Flights to Antwerp: Flights from UK to Belgium
Flights to Antwerp from which airports in the UK
Despite attracting tens of thousands of tourists from across Europe each year, just one airline currently links the UK with the historic Belgian city of Antwerp, namely VLM Airlines.
Airlines which fly from UK to Belgium
VLM offers regular services to Antwerp from three British cities.
Passengers flying from London are able to benefit from the relatively stress-free departure point of City Airport in the shadow of the skyscrapers in the east of the city.
flights are also available from Manchester Airport, which in turn is well connected to the north of England, as well as Scotland, while Belfast International also offers flights to Antwerp.
Where is Antwerp in Belgium?
The city of Antwerp, at the centre the province of the same name, is located in the Flanders region in the west of Belgium. It is situated on the right bank of the River Scheldt, which offers easy links to the nearby North Sea.
Where would you have to fly over?
Being right on the west coast of Belgium, Antwerp is just a short hop from the UK, particularly from London, meaning the short flights travel over the North Sea for a matter of minutes.
A couple of areas of interest in and around Antwerp
Even the briefest of trips to Antwerp is sufficient to dispel any notions of Belgium being one of Europe's most boring nations. Given its coastal location, the city boasts a rich history based on maritime wealth, with its stunning centre testament to this. At its heart, the Main Square is overlooked by stunning 16th-century townhouse facades, as well as the breathtaking Antwerp City Hall. Nearby the Baroque Cathedral of Our Lady is the tallest building in the city and carries on attracting visitors and pilgrims after almost 500 years, while the Royal Museum of Fine Arts boasts an enviable collection of old masters, including works by Titian, Rubens and Van Dyck.
However, it's not just history, as Antwerp is also home to a thriving commerce scene, with this dynamism spilling over into a buzzing nightlife and some luxurious contemporary hotels for business and leisure travellers alike.