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The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to Brussels. Current restrictions to Brussels are based on Belgium travel restrictions.
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Cheapest flights to Brussels airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Brussels airports from your nearest city or airport
Manchester
Brussels Bruxelles-National Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Manchester TO Brussels

Manchester (MAN) to Charleroi Brussels Airport (CRL)

Typically, flights to Brussels from Manchester are cheaper when flying from Manchester to Charleroi Brussels, which has an average price of £39

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO BRUSSELS FROM MANCHESTERAugust31% cheaperFlying from Manchester to Brussels costs on average just £39 in August
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO BRUSSELS FROM MANCHESTERDecember43% more expensiveIt costs about £81 for flights to Brussels from Manchester in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO BRUSSELS FROM MANCHESTERDecember345% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Brussels from Manchester in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Brussels?

Think waffles, chocolates or beer, and there’s no better place than Brussels, the capital of Belgium to indulge your taste buds! But Brussels is not just about its gastronomic delights, it is also a multicultural and vibrant destination offering an equally large variety of museums, events, architecture and historic centres. The cool summers and mild winters makes it an ideal destination all year round. However, the best time to visit is between March – May and September – October which are the shoulder seasons with cheaper accommodation, fewer crowds and average temperatures of 15 – 18 degrees Celsius. June – August is peak tourist season with long queues for the main attractions. November – February is wet and noticeably cold but prices for flights and hotels still tend to rise during the holiday season.

  • What is the absolute cheapest flight to Brussels?

    The best price found on momondo to Brussels was £8/pp from Bratislava, which is 97% cheaper than the average flight price to Brussels. To find the cheapest price to Brussels from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to Brussels?

    In general, May is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom to Brussels. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around £79. If you are unable to visit Brussels during the month of May, then departing from United Kingdom during the month March is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around £84.

  • How far in advance should I book a flight to Brussels?

    We recommend purchasing flights from United Kingdom to Brussels 60 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Brussels for £93. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Brussels outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from United Kingdom to Brussels for £44.

  • What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Brussels?

    Our data shows that Thursday is the least expensive day to fly to Brussels. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as £96. On the other hand, Sunday is the most expensive day to depart from United Kingdom because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travellers. As a result, prices tend to be around £114.

  • What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Brussels?

    According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Brussels is in the afternoon. momondo users have found flights departing from United Kingdom to Brussels in the afternoon for as low as £99. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. At midday is when there is more demand to fly to Brussels, so prices are often more expensive at around £116 per ticket.

  • Is there a good place to hike near Brussels?

    Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to Brussels for May, June, and July, when they can visit Jubilee Park and enjoy all that the park has to offer.

  • Is there an alternative airport near Brussels?

    Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Brussels is possible. If you are planning a flight to Brussels, consider booking flights to Antwerp Deurne Airport (24 mi from Brussels city centre), Charleroi Brussels Airport (27 mi from Brussels city centre), Liège Bierset Airport (50 mi from Brussels city centre) or Ostende-Bruges Airport (69 mi from Brussels city centre).

  • Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Brussels?

    Prices vary based on where travellers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Brussels is Charleroi Brussels Airport where the average price is £106pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


What are the current travel restrictions for Brussels?

Currently, Belgium travel restrictions include travel to Brussels.

Belgium has restricted the entry of all travellers who are not arriving from EEA Member States, Switzerland or the United Kingdom. Nationals, permanent residents, and long-term visa holders of EEA Member States, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, and their family members may still enter Belgium. Diplomats, humanitarian aid workers, and military personnel may also enter the country. Nationals of Andorra, Monaco, Montenegro, North Macedonia, San Marino, Serbia and Vatican City may enter Belgium with proof of connection travel to their home country. Passenger flights are only allowed to operate between 7:00 am and 9:00 pm. This does not apply to humanitarian, repatriation, and United Nations flights. All arriving travelers must stay home for 14 days after returning from travel, monitor their health, and practice social distancing.
If you are planning to travel to Brussels at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Brussels flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Brussels found recently by users on momondo
Ryanair
5 Aug
MAN14:45Manchester
1h 20m
CRL16:05Charleroi Brussels
12 Aug
CRL17:45Charleroi Brussels
1h 15m
MAN19:00Manchester
Ryanair
12 Aug
MAN14:45Manchester
1h 20m
CRL16:05Charleroi Brussels
19 Aug
CRL17:45Charleroi Brussels
1h 15m
MAN19:00Manchester
Ryanair
20 Aug
MAN15:00Manchester
1h 20m
CRL16:20Charleroi Brussels
23 Aug
CRL08:45Charleroi Brussels
1h 15m
MAN10:00Manchester
Ryanair
20 Aug
MAN15:00Manchester
1h 20m
CRL16:20Charleroi Brussels
3 Sep
CRL17:45Charleroi Brussels
1h 15m
MAN19:00Manchester
Ryanair
8 Sep
MAN10:00Manchester
1h 20m
CRL11:20Charleroi Brussels
10 Sep
CRL17:45Charleroi Brussels
1h 15m
MAN19:00Manchester
Ryanair
20 Aug
MAN15:00Manchester
1h 20m
CRL16:20Charleroi Brussels
3 Sep
CRL17:45Charleroi Brussels
1h 15m
MAN19:00Manchester

