South (Avenue Fonsny/Eurolines),Brussels - Nord in Brussels. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Birmingham or in Brussels, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Birmingham to Brussels are there every day?

The route from Birmingham to Brussels is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Birmingham 16 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Birmingham to Brussels, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 16 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham to Brussels. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Brussels
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Brussels.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham to Brussels, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Birmingham to Brussels.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Brussels

The cheapest Birmingham - Brussels train tickets can be found for as low as £94.37 if you’re lucky, or £123.69 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £174.60.

Find the best day to travel to Brussels by train

When travelling to Brussels by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Eurostar is a high-speed passenger train service connecting London with several cities in mainland Europe, including Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam. Launched in 1994, Eurostar has since established itself as a popular mode of transportation for leisure and business travelers. With speeds reaching up to 300 km/h, Eurostar trains offer a fast and environmentally-friendly.

Ticket types and facilities from Birmingham to Brussels

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Eurostar when traveling from Birmingham to Brussels.

Standard

Eurostar Standard tickets are for budget-conscious travelers and the most widely available and affordable option. However, they have limited flexibility
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Standard Premier

Eurostar Standard Premier tickets offer a premium economy experience, ideal for work in quiet and comfort, but at a higher cost than Standard. This ticket includes extra legroom, complimentary meals, and access to magazines.
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Business Premier

Business Premier tickets are Eurostar's first-class option with top-level comfort and flexibility, but also the most expensive. With this ticket, you will have spacious seating, delectable meals served at your seat, access to exclusive lounges, and dedicated assistance.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Business Premier travelers and Eurostar™ carte blanche holders enjoy free wi-fi in lounges at select stations. Free wi-fi vouchers are available at Ashford's information desk. All trains also provide free wi-fi, connect via EurostarTrainsWiFi.
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Starting September 2012, a quiet coach option is available for Business and Standard Premier travelers at no extra cost.
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Every seat features UK and European power sockets. Business Premier and Standard Premier also include USB sockets.
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Your Eurostar ticket allows you to take a generous amount of luggage on board with no weight restrictions. You can carry two suitcases and one hand-held item, all labeled properly, as long as they don't exceed 85 cm in length. Baby strollers and pushchairs are allowed on board. You can also bring your bike or musical instrument, which will count as one of your two medium-sized luggage pieces as long as it is in a carrying case under 85 cm in length.
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Assistance for travelers with disabilities or the elderly is available at all stations. The type of assistance varies by location. Pre-booking at least 24 hours in advance is recommended, with a 60-minute prior arrival if not pre-booked.
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Café Métropole aboard Eurostar trains offers discounts for reusable cups. Unsold food is donated to Olio, benefiting London communities. Food in Standard Premier: Standard Premier offers international dishes throughout the day. Breakfast features fruits, pastries, and more until 10:14. After 10:15, enjoy a light meal, dessert, and drinks. Food in Business Premier: Business Premier's menu is curated by Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc OBE. Drinks, from tea to champagne, are available throughout the journey.
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Fresh air is constantly drawn in and filtered throughout the journey.
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Got a musical instrument or guitar under 85 cm? You can include it as part of your luggage on Eurostar. If you have a boxed bike, reserve a spot by reaching out to the Eurostar travel service (available on select trains). Folding and children's bikes under 85 cm are welcome, but they should be in a protective bag. Heads up: e-scooters and hoverboards are a no-go. Plus, you can bring along a pair of skis or a snowboard in addition to your luggage
Services on board Eurostar and Chiltern Railways from Birmingham to Brussels
Compare services on board when travelling from Birmingham to Brussels by train.
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Birmingham to Brussels CO2 Emissions by Train

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32.75kg
Bus
35.09kg
Flight
93.58kg
Car
74.86kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Birmingham to Brussels by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Birmingham and Brussels are 32.75kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Birmingham and Brussels? By taking the train between Birmingham and Brussels you will save 60.83kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.34kg compared to a bus and 42.11kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Birmingham to Brussels?
A train ticket from Birmingham to Brussels is £180.81. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £129.23.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Birmingham to Brussels?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to Brussels is £129.23. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Birmingham and Brussels by train?
Birmingham to Brussels is 290.73 mi.
How long does the train between Birmingham and Brussels take?
Birmingham to Brussels is on average 5 hrs 52 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 59 mins.
Which companies operate from Birmingham to Brussels?
The train journey from Birmingham to Brussels is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Virgin Trains, Eurostar and Chiltern Railways.
How many train connections per day go from Birmingham to Brussels?
Birmingham to Brussels has 16 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Birmingham to Brussels leave?
The earliest train from Birmingham to Brussels departs at 12:12. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Birmingham to Brussels depart?
The latest train from Birmingham to Brussels departs at 18:20. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Birmingham to Brussels in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £129.23 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham to Brussels by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Birmingham and Brussels is 4 hrs 59 mins.
Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Brussels?
Yes, there is a direct train between Birmingham and Brussels.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to Brussels by train?
The train journey from Birmingham to Brussels creates 32.75kg of CO2 emissions.

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