Getting To Flanders
Getting to Flanders

By Train

  • London

Eurostar links London and Brussels in 1 hour and 51 minutes. The train departs/arrives in Brussels South station and arrives/departs from St. Pancras International Terminal in London. There are up to nine departures per day.

Reserve a seat on the Eurostar: Rail Europe or B-Europe.
Read more about extra facilities and services on Eurostar for disabled passengers.

  •   Paris

The Thalys connects Paris with Brussels in 85 minutes. Twenty-five Thalys trains depart every day. The train departs/arrives in Brussels South station and arrives/departs from Paris North station or Charles De Gaulle airport.

Reserve a seat on the Thalys in advance: Rail Europe or B-Europe.
Read more about extra facilities and services on Thalys for disabled passengers.

  • Amsterdam

The Thalys connects Brussels with Amsterdam in 1 hour and 52 minutes.
Reserve a seat on the Thalys in advance: Rail Europe or B-Europe.

Read more about extra facilities and services on Thalys for disabled passengers.

By Airplane

  • Antwerp (Antwerp Airport)

Read more about travelling with reduced mobility on Antwerp Airport.

  • Charleroi-Gosselies (Brussels South Airport)

Read more about travelling with a reduced mobility on Brussels South Airport.
Please note: the information is only available in French.

  •   Liège (Liège Airport)

Read more about asking for assistance on Liège Airport.

  • Ostend-Bruges (Ostend Airport)

Read more about travelling with a reduced mobility on Ostend Airport.

  • Zaventem (Brussels Airport)

Read more about travelling with a reduced mobility on Brussels Airport. 

Useful website: You can find more recommendations on the English-language website www.flying-with-disability.org. The website also explains your rights as a passenger and procedures for lodging a complaint.

By Ferry

Travelling to Flanders by ferry is easy and relaxing, with frequent departures, and the chance to enjoy a meal, do a little shopping – or just enjoy the cruise!

  • P&O Ferries - 08716 64 21 21

P&O sails from Dover to Calais in about 90 minutes, as well as offering a daily overnight service from Hull straight into Flanders at Zeebrugge (just 11 miles north of Bruges)
Read more about travelling with a reduced mobility on P&O Ferries.

  • DFDS Seaways - 0871 574 7235

DFDS Seaways sails from Dover to both Calais and Dunkirk. The services to Calais take 90 minutes, and to Dunkirk, the journey time is around 2 hours. From Dunkirk, you’re just a few miles from the border with Flanders, and around 45 minutes’ drive from the centre of Ypres.
Read more about travelling with a reduced mobility on DFDS Seaways.

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