How to travel from Manchester to Brussels

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from Manchester to Brussels

You can get from Manchester to Brussels by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Brussels on May 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:35PMManchester Airport10h55 07:30AMBrussels Airport
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07:35PMManchester Airport10h55 07:30AMBrussels Airport
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07:35PMManchester Airport13h05 09:40AMBrussels Airport
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11:30AMManchester Airport19h00 07:30AMBrussels Airport
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06:05AMManchester Airport25h30 08:35AMBrussels Airport
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Travel Information to Brussels from Manchester

distanceDistance332 miles (535 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$25 - $65
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $25 (€23) • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $25 (€23) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Travel 332 miles (535 km) by bus or flight to Brussels from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Manchester to Brussels.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to Brussels

Travel to Brussels easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Brussels.

Travel between Manchester, United Kingdom and Brussels, Belgium is: Fully open.

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Belgium?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Brussels from Manchester?

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Brussels, Belgium?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Belgium has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 5/26/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Brussels from Manchester.

The current restriction level for returning to Manchester, United Kingdom from Belgium is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Manchester, United Kingdom from Brussels, Belgium?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Manchester from Brussels?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

Which rules do I need to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 5/26/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Manchester from Brussels here.

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Manchester to Brussels. You can take a bus or flight.

The cheapest way to travel between Manchester and Brussels is by taking a flight with an average price of $25 (€23).

This is compared to other travel options to Brussels:

A flight is $40 (€35) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Manchester to Brussels costing on average $65 (€58).

The fastest way from Manchester to Brussels is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Brussels that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 14 h 35 min   of travel time.

The distance from Manchester to Brussels is approximately 332 miles (535 km).

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Manchester to Brussels:

  • Buses mostly leave from Manchester, Coach Station and tend to arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Flights most often depart from Manchester at Manchester Airport and arrive in Brussels at Brussels Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Brussels, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Brussels by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Manchester to Brussels for $65 (€58) on Omio.
  • Travel with Ryanair to go to Brussels by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Ryanair Manchester to Brussels tickets on Omio for $25 (€23).

Yes, there are direct services available from Manchester to Brussels with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Brussels Airlines.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Brussels as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Brussels from Manchester.

Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Brussels often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Amsterdam or London. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Brussels and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Manchester to Brussels, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $65 (€58) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $25 (€23) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Manchester to Brussels online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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