Duration 5h 48m
Distance 885 km
Average price 210€
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Brussels and Bruges takes 5h 48m and the fastest train takes 4h 47m. There is a train service every few hours from Brussels to Bruges. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Paris

  1. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
  3. Bruges
5h 3m
156€ - 299€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Brussels to Bruges? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Gare de Bruges via Gare du Nord, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and Gare Saint-Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 3m.

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The distance between Brussels and Bruges is 759 km. The road distance is 885 km.

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Brussels to Bruges train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Brussels to Bruges train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Bordeaux St Jean station.

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There are 1184+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Brussels and Bruges?

You can take a train from Brussels to Bruges via Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Bordeaux St Jean, and Gare Saint-Jean in around 5h 3m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
75€ - 160€

Contact Details

Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€

Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 110€

Contact Details

Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
85€ - 100€
1st Class
95€ - 110€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 38€
1st Class
27€ - 32€
Train from Lille Europe to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 70€
1st Class
55€ - 70€

About this operator

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
75€ - 140€

Contact Details

Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
75€ - 90€
1st Class
110€ - 140€

About this operator

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 330€

Contact Details

Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 330€
Standard
60€ - 75€
Standard Premier
100€ - 130€

Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 2€
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
23€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€

About this operator

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

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