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Train Information to Brussels from Manchester

distanceDistance332 miles (535 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Manchester to Brussels cover the 332 miles (535 km) long journey with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

Trains from Manchester to Brussels

Rail journeys from Manchester to Brussels begin with Virgin trains departures from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston, and an Underground connection to London St. Pancras. Eurostar trains leave St Pancras approximately every two hours for Brussels, with the schedule operating until early evening. The earliest connection involves a 5:00 a.m. departure from Manchester. Journey times are around 5 hours, allowing for connections. On Sundays, Eurostar services to Brussels are less frequent, with fewer early morning trains, although the final departure from St Pancras leaves a little later. Trains leave from the central Manchester Piccadilly Station. Eurostar services arrive at Brussels Midi Station, south of the city centre.

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Trains from Manchester to Brussels
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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Manchester and Brussels?

Travel between Manchester, United Kingdom and Brussels, 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 Brussels, 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 22/09/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Brussels from Manchester as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Brussels, Belgium?

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

Is my return train into Manchester from Brussels 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 Brussels?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • 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
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • 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 23/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Manchester from Brussels closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Manchester to Brussels?
The Manchester to Brussels train distance is approximately 332 miles (535 km).
Which train station in Manchester goes to Brussels? Which train station do I come into Brussels from Manchester?

Some of the Manchester train stations to Brussels you can start your journey from include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Brussels include Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Bruxelles-Midi.

Where is the departure train station in Manchester located? Where is the arrival train station in Brussels located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Manchester.

The most popular arrival train station, Bruxelles-Midi, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Brussels.

How many trains are there to Brussels from Manchester a day?
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Brussels is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
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Manchester Oxford Road
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Manchester Piccadilly
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Manchester Victoria
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