The international short-haul flight route from London (LON) to Brussels (BRU) is a popular choice for tourists as well as business travellers in the United Kingdom. Brussels is the location of many EU institutions, the route is therefore an important communication link within the European Union. A direct flight is operated by Brussels Airlines in a flight time of only 1 hour and 10 minutes.Of the 5 airports in London, British Airways and Brussels Airlines currently both fly from Heathrow Airport. Scheduled non-stop services are presently not being operated from the other London airports.The distance between the capital of the United Kingdom and the capital city of Belgium comprises approximately 360 miles by road.
Since this route is not served by low cost carriers, passengers are strongly advised to purchase their air ticket well in advance of the date of travel. Last-minute tickets will usually be a lot more expensive than an air ticket that is booked well in advance of the date of departure and seats may also sell out quickly.
The destination airport, Brussels Airport, is located 7 miles north east of the Belgian capital city. Onward travel from the airport to Brussels city centre is available from the airport's own train station: Brussels National Airport railway station. Trains serve Brussels as well as many other cities in Belgium, with at least three trains an hour going to Brussels. Brussels second airport, Brussels South Charleroi Airport, is used mainly by no frills carriers, but is not currenty served by airlines from London airports.