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There are 10 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Antwerp by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry, plane or shuttle

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  •  7 h 3 min

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

$186 - $412

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Bus  •  14 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Antwerp Ouibus

$34 - $47

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Train, bus  •  15 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Stockport to Oxford
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, Speedwell Street to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station X90
  3. Take the bus from London to Antwerp 814

$112 - $177

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

$256 - $300

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 18 min

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

$111 - $162

Fly Manchester to Brussels  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU) MAN - BRU

$71 - $253

Fly Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5 h 37 min

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

$86 - $276

Fly Manchester to Charleroi, shuttle  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Charleroi (CRL) MAN - CRL
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport to Crowne Plaza Antwerpen

$53 - $250

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

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

$117 - $345

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7 h 4 min

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

$110 - $363

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Antwerp is to bus which costs £26 - £40 and takes 14 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Antwerp is to fly which costs £50 - £200 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Chorlton upon Medlock, Cambridge St and arriving at Antwerp via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 58 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Antwerp is 321 miles.

The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 7 h 3 min and costs £140 - £320.

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Greater Manchester to Antwerp, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Antwerp is to train which takes 7 h 3 min and costs £140 - £320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £40 and takes 14 h 58 min, you could also fly, which costs £50 - £200 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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

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Greater Manchester to Antwerp bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Antwerp station.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 321.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

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

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Antwerp via Manchester City Centre, Hulme St, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly, London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 7 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Antwerp via Manchester City Centre, Chinatown, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London Victoria Coach Station, and London in around 14 h 58 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $320
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$18 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Oxford
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
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
$171
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
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Bus operators
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.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 London to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, Speedwell Street to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 London to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
My Super Shuttle
Email
info@mysupershuttle.be
Website
mysupershuttle.be
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Crowne Plaza Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
mysupershuttle.be
Ferry operators

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Antwerp is 1 h ahead of Greater Manchester. It is currently 8:32 AM in Greater Manchester and 9:32 AM in Antwerp.

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

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There are 446+ hotels available in Antwerp. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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