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Manchester to Brussels flights

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Departure Mon, 07 Dec Return Thu, 17 Dec
MAN Manchester
BRU Brussels
return from £93
Departure Thu, 24 Dec Return Sat, 02 Jan
MAN Manchester
BRU Brussels
return from £85
Flight route information
Find out further information on Manchester and Brussels to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.12 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.9 GBP
Last checked on 01 December 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
35%

Trains in Brussels are 35% cheaper than in Manchester.

Manchester
£2.95
Brussels
£1.93
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
19%

The average meal is 19% more expensive in Brussels than in Manchester.

Manchester
£12.5
Brussels
£14.83
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
66%

Taxis are 66% more expensive in Brussels than in Manchester.

Manchester
£2.3
Brussels
£3.82
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
0%

A coffee in Brussels costs roughly the same as in Manchester.

Manchester
£2.81
Brussels
£2.8
Manchester airports
  • ( Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 74 miles
  • ( Liverpool John Lennon (LPL)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
Brussels airports
  • ( Brussels National (BRU)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Brussels S Charleroi (CRL)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Lesquin (LIL)
    How far from city centre: 58 miles
K Distance: 333 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Manchester to Brussels

How long is the flight from Manchester to Brussels?

It takes 1 hour and 25 minutes to reach Brussels on a direct flight from Manchester. Otherwise, some flights make 1-2 stops before continuing to Brussels with flight duration lasting from 4 to 5 hours.

What are the most common stopovers?

Amsterdam Schiphol, Stockholm Arlanda, London Heathrow and Dublin Airports are the most common layovers.

What documentation do I need to fly to Brussels from Manchester?

British, Swiss, European Union (EU), and European Economic Area (EEA) citizens do not need a visa to enter Brussels, Belgium. They must present a valid passport at the border as proof of identity and nationality.

Is there a time change from Manchester to Brussels?

Brussels is one hour ahead of Manchester or GMT+1.

Which airlines fly from Manchester to Brussels

Several airlines offer cheap flights from Manchester to Brussels:

  • Ryanair, an Irish budget airline headquartered in Dublin.
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, flag carrier of the Netherlands.
  • Aer Lingus, flag carrier of the Republic of Ireland.
  • Scandinavian Airlines, flag carrier of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark.
  • Brussels Airlines, the national airline of Belgium.
  • British Airways, British airline and the largest in the UK.
  • Swiss International Air Lines, airline of Switzerland.
  • Lufthansa, Germany’s national airline.

How to find cheap flights from Manchester to Brussels

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When are the best times to fly from Manchester to Brussels?

  • March-May, September, and October are the best months to visit Brussels. The pleasant weather is ideal for visiting parks, gardens, squares, and for outdoor dining.
  • November-February during winter is the cheapest time to go to Brussels when it is cold and there are fewer crowds in museums and restaurants. Rainy days can occur anytime during the year.

Airports in Manchester

Manchester Airport (MAN) is the international airport of Manchester.

Useful Information about Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport is 8.6 miles from the centre of Manchester city.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train – the Trainline service takes 17min to get to the airport.
  • By taxi/car – 27min or more depending on the traffic.
  • By bus – 25min on the National Express, which stops at the Central Coach Station on Chorlton St.

Services: free Wi-Fi, lounges, shops, restaurants, currency exchange, car hire, contemplation and prayer rooms, and ATM.

Airports in Brussels

Flights from Manchester land at Brussels Zaventem Airport (BRU) or Brussels Charleroi Airport (CRL).

Useful Information about Brussels Zaventem Airport

Brussels Zaventem Airport is around 7 miles from the centre of Brussels.

How to get to Brussels city centre from Brussels Zaventem Airport:

  • By train – 17min with stops at Brussels Central, Midi or North Stations.
  • By taxi – minimum 30min or more depending on the flow of traffic.
  • By bus – De Lijn 272 or 471 stops at the North Station, and STIB line 12 stops at Schuman or Luxembourg stations.

