There are 9 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Brussels 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  •  5 h 54 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

$178 - $373

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus

$34 - $46

7 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  16 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester to Brussels, Brussels-North station 1920

$48 - $83

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

$260 - $300

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h

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

$111 - $162

Bus to Manchester, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 29 min

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

$71 - $252

Bus to Manchester, fly to Charleroi  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Moss Side, Claremont Rd/Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd/Hulme St (The Dancehouse)
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Charleroi (CRL) MAN - CRL

$41 - $240

Fly Manchester to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 15 min

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

$102 - $290

Train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels  •  6 h 35 min

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

$117 - $355

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

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Brussels via Manchester City Centre, Fairfield St/Piccadilly Stn (Railway Bridge), Manchester Piccadilly, London Euston, and London St. Pancras International in around 5 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Brussels via Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Dickinson St (Hotel), Manchester, London Victoria Coach Station, and London in around 12 h 12 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
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
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 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
$70 - $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
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 - $240
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
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
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
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
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moss Side, Claremont Rd/Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd/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, 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

The distance between Greater Manchester and Brussels is 534 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Brussels is to bus and fly which takes 4 h 29 min and costs £50 - £190.

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

It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Greater Manchester to Brussels, including transfers.