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There are 8 ways to get from Aalst to Manchester by train, bus, night bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

£162 - £559

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Bus  •  13h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

£24 - £31

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Train, bus, night bus  •  13h 41m

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bruges to London - Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Manchester City Centre, Corporation Street

£41 - £67

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 52m

  1. Drive from Aalst to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Manchester

£195 - £229

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 19m

  1. Drive from Aalst to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Manchester

£66 - £148

Train to Brussels, fly to Manchester  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Alost / Aalst to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Manchester (MAN) BRU - MAN

£64 - £325

Train to Charleroi, fly to Manchester  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from Alost / Aalst to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Manchester (MAN) CRL - MAN

£52 - £636

Train to Brussels, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Alost / Aalst to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Birmingham (BHX) BRU - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly

£106 - £428

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The cheapest way to get from Aalst to Manchester is to bus which costs 26€ - 35€ and takes 13h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Aalst to Manchester is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 360€ and takes 4h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aalst to Manchester. However, there are services departing from Alost / Aalst and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 47m.

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The distance between Aalst and Manchester is 320 miles.

The best way to get from Aalst to Manchester without a car is to train which takes 5h 47m and costs 170€ - 650€.

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It takes approximately 5h 47m to get from Aalst to Manchester, including transfers.

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Aalst to Manchester train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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The best way to get from Aalst to Manchester is to train which takes 5h 47m and costs 170€ - 650€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 35€ and takes 13h 28m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Manchester is 1h behind Aalst. It is currently 6:49 AM in Aalst and 5:49 AM in Manchester.

Map of how to get from Aalst to Manchester.
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  • Distance: 320.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 47m

What companies run services between Aalst, Belgium and Manchester, England?

You can take a train from Aalst to Manchester via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 5h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aalst to Manchester via Koekelberg Simonis, Simonis, Gare Du Midi, Brussels, Gare du Midi, London, Victoria Green Line Station, and LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station in around 13h 28m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £220
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £330
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£21 - £170
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £380
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£90 - £120
Standard Premier
£130 - £170
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£5 - £8
1st Class
£8 - £12
Train from Alost / Aalst to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £18
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£16 - £18
1st Class
£22 - £25
Train from Alost / Aalst to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£4 - £7
1st Class
£7 - £10
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
RegioJet
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bruges to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Blablabus
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Manchester City Centre, Corporation Street
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£21 - £40
Website
Megabus UK
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

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Aalst to Manchester train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Ethiopian Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines and KLM offer flights from Brussels Airport to Manchester Airport.

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