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Brussels

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Brussels, view some of our deals below provided by Ryanair
Ryanair
7 Aug
MAN03:30Manchester
1h 20m
CRL04:50Charleroi Brussels
Ryanair
7 Aug
MAN03:30Manchester
1h 20m
CRL04:50Charleroi Brussels
Ryanair
5 Aug
MAN14:45Manchester
1h 20m
CRL16:05Charleroi Brussels

Which airlines fly to Brussels?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Brussels

British Airways, Ryanair, Brussels Airlines and BMI Regional operate direct international flights from the UK to Brussels. Other operators with layover options include Lufthansa, Swiss Air, KLM, SAS, Flybe and Aer Lingus.


Airports near Brussels

Below you will find all the airports in Brussels along with their distance from the city centre

Brussels Airport (BRU)

Buses

You can take the Airport Line Bus #21 which will stop at Royal Palace from where it is a short, 10-minute walk to Brussels Centrale. The fare will be €6.00 EUR if you buy your ticket on-board the bus or €4.00 EUR if you buy it at the ticket vending machine. The De Lijn bus company-operated Bus #471 to Brussels-Nord station takes approximately 45 minutes and the fare is €3.00 EUR.

Taxis

Taxis with a taximeter are always available outside the arrival halls and the fare to the city centre is normally around €45.00 EUR. Licensed taxis can be recognized by their blue and yellow emblem.

Trains

There is a train going from Brussels Zaventem Airport to Brussels Central Station every 10 minutes between 5 am and midnight, 7 days a week. The ride takes 18 minutes and costs €12.70 EUR.

Hotel Shuttles and Limousines

Most hotels in the vicinity provide a free shuttle for pick up and drop off to the airport. You may want to check if the hotel you booked offers one. If you wish to book a limousine service for your transport to and from Brussels Airport, Direct Way and Modern Car are excellent service providers.

Car Rental

In the arrivals hall, you will find the desks of all major car rental car companies. If you book early, you may find the best deals for car rentals with momondo.

Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL)

The Charleroi Airport is located in Gosselies, 46 kilometres south of central Brussels. Most flights out of the UK will fly in to Brussels Airport, however some Ryanair flights land at the Charleroi Airport too.

Taxis

Taxis from Charleroi Airport to Brussels city centre will cost approximately €90.00 EUR and you will reach the centre in 45 – 55 minutes.

TEC Bus plus SCNB Train

The TEC-operated Airport Express Bus A departs every 30 minutes from the airport to Charleroi Sud train station with a journey time under 20 minutes and the fare is €6.00 EUR . From there, you can take a train to any of the stations closest to your destination. You can also buy a Combi-ticket, which covers the train and TEC bus journey. For example, a Combi-ticket from Charleroi Airport to Brussels Centrale will cost €15.80 EUR and the total journey time will be 80 minutes.

Shuttle Buses

Brussels City Shuttle runs a service every 20 – 30 minutes from Charleroi Airport to Brussels Midi station and the fare is €14.00 EUR. Your journey time will be close to 60 minutes.


