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There are 10 ways to get from Rossendale to Belgium by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil

186€ - 629€

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  14h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Brussels

26€ - 34€

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Train via Leeds  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil

149€ - 622€

Bus  •  16h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester to London Victoria Coach Station Uk023 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi RegioJet

30€ - 45€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 23m

  1. Drive from Rossendale to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Brussels

227€ - 263€

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 53m

  1. Drive from Rossendale to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Brussels

148€ - 256€

Bus to Manchester, fly to Brussels  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Rawtenstall, Bus station to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton Street
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU) MAN - BRU

Bus to Manchester, fly to Charleroi  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Rawtenstall, Bus station to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton Street
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Charleroi (CRL) MAN - CRL

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

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

88€ - 355€

Bus to Manchester, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Rawtenstall, Bus station to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton Street
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) MAN - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central

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International entry into Belgium from United Kingdom

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Vatican, San Marino, Andorra, Monaco, Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Cyprus

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Iceland, Portugal, Malta, Denmark, Finland and Norway
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Rules to follow in Belgium

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No, entry into Belgium from United Kingdom is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Belgium is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Belgium is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Belgium is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Belgium.

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Last updated: 3 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Rossendale to Belgium is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £21 - £30 and takes 14h 33m.

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The fastest way to get from Rossendale to Belgium is to train which takes 6h 40m and costs £160 - £550.

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The distance between Rossendale and Belgium is 582 km.

The best way to get from Rossendale to Belgium without a car is to train which takes 6h 40m and costs £160 - £550.

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It takes approximately 6h 40m to get from Rossendale to Belgium, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Rossendale to Belgium is to train which takes 6h 40m and costs £160 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £40 and takes 16h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Belgium is 1h ahead of Rossendale. It is currently 3:16 AM in Rossendale and 4:16 AM in Belgium.

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

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There are 78+ hotels available in Belgium. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Rossendale to Belgium.
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  • Distance: 581.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 40m

What companies run services between Rossendale, England and Belgium?

You can take a train from Rossendale to Brussels via Manchester City Centre, Chorlton Street, Manchester Piccadilly, London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, and Gare Du Midi in around 6h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rossendale to Brussels via Bury Interchange, Shudehill, Thomas Street, Manchester, London Victoria Coach Station, London, Victoria Green Line Station, Brussels, Gare du Midi, and Gare Du Midi in around 16h 18m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 260€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 300€
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 320€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
11€ - 110€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
80€ - 110€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
200€ - 280€
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 140€
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
35€ - 55€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
100€ - 140€
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 240€
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
28€ - 40€
Anytime Day Single
100€ - 150€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
160€ - 240€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
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
5h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
National Express
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Manchester to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
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, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
RegioJet
Transdev Burnley & Pendly
Phone
03456 040 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
transdevbus.co.uk
Bus from Rawtenstall, Bus station to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Transdev Burnley & Pendly
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 150€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
75€ - 150€
Standard Car - Flexi
130€ - 170€

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