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

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Fly Bologna to Brussels, train  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Brussels (BRU) BLQ - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Bruges / Brugge

$76 - $300

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Fly Bologna to Charleroi, train  •  6h 24m

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

$50 - $329

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Train to Venice, fly to Brussels, train  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Brussels (BRU) VCE - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Bruges / Brugge

$62 - $295

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Brussels, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Station
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Brussels (BRU) LIN - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Bruges / Brugge

$77 - $315

Fly Bologna to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 59m

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

$128 - $395

Train  •  12h 18m

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambery to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  4. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$293 - $381

Bus and ferry, bus, train  •  19h 36m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Zurich
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Brussels North
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$108 - $141

Train, car train  •  19h 55m

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova Rv / ...
  2. Take the car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Köln Hbf
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice
  4. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$130 - $245

Bus  •  20h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Paris, Paris N521
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Bruges 757

$79 - $131

Drive  •  11h 51m

  1. Drive from Bologna to Bruges 752.2 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Bruges is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 290€ and takes 6h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Bruges is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 260€ and takes 5h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Bruges via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Bologna Centrale and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via Torino Porta Susa, Chambery and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 18m.

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The distance between Bologna and Bruges is 960 km. The road distance is 1203.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 12h 18m and costs 250€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 5h 43m to get from Bologna to Bruges, including transfers.

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Bologna to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bologna, Bologna station.

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Bologna to Bruges train services, operated by ItaloTreno, depart from Bologna Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bruges is to train which takes 12h 18m and costs 250€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 120€ and takes 20h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 600.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 43m

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a train from Bologna to Bruges via Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, Chambery, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 12h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bologna to Bruges via Paris, Paris in around 20h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Venice to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $500
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $480
Flights from Bologna to Charleroi via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$27 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Chambery to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $270
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$210 - $270
1st Class
$280 - $390
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Bologna, Bologna to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Bruges
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Bologna to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bruges station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Bruges is 1204 km. It takes approximately 11h 51m to drive from Bologna to Bruges.

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Brussels Airlines, Air France, Alitalia and five other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Bologna to Bruges bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1566+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bologna Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 13m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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