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There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona 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.

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Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$304 - $363

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Fly to Charleroi, train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Charleroi (CRL) BCN - CRL
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

$59 - $243

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Train  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Perpignan to Bruxelles Midi Tgv
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$274 - $312

Bus  •  19 h

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Lille N781
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Bruges Ouibus / ...

$79 - $132

Bus, train  •  23 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Brussels Airport N781
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Bruges / Brugge Ic

$107 - $162

Drive  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Bruges 828.6 miles

$170 - $250

Fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 10 min

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

$62 - $224

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8 h 25 min

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

$104 - $319

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Bruges is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Bruges is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Bruges via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris-Nord and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 8 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Bruges is 1095 km. The road distance is 1325.7 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 10 h 8 min and costs 260€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 8 min to get from Barcelona to Bruges, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Bruges bus services, operated by Starbus, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Bruges train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Bruges is to train which takes 10 h 8 min and costs 260€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 19 h.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 684.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 8 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Bruges via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, Paris-Nord, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 10 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Bruges via Lille in around 19 h.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Valencia
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Barcelona to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $75
Train from Perpignan to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$230 - $250
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$230 - $250
1st Class
$290 - $440
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
57 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 Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $29
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$26 - $29
1st Class
$37 - $41
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge
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
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Lille
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$119
Schedules at
starbus.es
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Lille
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Barcelona to Brussels Airport
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Barcelona to Bruges bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Bruges station.

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Barcelona to Bruges train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Bruges / Brugge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Bruges is 1326 km. It takes approximately 12 h 26 min to drive from Barcelona to Bruges.

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easyJet, Lufthansa, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Brussels Airport.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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