Popular routes to Brussels

Most frequently searched flights to Brussels along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Manchester to Brussels Flights
Fastest flight time1h 20m
Cheapest price£9
Edinburgh to Brussels Flights
Fastest flight time1h 40m
Cheapest price£22
London to Brussels Flights
Fastest flight time4h 55m
Cheapest price£44
Bristol to Brussels Flights
Fastest flight time7h 50m
Cheapest price£51
Birmingham to Brussels Flights
Fastest flight time1h 15m
Cheapest price£54
Nottingham to Brussels Flights
Fastest flight time6h 55m
Cheapest price£54
Liverpool to Brussels Flights
Fastest flight time9h 25m
Cheapest price£63
Glasgow to Brussels Flights
Fastest flight time5h 55m
Cheapest price£70
Belfast to Brussels Flights
Fastest flight time3h 40m
Cheapest price£84
Newcastle upon Tyne to Brussels Flights
Fastest flight time9h 55m
Cheapest price£86
Darlington to Brussels Flights
Fastest flight time15h 15m
Cheapest price£99
Inverness to Brussels Flights
Fastest flight time14h 35m
Cheapest price£127
Leeds to Brussels Flights
Fastest flight time4h 15m
Cheapest price£161
Doncaster to Brussels Flights
Fastest flight time9h 15m
Cheapest price£174
Southampton to Brussels Flights
Fastest flight time3h 55m
Cheapest price£181
Aberdeen to Brussels Flights
Fastest flight time10h 15m
Cheapest price£200
Norwich to Brussels Flights
Fastest flight time33h 20m
Cheapest price£788

How to get around in Brussels?

Many of the attractions in Brussels are within 15 – 25 minutes distance of each other and exploring the city on foot may not be a bad idea. Most public transport in Brussels is operated by the STIB and their network includes metro lines, buses and tram connections. A single ride ticket is €4.20 EUR while a 1-day JUMP Card for €7.50 EUR allows unlimited usage on all STIB rides. You also have the option of renting a bike through Pro Velo at €7.00 EUR per hour or €15.00 EUR per day. Through the shared bike system, Villo, you can pick up a bike from any of their stations in the city and ride free for the first 30 minutes. The next 30-minute slot is charged €0.50 EUR, then €1.00 EUR and then €2.00 EUR per 30 minutes after the first 90 minutes. With the Collecto taxi service available between 11 pm and 6 am, a ride to anywhere within the Brussels-Capital Region will cost you only €6.00 EUR irrespective of the destination.


What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Brussels?

UK Nationals

UK citizens must have a passport, but no visa is required for up to 90 days. Passport endorsed British Citizens, European Communities, British Dependent Territories Citizens or British Subjects only need a passport.

Other Nationalities

For foreign nationals, please check the Schengen Visa Info website.


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Additional info and tips about visiting Brussels

Things to do and places of interest in Brussels

Brussels is a multicultural city known for its museums, marketplaces, culinary delights and ornate squares set between medieval streets.

  • You may want to start your Belgian visit at the Grand Place, one of the most beautiful squares in Europe with Gothic and Baroque style buildings, street performances, flower shows, light shows (in summer) and a lively vibrant atmosphere.
  • Check out the St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral and the famous Mannekin Pis, a bronze statue of a nude child taking a tinkle! Brusselians dress him up to celebrate several events and festivities of countries around the world.
  • If you are going to do the Museum circuit, a visit to the Musical Instruments Museum, Horta Museum, Royal Museum of the Army and Military History, Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium, Museum of Natural Sciences, Belgian Centre for Comic Strip Art and Museum of Belgian Brewers, will be some of the more interesting options.
  • A must-see in Brussels is the molecule-shaped stainless steel structure of the Atomium which offers a walk through its tubes and spheres, and a 360-degree view over Brussels city.
  • Visit the Mini-Europe theme park featuring miniature scale models of all the key landmarks of Europe, including the Big Ben, Eiffel Tower, Sacre Coeur, Mount Vesuvius, the Berlin Wall, and many more.

Tips and tricks for visiting Brussels

Purchase a Brussels Card which allows you access to 32 museums and attractive discounts to the guided tours, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. A 24-hour, 48-hour or 72-hour access will cost €22.00 EUR, €30.00 EUR and €38.00 EUR respectively. Instead of spending on food at the famous Grand Place, take a walk to the nearby Boulevard Anspach and enjoy better food for less. Or you could indulge in the waffles and frites (French fries) from stalls that are spread out on practically every street in Brussels. Belgium is known for its chocolate and beer, so you should definitely consider a visit to the Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate and also join a Belgium Beer Tour to experience a good number of Belgian brews. Delirium Café near Grand Place has more than 3000 beers to choose from, so you will be spoilt for choice!


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