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Waterloo : Organise Your Trip

Your travel options

There are many ways in which you can organise your trip to the Bicentenary event of the Battle of Waterloo, it all depends on your own requirements and preferences. Several Uks specialists and some general coach tour operators will run trips to the Bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo.

UK Tours Operators

Leger travel
Tel: 01709 833 811

Spirit of Remembrance
Wetham Green,
Tel: +44 1634 233 785

For more UK Battlefield Tours operators please click here


Bed & breakfasts
In Waterloo as everywhere in Wallonia, Bed & Belgium provides the best selections of bed & breakfasts. For more information please click BedandBelgium

For bed and breakfast opportunities in Brussels, please click Bedandbrussels

Logis de Belgique www.logis.be which offers good value welcoming hotels with excellent restaurants. 


Royal Windsor*****
Rue Duquesnoy 5
1000 Brussels

IBIS Brussels Waterloo***
Boulevard Henri Rolin 5A
1410 Waterloo
Email: H3543@accor.com  
Website: Waterloo-ibis

Le 1815 Hotel***
Route du Lion 367-369
1410 Waterloo
Tel: +32 2 387 01 60
Website: www.le1815.be

Le Joli Bois***
Rue Sainte Anne 59 
1410 Waterloo
Tel: +32 2 353 18 18

MARTINS’ Lodge***
Chaussée de Tervuren, 198
1410 Waterloo
Tel: +32 2 352 18 15

MARTINS' Grand Hotel****
Chaussée de Tervuren 198, 
1410 Waterloo
Tel: +32 2 352 1815

Le Côté Vert****
Chaussé de Bruxelles 200 G
1410 Waterloo
Website: www.cotevert.be

MARTIN'S Manoir***
Avenue Hoover 8
1332 Genval (Rixensart)
Tel: +32 2 655 63 11
Email: mdl@martinshotels.com
Website: http://www.martinshotels.com/en/hotel/manoir-du-lac 

Le Relais du Marquis***
Rue de la Planchette 18
1460 Ittre
Tel: +32 67 64 71 71 

Château de Limelette ****
Rue Charles Dubois 87 
1342 Limelette (Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve)
Tel: +32 10 42 19 99

Château du Lac *****
Avenue du Lac 87
1332 Genval (Rixensart)
Tel: +32 2 655 71 11
Email: cdl@martinshotels.com
Website: www.martinshotels.com

Youth Hostel

Youth Hostel generation Hotel
4 Rue de l’Eléphant,
1080 Brussels
Tel. +32 (0)2 410 38 58 
Fax +32 (0)2 410 39 05
Getting to Waterloo

Brussels and Wallonia are easily accessible from various points in the UK by road, air, rail, road and sea. 

By Rail:
Eurostar train from London St-Pancras, Ebbsfleet, or Ashford to Brussels Midi.
Local trains from Brussels Midi, Brussels Central or Brussels North to Waterloo or Braine-L'Alleud railway station.

By road and Sea:
Those wishing to drive over to Belgium will need to travel either by ferry, or by shuttle with Eurotunnel. All relevant contact details can be found below.

Eurotunnel 0844 335 3535 www.eurotunnel.com  
DFDS Seaways 0871 574 7235 www.dfdsseaways.co.uk 
P&O Ferries 0871 664 2121 www.poferries.com
MyFerryLink 0844 248 2100 www.myferrylink.com

By road to Waterloo 

For driving itineraries to Waterloo from Calais Port (France), Dunkerke (France) or from other towns in southern Belgium please see the google map links below

Calais Port (France) to Waterloo http://goo.gl/maps/z2PH1
Dunkerke (France) to Waterloo  http://goo.gl/maps/PT43O  
Lille (France) to Waterloo http://goo.gl/maps/dDWD1 
Brussels to Waterloo http://goo.gl/maps/jFcr0 
Charleroi to Waterloo http://goo.gl/maps/UQDNo 
Tournai - Waterloo  http://goo.gl/maps/UDd8T
Mons - Waterloo http://goo.gl/maps/H8IcI 
Lessines - Waterloo http://goo.gl/maps/zl1as 
Enghien - Waterloo http://goo.gl/maps/7u9Ay 
La Hulpe - Waterloo http://goo.gl/maps/u2RwP 
Wavre - Waterloo http://goo.gl/maps/QhaKJ 
Nivelles - Waterloo http://goo.gl/maps/6XFYA
Villers-La-Ville - Waterloo http://goo.gl/maps/KXD09 
Namur - Waterloo         http://goo.gl/maps/pn04H 
Dinant - Waterloo http://goo.gl/maps/iCbjM 
Rochefort - Waterloo http://goo.gl/maps/uId97 
Liège - Waterloo http://goo.gl/maps/zKrzC 
Spa – Waterloo http://goo.gl/maps/hljqy 
Durbuy – Waterloo http://goo.gl/maps/YQT60 
La Roche-en-Ardenne - Waterloo  http://goo.gl/maps/0K1Zi 
Marche-en-Famenne - Waterloo  http://goo.gl/maps/vUwWp 
Bastogne - Waterloo http://goo.gl/maps/6Pf4m 
Bouillon - Waterloo  http://goo.gl/maps/9VVJ2

By Air

A number of Airlines operate regular services out of Gatwick and Heathrow, as well as from the main regional airports. Most scheduled airlines fly into Brussels Airport, which is situated in Zaventem, 14 kms from Brussels city centre, to which it is connected by a train service that runs every up to 4 times an hour from the train station located at the basement level of the airport terminal. There are also direct train services to the rest of the Belgium. Flight and departure information is available by calling +32 2 753 77 53 from 7 am to 10 pm (8pm on Saturday and Sunday) or on www.brusselsairport.be 

Some airlines from the UK (Ryanair) also use Charleroi-Brussels South  Airport which lies 46 kms south of Brussels. A Brussels City Shuttle coach service to Brussels Midi station runs every half-hour with a journey time of approximately 1 hour. Tickets cost 14 Euros each way if booked online via www.brussels-city-shuttle.com or can be purchased at the dedicated counter outside the airport terminal or at the ticket machines inside the terminal. 

Alternatively, you can get the “bus A” from the airport to Charleroi-Sud train station (5.00 euros each way) from where you can catch a train to Brussels. For more information you can call Charleroi Airport on +32 7 815 27 22 or visit www.charleroi-airport.com 

More information can also be obtained from the individual airlines below. Please check call charges with the operators themselves.

Uk transporters:
British Airways 0844 493 0787 www.britishairways.com 
Brussels Airlines   0905 60 95 609 www.brusselsairlines.co.uk
Ryanair   0871 246 0000 www.ryanair.com 
BMi (British Midlands) 0870 607 0555 www.flybmi.com 
Easy Jet 0843 104 5000 www.easyjet.com

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