There are 11 ways to get from Bologna to Bruges by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Bologna to Brussels, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Brussels (BRU) BLQ - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brugge

$85 - $290

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Fly Bologna to Charleroi, train  •  6 h 35 min

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

$50 - $329

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Train to Florence, fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Brussels (BRU) FLR - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brugge

$121 - $423

Train to Venice, fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 40 min

  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 Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brugge

$82 - $324

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Brussels (BRU) LIN - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brugge

$85 - $314

Fly Bologna to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 13 min

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

$133 - $401

Train  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi Tha
  5. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge Ic / ...

$279 - $364

Bus FlixBus, train  •  18 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan 421 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Brussels, Brussels-North station
  3. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Brugge Ic / ...

$69 - $123

Bus  •  21 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to Antwerpen
  2. Take the bus from Antwerp to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 802

$84 - $114

Bus Eurolines IT, train  •  25 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to Brussel
  2. Take the train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Brugge Ic / ...

$96 - $128

Drive  •  11 h 51 min

  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 bus which costs 70€ - 100€ and takes 21 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Bruges is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 250€ and takes 6 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Bologna and arriving at Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein via Antwerp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Brugge via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 8 min.

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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 13 h 8 min and costs 230€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Bologna to Bruges, including transfers.

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

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Bologna to Bruges train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Bologna C.Le station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bruges is to train which takes 13 h 8 min and costs 230€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 100€ and takes 21 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 600.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Bologna to Bruges via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, Bruxelles Midi, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 13 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bologna to Bruges via Antwerpen and Antwerp in around 21 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Florence to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Florence to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Florence to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Venice to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $500
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Florence to Brussels via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $500
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $480
Flights from Bologna to Charleroi via Bratislava
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bologna to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $27
1st Class
$34 - $38
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $27
Train from Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$17 - $26
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles 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 - $170
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Antwerp to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
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 Bologna to Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Bologna to Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Bologna to Brussel
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.it

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The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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

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

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

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Brussels Airlines, Hop!, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1533+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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

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