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Overview: Train from Manchester to Antwerp

distanceDistance320 miles (516 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Manchester to Antwerp cover the 320 miles (516 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 52 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Antwerp.

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FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Antwerp, Belgium if I'm coming from Manchester, United Kingdom by train?

Travel between Manchester, United Kingdom and Antwerp, Belgium by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Belgium from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Manchester?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • 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
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the safety rules to follow in Antwerp, Belgium?

When travelling in Belgium, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 24/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Manchester and Antwerp before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Manchester, United Kingdom from Antwerp, Belgium?

The restriction level for your return train to Manchester, United Kingdom from Antwerp is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Manchester from Antwerp restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Antwerp?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 24/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Manchester from Antwerp closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Manchester to Antwerp?

The train distance from Manchester to Antwerp is around 320 miles (516 km).

What is the average Manchester to Antwerp train duration?

On average the train from Manchester to Antwerp duration is 7 h 52 min  for the 320 miles (516 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When travelling by train from Manchester to Antwerp, which train station in Manchester do I depart from and which train station in Antwerp do I arrive in?

When departing from Manchester, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. When arriving in Antwerp, you can end your trip in train stations like Antwerp and Antwerp, Berchem Driekoningen.

Omio customers book a train from Manchester Piccadilly   to Antwerp   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Manchester train station located? Where is the Antwerp train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Antwerp and need to travel approximately 0.1 miles (86 m) from the train station to the city centre in Antwerp.

How many trains per day are there between Manchester and Antwerp?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from Manchester to Antwerp. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Manchester for your journey to Antwerp.
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