London to Belarus by bus
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Bus connection from London to Belarus, basic info
The European coach network Eurolines operates a coach line between the UK and Belarus. The stops in the United Kingdom include London Victoria Coach Station and Dover.
In the UK coaches to Belarus start in London, but passengers must change coach in Dusseldorf. Upon arrival to Vilnius in Lithuania, passengers will have to transfer to another coach. From Vilnius are convenient Eurolines’ connections to Minsk and Ashmyany (Asmena).
The coach ride between London and Belarus is long and takes approximately 48 hours. The coaches go mostly overnight, but the modern design of Eurolines’ coaches and comfortable seats guarantee a pleasant stay on board. The travel time is two hours less from Dover. There are up to four coaches per week in each direction between London and Belarus. For exact timetable see infobus website. The cheapest way to travel to Belarus is the coach. If you are on a tight budget, then taking the coach can offer some incredible cost savings.
While providing excellent fares some of these coach companies featured offering a very high-quality service - you can expect reclining seats, extra hold luggage, free wifi, sometimes they offer you free tea or coffee and you also have power sockets at each seat.
It is recommended to book tickets online in advance at least several days before departure. A one-way ticket from London to Belarus starts from £101. Discounts for children, students, and people over 60 are also available. If you book early and your travel dates and times are flexible, you may get a “promo.” Booking early is highly recommended because the coach service between London and Belarus is very popular and the coaches are fully booked on some days. Note that timetables and fares are subject to change and EuropeBus can't guarantee the accuracy of this information.
In my opinion, unique, unusual nature rich in impenetrable forests, scenic hills, clear water in lakes and rivers. In vast areas of forest and wetlands, it's easier to find bison, wild boar or deer than humans. Remarkable is the lack of commercialism in Belarus, only picturesque wooden villages, folk art and friendly people.
Useful guides: Lonely Planet Publications
Useful links to coach timetables & fares
How to buy tickets & some helpful information
- How to buy coach tickets for Eurolines services online?
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- How is the journey from London to Belarus by Eurolines?
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- Get a travel insurance for the journey to Belarus
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The Eurolines coach network is an inexpensive way to travel through Europe. Eurolines coaches have different categories, from Standard class to Business class and they go everywhere. You can reserve seats in advance on the internet.
Eurolines is a coalition of independent bus and coach companies that operate under one brand name. They serve the majority of European countries, reaching hundreds of destinations across Europe from Ireland to Russia and from Norway to Portugal. Some also serve Turkey and Morocco. Eurolines coaches are comfortable and upscale.
You can reserve a seat online, If your journey begins from the UK or Belarus, you just go on the infobus web page. The Eurolines offices are usually located inside the long distance bus stations, but it can also be a travel agent in the city.
Trains & airlines from the UK to Belarus
If our information is insufficient for you to convince you to travel by coach, or simply you don’t like this transportation arrangement then we encourage you to take advantage of rail or flight services. If you want to travel from the UK to Belarus or vice versa by train we suggest you visit the Voyages-sncf website, while good flights between Britain and Belarus are recommended on the Budget Air’s website
Rail services in Europe are fast, frequent and convenient. Tickets can be bought in advance easily via a train reservation service available at Voyages-sncf.com
Regular European air link services can be checked and booked at www.budgetair.co.uk. Flights connections are available to various destinations in Europe and worldwide.
To Belarus by coach, see current international timetables & fares
|Coach times valid until 31/10/2017||Departing|
|Eurolines service number||▼||160/203/491|
|Days of operation||▼||W,Fr,Sa,Su|
|Period(s) of operation||▼||-|
|Eurolines coach stops||▼||▼|
|LONDON, Victoria Coach Stn||Dep.||21:30|
|DOVER, Eurolines, Check-in, Eastern Docks||Dep.
|CHANNEL CROSSING BY||▼||FERRY|
|Transit via France and Belgium. Arrival on the next day.
|DUSSELDORF, Interchange only||Arr.||11:00 ©|
|DUSSELDORF, Interchange only||Dep.||11:15|
|Transit via Poland and Lithuania. Arrival on the next day.|
|VILNIUS, LT, Interchange only||Arr.||14:30 ©|
|VILNIUS, LT, Interchange only||Dep.||18:05
|ASHMYANY, BR, Asmena||Arr.||20:00
|MINSK BR, (Centralnyj) Bus Station
Belarus to London by bus
|Coach times valid until 31/10/2017||Returning|
|Eurolines service number||▼||491/203/160|
|Days of operation||▼||M,T,Th,Sa|
|Period(s) of operation||▼||-|
|Eurolines coach stops||▼||▼|
|MINSK BR, (Centralnyj) Bus Station||Dep.||7:20|
|ASHMYANY, BR, Asmena||Dep.||9:20|
|KAUNAS, LT, Interchange only||Arr.||13:20 ©|
|KAUNAS, LT, Interchange only||Dep.||16:15|
|Transit via Lithuania and Poland. Arrival on the next day.|
|DUSSELDORF, Interchange only||Arr.||15:45 ©|
|DUSSELDORF, Interchange only||Dep.||17:45|
|Transit via France and Belgium. Arrival on the next day.|
|CHANNEL CROSSING BY||▼||FERRY|
|DOVER, Eurolines, Check-in, Eastern Docks||Arr.||3:30|
|LONDON, Victoria Coach Stn||Arr.||5:45|
M = Monday, T= Tuesday, W = Wednesday, Th = Thursday, Fr = Friday, Sa = Saturday, Su = Sunday, n = Daily except...
