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from Brussels to Manchester

You can get from Brussels to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Brussels to Manchester on 29 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00Brussels Airport3h25 10:25Manchester Airport
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£3971One-way
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08:00Brussels Airport3h25 10:25Manchester Airport
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£3971One-way
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10:45Brussels Airport3h20 13:05Manchester Airport
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£3971One-way
10:45Brussels Airport7h00 16:45Manchester Airport
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£3971One-way
10:45Brussels Airport12h00 21:45Manchester Airport
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£3971One-way

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Travel Information from Brussels to Manchester

distanceDistance332 miles (535 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£16 - £27
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £16 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £16 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Flixbus

Travel 332 miles (535 km) by flight or coach between Brussels and Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Ryanair or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Brussels to Manchester.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Manchester, United Kingdom from Brussels, Belgium?

International travel from Brussels, Belgium to Manchester, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from Belgium?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Manchester if travelling from Brussels?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 28/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Brussels and Manchester.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Brussels, Belgium from Manchester, United Kingdom?

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

Is my journey back to Brussels from Manchester restricted?

Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Brussels from Manchester?

Conditions of reentry into Belgium:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

You should observe these safety measures in Belgium as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Belgium was last checked on 27/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Brussels from Manchester closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Brussels to Manchester?

There are 2 ways to get from Brussels to Manchester: flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Brussels to Manchester?

The cheapest way from Brussels to Manchester is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £16 compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A flight is about £11 less than a coach, which costs on average £27 for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Brussels to Manchester?

The quickest way to travel between Brussels and Manchester is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Manchester by coach can take on average 15 h 15 min.

How many miles from Brussels to Manchester would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 332 miles (535 km) from Brussels to Manchester.

When going from Brussels to Manchester, where do I depart from Brussels and where do I arrive in Manchester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Brussels to Manchester:

  • Flights mostly leave from Brussels Airport and tend to arrive in Manchester Airport.
  • Coaches mostly depart from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
Which travel companies can get me from Brussels to Manchester?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Brussels to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Ryanair can get you to Manchester by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Brussels to Manchester for £16 on Omio.
  • Flixbus can get you to Manchester by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Brussels to Manchester for £27 on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Brussels to Manchester?
Looking to extend your trip from Brussels to Manchester? Many Omio customers who go from Brussels to Manchester usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you're looking to explore London, Liverpool or Edinburgh from Manchester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase Brussels to Manchester tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Brussels and Manchester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average £16 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost £27 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Brussels to Manchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.