There are 9 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Belgium by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry, plane or tram

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  •  6 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

$170 - $375

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Line 101 bus to Manchester, fly to Charleroi, tram  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 101 bus from Moss Side, Alexandra Park (Old Bus Depot) to Manchester City Centre, Whitworth St West (RITZ)
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Charleroi (CRL) MAN - CRL
  3. Take the tram from JUMET Madeleine to CHARLEROI Beaux-Arts

$28 - $225

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Train via Nottingham  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi

$161 - $346

Bus  •  14 h 14 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 Brussels, Brussels-North station 815 / ...

$35 - $71

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 56 min

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

$256 - $296

Drive, carferry  •  8 h 15 min

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

$110 - $162

Line 101 bus to Manchester, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 101 bus from Moss Side, Alexandra Park (Old Bus Depot) to Manchester City Centre, Whitworth St West (RITZ)
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU) MAN - BRU

$56 - $252

Fly Manchester to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 48 min

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

$91 - $280

Train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels  •  6 h 38 min

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

$102 - $344

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Belgium station. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Rd and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 14 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Belgium is 353 miles.

The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Belgium without a car is to train which takes 6 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Greater Manchester to Belgium, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to Belgium 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 Belgium is to train which takes 6 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 14 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 Belgium bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Belgium is 1 h ahead of Greater Manchester. It is currently 12:25 AM in Greater Manchester and 1:25 AM in Belgium.

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

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Belgium.
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  • Distance: 353.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 3 min

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

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Brussels via Manchester City Centre, University of Mcr, Manchester Piccadilly, London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Gare Du Midi in around 6 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Brussels via Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn), Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London Victoria Coach Station, and London in around 14 h 14 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
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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 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
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
$160 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Tram from JUMET Madeleine to CHARLEROI Beaux-Arts
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
infotec.be
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
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
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 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.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 Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
regiojet.com
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moss Side, Alexandra Park (Old Bus Depot) to Manchester City Centre, Whitworth St West (RITZ)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators

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