There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bruges 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Thalys / ...
  2. Intercity

$57 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. 819

$17 - $30

3 alternative options

Bus Eurolines NL  •  6 h 58 min

  1. 141

$30 - $46

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. 146 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. AMS - BRU

$74 - $242

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bruges via Antwerpen Centraal in around 2 h 52 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bruges twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $30 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $27
1st Class
$34 - $38
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brugge
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
eurolines.nl

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Bruges is 162 km. The road distance is 234 km.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bruges is to bus which costs 15€ - 25€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bruges is to drive which takes 2 h 22 min and costs 30€ - 45€.

No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Schiphol (Airport) and arriving at Brugge via Antwerpen Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and arriving at Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Bruges, including transfers.