There are 10 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 2 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

$181 - $376

Cheapest option

Bus to Manchester, fly to Charleroi, tram  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse)
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Charleroi (CRL) MAN - CRL
  3. Take the tram from Jumet Madeleine to Charleroi Beaux-Arts

$28 - $224

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Train via Nottingham  •  8 h 13 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

$138 - $351

Bus  •  13 h 8 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 City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus

$37 - $49

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

$258 - $298

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 15 min

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

$110 - $162

Bus to Manchester, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse)
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU) MAN - BRU

$56 - $251

Bus to Manchester, fly to Antwerp, line 9 tram  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse)
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Antwerp (ANR) MAN - ANR
  3. Take the line 9 tram from Berchem Station perron 13 to Antwerpen Premetrostation Meir

$110 - $448

Bus to Manchester, fly to Ostend, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse)
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Ostend (OST) MAN - OST
  3. Take the train from Ostende to Bruges

$56 - $342

Train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels  •  6 h 30 min

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

$102 - $354

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Belgium is to bus which costs £27 - £40 and takes 13 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Belgium is to bus and fly which costs £40 - £190 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Belgium is 353 miles.

It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Greater Manchester to Belgium, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Brussels via Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly Stn (Railway Bridge), Manchester Piccadilly, London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Gare Du Midi in around 6 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Brussels via Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St (Hotel), Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London Victoria Coach Station, London, Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, and Gare Du Midi in around 13 h 8 min.

Airlines
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $320
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Manchester to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $450
Flights from Manchester to Ostend
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Antwerp via Southend
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $170
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
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 3 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
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $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
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Tram from Jumet Madeleine to Charleroi Beaux-Arts
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
infotec.be
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Tram from Berchem Station perron 13 to Antwerpen Premetrostation Meir
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Ostende to Bruges
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $12
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Moss Side, Claremont Rd to Manchester City Centre, Gt Bridgewater St (Palace Theatre)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
manct.org
Ferry operators

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