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There are 10 ways to get from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt Ice / ...

$96 - $146

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Bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N815 / ...

$28 - $50

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Train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice

$102 - $162

Train, bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels North to Frankfurt Hbf

$56 - $86

Drive, train  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Bruges to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...

$84 - $133

Drive  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main 303.4 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Brussels, fly to Frankfurt  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA

$106 - $303

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Frankfurt  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Frankfurt (FRA) AMS - FRA

$118 - $338

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Frankfurt  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA

$163 - $380

Train to Brussels, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Stuttgart (STR) BRU - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$127 - $338

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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bruges and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Bruges / Brugge and arriving at Frankfurt via Brusel Nord and Koln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Frankfurt am Main is 403 km. The road distance is 485.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 5 h 25 min and costs 80€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Bruges to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bruges station.

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Bruges to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Bruges / Brugge station.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 5 h 25 min and costs 80€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

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  • Distance: 252.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a train from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main via Brusel Nord, Köln Hauptbahnhof, and Koln Hbf in around 5 h 25 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Brussels North to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Bruges to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Bruges to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Frankfurt am Main is 485 km. It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to drive from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Brussels Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Bruges to Frankfurt am Main bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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