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There are 11 ways to get from Belgium to Greater Manchester by plane, bus, train, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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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Fly Brussels to Manchester, line 43 bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Manchester (MAN) BRU - MAN
  2. Take the line 43 bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn to Rusholme Ctr

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Bus  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

$36 - $46

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Fly Charleroi to Manchester, line 43 bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Manchester (MAN) CRL - MAN
  2. Take the line 43 bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn to Rusholme Ctr

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Düsseldorf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Manchester (MAN) DUS - MAN

$87 - $243

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Manchester (MAN) AMS - MAN

$70 - $256

Fly Brussels to Birmingham, train  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Birmingham (BHX) BRU - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly

$100 - $341

Train  •  8 h 34 min

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

$262 - $532

Train, bus  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bruges to London 080
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$130 - $240

Night bus, bus  •  16 h 17 min

  1. Take the night bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to London N815
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Shudehill Interchange M11

$70 - $122

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Greater Manchester

$253 - $295

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 12 min

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

$111 - $163

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The cheapest way to get from Belgium to Greater Manchester is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 11 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belgium to Greater Manchester is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 220€ and takes 6 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belgium to Greater Manchester. However, there are services departing from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord and arriving at Rusholme Ctr via London Victoria Coach Station and Manchester City Centre, Chinatown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 33 min.

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The distance between Belgium and Greater Manchester is 566 km.

The best way to get from Belgium to Greater Manchester without a car is to train which takes 8 h 34 min and costs 220€ - 470€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Belgium to Greater Manchester, including transfers.

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Belgium to Greater Manchester bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord station.

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The best way to get from Belgium to Greater Manchester is to train which takes 8 h 34 min and costs 220€ - 470€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 11 h 33 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Belgium to Greater Manchester.
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  • Distance: 353.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Greater Manchester via Gare Du Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, London Euston, Manchester Piccadilly, and Manchester City Centre, Chinatown in around 8 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Greater Manchester via London, Victoria Green Line Station, London Victoria Coach Station, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, and Manchester City Centre, Chinatown in around 11 h 33 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $320
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurostar
Virgin West Coast Trains
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn to Rusholme Ctr
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges to London
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
regiojet.com
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
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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Greater Manchester is 1 h behind Belgium. It is currently 8:20 AM in Belgium and 7:20 AM in Greater Manchester.

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

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There are 816+ hotels available in Greater Manchester. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Belgium to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 4€ - 18€.

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