Directions from Aachen to Bruges

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles Midi Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge Intercity

$32 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Aachen to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 819

$11 - $17

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Ghent
  2. Take the train from Gent-Dampoort to Brugge Intercity

$48 - $68

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Bruges 151.1 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a train from Aachen to Bruges via Bruxelles Midi and Bruxelles-Midi in around 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aachen to Bruges via Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 4 h.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Gent-Dampoort to Brugge
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Aachen to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Ghent
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Aachen and Bruges is 206 km. The road distance is 242 km.

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Bruges is to bus which costs 9€ - 15€ and takes 4 h.

The quickest way to get from Aachen to Bruges is to drive which takes 2 h 19 min and costs 27€ - 40€.

No, there is no direct train from Aachen to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at Brugge via Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Aachen to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Aachen and arriving at Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Aachen to Bruges, including transfers.