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Overview: Train from Manchester to Bruges

distanceDistance278 miles (448 km)
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Trains from Manchester to Bruges cover the 278 miles (448 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Brugge.

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FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Manchester, United Kingdom to Bruges, Belgium?

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

Can I enter Belgium from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to 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 Bruges, Belgium?

All travellers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 27/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Bruges from Manchester as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Belgium by train?

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

Is my return train into Manchester from Bruges 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 Bruges?

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: Recommended

Last checked on 27/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Manchester from Bruges closer to your date of departure here.

How far is it from Manchester to Bruges by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Manchester and Bruges via train to be approximately 278 miles (448 km).

What station does the Manchester to Bruges train leave from? Which Bruges train station do I come into from Manchester?

When departing from Manchester, you have various train station options to start your route from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. When arriving in Bruges, you can end your trip in train stations like Brugge and Brugge-St. -Pieters.

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

Where do I find the Manchester train station to Bruges? Where is the Bruges train station?

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 Brugge and need to travel approximately 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the train station to the city centre in Bruges.

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 Bruges.
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