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Train Information from Manchester to Bruges

distanceDistance278 miles (448 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Manchester to Bruges cover the 278 miles (448 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 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 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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 17/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Manchester to Bruges as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Bruges, Belgium to Manchester, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Bruges to Manchester is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Belgium?

Reentry to United Kingdom 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?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • 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:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 16/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Bruges to Manchester train here.

What is the distance by train from Manchester to Bruges?
You should expect to travel around 278 miles (448 km)  between Manchester and Bruges by train.
How long is the train journey between Manchester and Bruges?
On average the Manchester to Bruges train time is 7 h  covering the 278 miles (448 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station in Manchester goes to Bruges? Which train station do I come into Bruges from Manchester?

When taking a train from Manchester, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. When you arrive in Bruges, your train can arrive in train stations including Brugge and Brugge-St. -Pieters.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Manchester Piccadilly   to Brugge.

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Bruges most often arrive at Brugge and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.

How many trains per day are there from Manchester to Bruges?
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Bruges is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Bruges
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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales