Brussels to Cardiff by train

  • First train
    06:56
  • Last train
    20:22
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 51m
  • Distance
    528 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    11
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 56m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Brussels to Cardiff by train

Fast trains from Brussels to Cardiff take around 4 hours and 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 528 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brussels and Cardiff.

1. Are there direct trains from Brussels to Cardiff?

Journeys between Brussels and Cardiff usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Brussels to Cardiff 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 9 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Brussels to Cardiff?

The Brussels to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Brussels to Cardiff train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Brussels around 06:56 and the last train is around 20:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brussels around 07:56, and the last at 19:56.

When to book Brussels to Cardiff train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 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 Brussels to Cardiff by train.

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Which train companies operate between Brussels and Cardiff?

More than one train company operates on the route from Brussels to Cardiff, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurostar
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Cardiff to Brussels by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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