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

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Train  •  6h 2m

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

£134 - £286

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Train to Charleroi, fly to Manchester  •  5h 28m

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

£33 - £187

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  14h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Lille 380 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St

£74 - £107

Bus  •  15h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to London 814
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Shudehill Interchange M11

£46 - £79

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

£194 - £228

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 3m

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

£81 - £122

Train to Brussels, fly to Manchester  •  4h 23m

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

£49 - £193

Train to Brussels, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6h 42m

  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

£79 - £267

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aalst to Manchester is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 220€ and takes 5h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Aalst to Manchester is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aalst to Manchester station. However, there are services departing from Aalst Vredeplein and arriving at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St via Gent Sint-Pietersstation perron 15, Ghent, Lille and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 25m.

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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/Midi and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 2m.

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The distance between Aalst and Manchester is 512 km.

The best way to get from Aalst to Manchester without a car is to train which takes 6h 2m and costs 150€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 6h 2m to get from Aalst to Manchester, including transfers.

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Aalst to Manchester bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ghent station.

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

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The best way to get from Aalst to Manchester is to train which takes 6h 2m and costs 150€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 15h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Aalst to Manchester.
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  • Distance: 320.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 2m

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

You can take a train from Aalst to Manchester via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, London St. Pancras International, and London Euston in around 6h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aalst to Manchester via Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters, Gent Sint-Pietersstation perron 15, Gent Dampoort perron 9, Ghent, London, and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 15h 32m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £440
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £410
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£19 - £240
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £280
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
£90 - £400
Train operators
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
£50 - £150
Premier
£120 - £180
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
eurotunnel.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Alost / Aalst to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £18
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
£15 - £18
1st Class
£22 - £24
Train from Alost / Aalst to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
£4 - £7
1st Class
£6 - £10
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £45
First Anytime Day Single
£40 - £65
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Lille
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ghent to London
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£18 - £30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Book at
National Express
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Aalst to Manchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Manchester is 1h behind Aalst. It is currently 11:05 AM in Aalst and 10:05 AM in Manchester.

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

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

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