Services: unlimited free Wi-Fi, lounges, shops, restaurants, chemist, drinking fountains, meditation and prayer rooms, and ATM.

Useful Information about Brussels Charleroi Airport

Brussels Charleroi Airport is about 34 miles from central Brussels.

How to get to Brussels city centre from Brussels Charleroi Airport:

  • By train – get on a bus to Charleroi-South Station and then take the SNCB train to Brussels. Bus and train transfers are included in the price of a ticket. The entire journey will take you 1 hour and 10min.
  • By taxi – 55min or more depending on the traffic.
  • By bus – Flibco/Brussels City Shuttle Buses stop at Brussels Midi Station. Travel time is around 55min.

Services: free Wi-Fi, restaurants and bars, duty-free shops, ATM, currency exchange, luggage storage, and car rental.

What to do and visit in Brussels

  • Take selfies at the Grand Place, Brussels’ picturesque square flanked by gilded halls and opulent buildings.
  • Enjoy superb views of the city from the rooftop of the Old England Building.
  • Visit the Horta Museum and admire the art-nouveau style of the edifice.
  • Look for the Manneken Pis, a 17th-century bronze statue of a little boy urinating into the basin of a fountain.
  • Go to the Heysel Plateau and visit the Atomium, a steel tower of an atom connected by escalators.
  • Tour the Royal Palace of Brussels, the administrative residence of the King of Belgium.
  • Shop and dine at the Saint-Hubert Royal Galleries.
  • Stroll through the Parc du Cinquantenaire and visit the Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History.
  • Introduce your kids to a family of iguanodons at the Museum of Natural Sciences.
  • Learn how Belgian chocolates are made at the Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate.
  • Discover the city’s vibrant nightlife in the Marollen neighbourhood, a hip area lined with clubs, pubs, and shops.
  • Taste Belgian beers, waffles, chocolates, mussels, and grey shrimp croquettes.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Manchester to Brussels

😷 Is it safe to travel from Manchester to Brussels during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Belgium may apply when travelling from Manchester. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much are flights from Manchester to Brussels?
The average price to go from Manchester to Brussels is of 45.14 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Manchester to Brussels at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Manchester to Brussels is 85£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Brussels expensive to visit compared to Manchester?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Brussels costs an average of 3.60 GBP, 50% more expensive than Manchester, with a fare of 2.40 GBP, while train tickets costs 33% less in Brussels: 1.89 GBP against 2.83 GBP in Manchester. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 13.51 GBP in Brussels, 4% more than the 13.00 GBP in Manchester. The price of the coffee is around 1% more expensive in Brussels, with an average of 2.83 GBP , while in Manchester the coffee costs 2.79 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Manchester to Brussels?
The most popular months to book a trip from Manchester to Brussels are May, July and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Manchester to Brussels?
The best time of the year to go to Brussels when flying from Manchester depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Brussels from Manchester in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, March and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Manchester -  Brussels.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Manchester to Brussels?
The total flight time between Manchester and Brussels is of around 01:30 hours on average, considering an average distance of 597 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Brussels compared to Manchester?
While in Manchester the temperatures can reach an average of 26.08 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Brussels's temperatures can go up to 31.7 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.99 ºC in Brussels, compared to the -2.77 ºC average degrees reported in Manchester. During the winter period, Manchester can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Brussels have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Manchester and Brussels?
The main airport route flying between Manchester and Brussels is: Manchester International (MAN) to Brussels National (BRU). This route is covered by the following airline(s): Brussels Airlines. All Nippon Airways. Air Canada. Alternatively, you can find Manchester - Brussels flights between Manchester International (MAN) to Brussels S Charleroi (CRL) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Ryanair.
✈️ Which are the airlines with flights from Manchester to Brussels?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Manchester to Brussels are Ryanair, Brussels Airlines and Klm Royal Dutch Airlines.
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