There are 10 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Antwerp by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Stockport to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Antwerpen Centraal Tha

$191 - $436

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Antwerp Londres > Bruges > Anvers > Utrecht > Amsterdam Centre - Sloterdijk / ...

$36 - $48

8 alternative options

Bus, train  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Manchester to Brussels, Brussels-North station 1920
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Antwerpen Centraal Intercity

$55 - $94

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 59 min

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

$268 - $312

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 3 min

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

$113 - $167

Line 44 bus to Manchester, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 44 bus from Moss Side, Lloyd St South/Claremont Rd to Manchester City Centre, Oxford St/Gt Bridgewater St (Palace Theatre)
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU) MAN - BRU

$73 - $255

Fly Manchester to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 32 min

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

$92 - $281

Line 44 bus to Manchester, fly to Charleroi  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 44 bus from Moss Side, Lloyd St South/Claremont Rd to Manchester City Centre, Oxford St/Gt Bridgewater St (Palace Theatre)
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Charleroi (CRL) MAN - CRL

$56 - $252

Train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels  •  7 h 10 min

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

$124 - $362

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Amsterdam (AMS) LBA - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol (Airport) to Antwerpen Centraal

$122 - $375

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

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Antwerp via Levenshulme, Albert Rd/Levenshulme Stn (Chemist), Levenshulme, Stockport, London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Bruxelles-Midi in around 6 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Antwerp via Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Dickinson St (Hotel), Manchester, London Victoria Coach Station, and London in around 12 h 38 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $320
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Stockport to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $95
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $210
Premier
$170 - $250
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$183
Website
eurotunnel.com
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Manchester to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Moss Side, Lloyd St South/Claremont Rd to Manchester City Centre, Oxford St/Gt Bridgewater St (Palace Theatre)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
manct.org
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Greater Manchester to Antwerp?

The distance between Greater Manchester and Antwerp is 514 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Antwerp?

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Antwerp is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 12 h 38 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Greater Manchester to Antwerp?

The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Antwerp is to line 44 bus and fly which takes 4 h 46 min and costs £50 - £190.

Is there a direct bus between Greater Manchester and Antwerp?

No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Yew Tree Rd/Horton Rd and arriving at Antwerp via Manchester and London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 38 min.

How long does it take to get from Greater Manchester to Antwerp?

It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Greater Manchester to Antwerp, including transfers.