There are 10 ways to get from Belfast to Bruges by plane, train, bus, car ferry or bus and ferry

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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Fly Belfast City to Brussels, train  •  7h 49m

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Brussels (BRU) BHD - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Bruges / Brugge

88€ - 336€

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  21h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin 400
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  3. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Bruges

39€ - 53€

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Bus to Dublin, fly to Brussels, train  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Brussels (BRU) DUB - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Bruges / Brugge

59€ - 201€

Fly Belfast City to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 2m

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

123€ - 368€

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Brussels, train  •  8h 21m

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Brussels (BRU) BFS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Bruges / Brugge

85€ - 310€

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 34m

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

105€ - 332€

Bus to Dublin, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  9h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUB - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
  4. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge

101€ - 293€

Car ferry, train via Chester  •  15h 7m

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
  3. Take the train from Chester to London Euston
  4. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  5. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

222€ - 767€

Car ferry, train  •  17h 21m

  1. Take the car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  4. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  5. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

367€ - 1131€

Bus, bus and ferry via Birmingham  •  26h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Belfast City Centre, Glengall Street to Busáras X2a / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham to De Panne

60€ - 75€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Bruges is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £30 - £45 and takes 21h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Bruges is to bus and fly and train which costs £50 - £170 and takes 7h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Bruges via Dublin and London - Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 51m.

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The distance between Belfast and Bruges is 719 km.

The best way to get from Belfast to Bruges without a car is to car ferry and train via Chester which takes 15h 7m and costs £180 - £650.

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It takes approximately 7h 49m to get from Belfast to Bruges, including transfers.

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Belfast to Bruges bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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There is no direct flight from Belfast City Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Belfast to Bruges bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Bruges station.

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Bruges is 1h ahead of Belfast. It is currently 9:32 AM in Belfast and 10:32 AM in Bruges.

Map of how to get from Belfast to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 719.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 49m

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Bruges, Belgium?

There is no direct connection from Belfast to Bruges. However, you can take the line 600 shuttle to Belfast City Airport, take the walk to Belfast City airport, fly to Brussels, take the walk to Brussels Airport-Zaventem, then take the train to Bruges. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Brussels, take the walk to Brussels Airport-Zaventem, then take the train to Bruges.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Belfast City to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 420€
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 310€
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 350€
Flights from Belfast City to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 340€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 270€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam Schiphol via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 270€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam Schiphol via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 270€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 270€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam Schiphol via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 270€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam Schiphol via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 270€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 270€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 310€
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Belfast City to Brussels via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 1600€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Brussels via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Brussels via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Brussels via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 380€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 340€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
27€ - 250€
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 250€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Flights from Belfast City to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to Amsterdam Schiphol via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 370€
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Brussels via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Belfast City to Brussels via East Midlands
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 23€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
20€ - 23€
1st Class
29€ - 32€
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
54 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€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 280€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
80€ - 110€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
200€ - 280€
Train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
180€ - 240€
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
460€ - 600€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 350€
Standard
100€ - 130€
Standard Premier
150€ - 190€
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Aircoach
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
Dublin Coach
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
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National Express
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Book at
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 London - Victoria Coach Station to Bruges
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Blablabus
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast City Centre, Glengall Street to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 31€
Website
Bus Eireann
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Birmingham to De Panne
Ave. Duration
11h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
12€ - 60€
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Single offer
31€
Standard fare
56€
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 60€
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 60€
Website
P&O Ferries
Passenger Standard
33€
Passenger Flexi
56€

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Loganair, KLM, Brussels Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Belfast City Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1921+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Belfast City Airport is to line 600 shuttle which takes 8 min and costs £3.

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