There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Bruges by plane, train, ferry, bus or car

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Fly, train  •  2h 25m

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

89€ - 244€

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Bus  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Bruges 819

16€ - 20€

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 4m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central Thalys
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

64€ - 118€

Train, ferry, bus  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Leiden Centraal to Vlissingen
  2. Take the ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven Wsf
  3. Take the bus from Breskens Veerhaven to Brugge Hoefijzer 42

32€ - 72€

Drive  •  2h 23m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Bruges 233.6 km

30€ - 50€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Bruges is to bus which costs 16€ - 20€ and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Bruges is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and arriving at Bruges. Services depart three times a day, and operate Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 5h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 4m.

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The distance between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) and Bruges is 162 km. The road distance is 233.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 3h 4m and costs 60€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 2h 25m to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Bruges, including transfers.

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport station.

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Bruges train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Bruges is to train which takes 3h 4m and costs 60€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 20€ and takes 5h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 161.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 25m

What companies run services between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Bruges via Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal in around 3h 4m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Bruges 3 times a day. Tickets cost 16€ - 20€ and the journey takes 5h 40m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Dutch Railways (NS)

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Leiden Centraal to Vlissingen
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Breskens Veerhaven to Brugge Hoefijzer
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Bruges
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Westerschelde Ferry
Phone
+31 (0)850401800
Email
klantenservice@westerscheldeferry.nl
Website
westerscheldeferry.nl
Ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€
Website
Westerschelde Ferry

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bruges station.

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Bruges train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Bruges / Brugge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Bruges is 234 km. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Bruges.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Bruges bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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