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Duration 4h 8m
Distance 265.8 km
Average price 120€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bruges and Zaanse Schans takes 4h 8m and the fastest train takes 3h 51m. The train service runs several times per day from Bruges to Zaanse Schans. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Bruges / Brugge
  2. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Zaanse Schans
4h 22m
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77€ - 372€

Bruges to Zaanse Schans train times

Trains run twice daily between Bruges and Zaanse Schans. The earliest departure is at 08:31 in the morning, and the last departure from Bruges is at 13:09 which arrives into Zaanse Schans at 17:00. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 8m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Zaanse Schans. However, there are services departing from Bruges / Brugge and arriving at Zaandijk Zaanse Schans via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Amsterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 22m.

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The distance between Bruges and Zaanse Schans is 178 km. The road distance is 265.8 km.

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Bruges to Zaanse Schans train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Bruges / Brugge station.

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Bruges to Zaanse Schans train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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