There are 7 ways to get from Bremen to Bruges by train, bus, ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge Ic / ...

$126 - $185

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Bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bremen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 075 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 802

$36 - $59

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Bus, train, ferry  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Bremen to Amsterdam
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Vlissingen
  3. Take the ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven Wsf
  4. Take the bus from Breskens Veerhaven to Brugge Hoefijzer 42

Train, drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Drive from Duisburg Hbf to Bruges

$94 - $138

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Bremen to Bruges 330.5 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Bremen to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 48 min

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

$111 - $396

Train to Hamburg, fly to Brussels, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Brussels (BRU) HAM - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge

$76 - $190

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bremen to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Bremen and arriving at Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bremen to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Bremen Hbf and arriving at Brugge via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 12 min.

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The distance between Bremen and Bruges is 434 km. The road distance is 528.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 8 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 12 min to get from Bremen to Bruges, including transfers.

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

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Bremen to Bruges train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Bremen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Bruges is to train which takes 8 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Bremen Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Bremen to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 271.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 12 min

What companies run services between Bremen, Germany and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a train from Bremen to Bruges via Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 8 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bremen to Bruges via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk in around 10 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
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 Bremen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to 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
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Vlissingen
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
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
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 Bremen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bremen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$21
High
$36
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Breskens Veerhaven to Brugge Hoefijzer
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Breskens, Veerhaven to Brugge, Hoefijzer
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Ferry operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
connexxion.nl

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bremen to Bruges is 529 km. It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to drive from Bremen to Bruges.

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KLM offers flights from Bremen Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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

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There are 1531+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bremen to Bremen Airport is to line 6 tram which takes 10 min and costs .

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