How to get to Bruges from Manchester

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from Manchester to Bruges

How to get to Bruges from Manchester by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Manchester to Bruges is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Manchester and Bruges

distanceDistance278 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, flight or coach
priceTicket price range£22 - £515
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £22 • 1 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £22 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Ryanair or Virgin Trains

Travel 278 miles by train, flight or coach to Bruges from Manchester. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are FlixBus, Ryanair or Virgin Trains among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Manchester to Bruges.

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You can travel by travel between Manchester and Bruges with Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and Lufthansa. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    KLM is the Netherlands' national carrier and offers two types of ticket for your travel to Bruges from Manchester: Economy and Business.

      FAQs: Manchester to Bruges

      FAQs: Travel to Bruges easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Bruges.

      There are 3 travel options from Manchester to Bruges: train, flight or coach.

      The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Bruges is by taking a flight with average ticket prices of £22 compared to other travel options to Bruges:

      A flight is £2 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Manchester to Bruges costing on average £24.

      A flight is £493 less than a train with an average ticket price of £515 from Manchester to Bruges.

      The quickest way to travel between Manchester and Bruges is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Bruges by coach takes 13 h 25 min on average.

      Getting to Bruges by train takes 6 h 36 min on average.

      The distance from Manchester to Bruges is approximately 278 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Manchester to Bruges is:

      • 6 trains a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Bruges from Manchester as scheduled services by train, flight or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Bruges:

      • Most travellers board their coach from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Bruges, Station.
      • Most travellers take a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Bruges.

      The following travel companies offer services from Manchester to Bruges:

      • 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 £24.
      • Ryanair, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa or KLM can take you to Bruges by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Ryanair from Manchester to Bruges for £22.
      • Virgin Trains can get you to Bruges by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Virgin Trains from Manchester to Bruges for £515 on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to Bruges with the following travel companies:

      • You can book a direct coach with.
      • You can book a direct flight with.
      • You can travel directly by train with.

      Direct services to Bruges tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

      Your journey from Manchester to Bruges doesn't have to end in Bruges. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris, Ghent or London. If you’d like to add Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris, Ghent or London to your Manchester to Bruges trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bruges today!

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