This Route is Operated by:
Ryanair, Brussels Airlines, Aer Lingus, Flybe
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|Avg. Flight Duration:|
2 hours 41 minutes
|Flights Depart from:||Manchester|
|Flights arrive in:||Bruges|
|Airlines:||Ryanair, Brussels Airlines, Sas Airways, British Airways|
Flights from Manchester to Bruges put Belgian city breaks within easy reach, although travellers will have to fly into one of Brussels' airports then transfer to train services to reach their destination. There are 5 weekday flights and 3 on Saturdays and Sundays. None require a change, and journey times will be between 1 hour 20 minutes and 1 hour 25 minutes.
No airlines fly directly to Bruges. However, Brussels Airlines and Ryanair both fly from Manchester to Brussels, which is a short rail transfer away from Bruges.
When travellers head from Manchester to Bruges, they can expect a flight time of between 1 hour 20 minutes and 1 hour 25 minutes. No changes will be needed, apart from a rail or bus transfer to Bruges after touching down.
Flights leave Manchester for Brussels every day of the week. Expect 5 options during the week, and 3 departures on weekends, with a choice of morning and evening flights.
Departure airport: Flights to Bruges from Manchester will take off from Manchester International, which is located in the western part of Greater Manchester. The airport enjoys excellent connections to the centre of town. Passengers can take trains from Manchester Piccadilly, which leave every 7 minutes during the day, and take 20 minutes. There are also express buses, as well as trams, which are often the best option for those coming from Manchester's suburbs. At the airport, expect plenty of food and drink outlets, money exchange facilities, lounges, and free wifi services.
Arrival airport: Flights to Bruges from Manchester will touch down at either Brussels South Charleroi Airport or Brussels Airport. From Brussels Airport, the easiest way to reach Bruges is by rail. Passengers will need to take trains into Brussels Gare du Nord, then catch trains to Bruges. The journey will take around 1 hour 45 minutes. If passengers arrive at Brussels Charleroi Airport, they will need to take trains from Charleroi-Sud station to Brussels-Midi, then catch direct trains to Bruges. Expect the journey to take around 2 hours in total. Alternatively, car hire facilities can be found at both stations, and the driving time to Bruges will be well under 2 hours in most cases.