Edinburgh to Brussels by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Edinburgh to Brussels by train
Fast trains from Edinburgh to Brussels take around 7 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 757 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Edinburgh and Brussels.
1. Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Brussels?
Journeys between Edinburgh and Brussels usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Edinburgh to Brussels every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 19 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Edinburgh to Brussels?
The Edinburgh to Brussels train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Edinburgh to Brussels train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Brussels is usually scheduled to depart Edinburgh around 05:40 and the last train is around 23:40.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Edinburgh around 06:26, and the last at 23:15.
What's the Edinburgh to Brussels train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Edinburgh to Brussels are $90.80.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $176 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $342. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Edinburgh to Brussels train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Edinburgh to Brussels by train.
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Which train companies operate between Edinburgh and Brussels?
More than one train company operates on the route from Edinburgh to Brussels, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Brussels to Edinburgh by train