The following table shows the coach fares from London to Belarusian cities.
|London & Dover to:
|ASHMYANY, BR, Asmena||
from 101,-€ /
from 202,-€ /
|MINSK BR, (Centralnyj) Bus Station||
from 214,-€ /
Age categories: Children: 4-11 years, Youth: 12-25 years, Seniors: 60+ years.
Use the special journey planner form InfoBus, you can check in here. Anyone from any country can buy tickets this way. Do a dry run first to check prices and availability before booking for real.
Open the special journey planner and book from London to Belarus and back looking for the direct coach with 0 changes. The search results will also show cheap savings fares (if they will be available) or standard fares. You pay by debit or credit card and print out your own tickets. Easy! The prices shown are in GBP, EuropeBus recommends registering when it asks you before completing the purchase. Here is a video tutorial how to book tickets online
Transport from London to Belarus is carried out with traditional Eurolines’ vehicles. All Eurolines’ coaches have on-board toilet and washroom facilities, reclining seats and air-conditioning as standard.
Sometimes the coach that picks you up from your departure point has only the final destination displayed on the front windscreen. This is because the majority of Eurolines routes include multiple stops and it would be impractical to display every stop on the front windscreen. Also, you may have booked a journey which requires a change of coach. In both examples, please ask the driver to confirm that his/her coach is going to the destination stated on your ticket.
Eurolines put the safety and comfort of passengers first, so the vehicles are equipped with a large number of safeguards. The operators are using modern vehicles with large panoramic windows and increased legroom.
Eurolines coach services depart from Victoria Coach Station in London which is located close to Victoria Underground and bus stations. Eurolines coaches arrive at the main bus terminals in Belarus.
The carrier provides service to any person who has purchased a ticket. The number of tickets for the designated route is limited to the number of seats. Having valid ticket guarantees you use of the service (seat on the coach), however, it does not reserve any particular place.
Single and return tickets (with the indicated date and time) are for a specific journey, you cannot miss the departure because you will lose the ticket.
Best to buy tickets well in advance. Eurolines has many discounts for those who decide to purchase tickets in advance. Constant, although a slight discount is provided for youth, elderly and disabled people. Up to 50% discount is provided for children. Unless you get a good promotional fare (mostly the FunFare ticket), return fares are much cheaper than two single fares each way.
- Before leaving home for your Eurolines service, check you have packed all documents and items needed for your journey, especially your ticket, passport (sometimes it is enough to travel with ID card) and if your journey requires a special visa to enter or transit.
- Arrive at the Victoria Coach Station in London at least one hour before the departure time, as check-in proceedings are quite lengthy. Customers need to check-in at the Eurolines check-in office located adjacent to Gate 19. Check-in commences one hour before departure and closes 15 minutes before to enable all customers to board and to ensure a prompt departure.
- Your luggage should be marked tags bearing the name, address, and telephone. Please weigh your luggage at home.
- Never accept other person's luggage for transport! Should you notice any luggage left unattended, never touch it! Report the fact to the station’s service staff immediately. Never leave your luggage unattended!
- When approaching the check-in desk, have your passport and ticket ready. This will streamline the procedure.
- Border control & customs: When going through security check, place all metal items such as keys, watches, belts with large buckles, mobile phones, walkmans, small change etc in the boxes, and place them on the conveyor belt of the X-ray machine together with your hand luggage & suitcases. It is advisable to place your overcoats in the boxes. This will streamline and facilitate security control.
- If needed, remember to take your doctor’s certificates.
Check-in at London Victoria Coach Station
You need to check-in at the Eurolines check-in office located adjacent to Gate 19. Check in commences one hour before departure and closes 15 minutes before to enable all customers to board and to ensure a prompt departure. You should have your passports and other travel documents ready for inspection at check-in. A boarding card for each customer and luggage labels will be issued and customers will be advised from which gate their coach will leave. Check in time at other UK departure points is 30 minutes before departure. If the office for check-in is already closed, check-in takes place directly on the coach.
Check-in at Belarus
You must check-in no later than 30 minutes before the departure time stated on your ticket. Check-in closes 15 minutes before departure.
If there’s no office for check-in, then check-in takes place directly on the coach. Services returning to London arrive in Victoria Coach Station’s Arrivals terminal, customers making onward coach connections will need to cross the street to the Departures terminal
This route involves a sea crossing which, depending on which service you are on, will either by Eurotunnel or by ferry (check timetables for specific information). On arrival at the ferry port or Eurotunnel, terminal customers will be required to disembark from the coach and pass through both UK and destination country Border Control offices and show their Passports. Normally customers are not required to be accompanied by their luggage, however occasionally Border Control officials do require customers to take their own luggage with them.
|Channel ferry crossing ▶▶▶||Watch video||Channel tunnel crossing ▶▶▶||Watch video|
Refreshment stops are taken periodically throughout the journey providing the opportunity for refreshment and shipping services used by Eurolines provide a range of shops, restaurants and other facilities.
Carriage of luggage
All Eurolines customers must label their luggage which will be loaded into the hold of the coach and will normally remain there until arrival at the destination or interchange point. The coach driver will load and unload customers’ luggage but customers are responsible for seeing their own luggage onto and off the coach on which they are traveling.
The luggage allowance to Belarus is one medium sized suitcase per customer, weighing no more than 20 kilograms. In addition, each passenger is entitled to carry 1 piece of hand luggage. Its size shouldn’t cause a problem with placing on the shelf above the head or under the passenger seat. Additional luggage may be carried subject to space at a cost of £1 per kilo.
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