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Travel Information to Bruges from Manchester

distanceDistance278 miles (448 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£7 - £34
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £7 • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £7 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Afrique or Flixbus

Take a flight or coach to travel 278 miles (448 km) to Bruges from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Air Afrique or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Bruges.

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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Bruges, Belgium if I’m coming from Manchester, United Kingdom?

Travel from Manchester, United Kingdom to Bruges, Belgium is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bruges from Manchester restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bruges, Belgium from Manchester?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bruges, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 27/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Bruges from Manchester closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Belgium?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Belgium?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Manchester, United Kingdom was last verified on 26/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Manchester from Bruges.

How do I go from Manchester to Bruges?

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

What is the cheapest way from Manchester to Bruges?

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Manchester to Bruges. Tickets for a flight cost on average £7.

This is compared to other travel options to Bruges:

A flight is £26 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Manchester to Bruges costing on average £34.

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

The fastest way from Manchester to Bruges is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options from Manchester to Bruges can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Bruges by coach can take on average 15 h 25 min.

How many miles are between Manchester and Bruges

Bruges is approximately 278 miles (448 km) away from Manchester.

What are the departure and arrival points in Manchester and in Bruges?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West.

Who can get me from Manchester to Bruges?

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

  • Travel with Air Afrique to go to Bruges by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Air Afrique Manchester to Bruges tickets on Omio for £7.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Bruges by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Manchester to Bruges tickets on Omio for £34.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Bruges from Manchester?

Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Bruges? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Bruges usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Brussels, Amsterdam or Paris. If you're looking to explore Brussels, Amsterdam or Paris from Bruges, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I buy tickets to Bruges from Manchester online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average £7 one way.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £34 one way.

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

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