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There are 8 ways to get from Brighton to Bruges by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$100 - $248

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges Ouibus

$19 - $26

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges Ouibus

$37 - $58

Train, bus via London Blackfriars  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Blackfriars
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges Ouibus

$35 - $49

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bruges

$206 - $223

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Brighton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bruges

$62 - $91

Fly from London Gatwick, train  •  3 h 44 min

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

$223 - $559

Train to London Heathrow, fly, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

$136 - $315

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The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Bruges is to bus which costs £14 - £20 and takes 9 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Bruges is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £150 - £180 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Bruges via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via London St. Pancras International and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Brighton and Bruges is 149 miles.

The best way to get from Brighton to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 5 h 30 min and costs £75 - £190.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Brighton to Bruges, including transfers.

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Brighton to Bruges bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brighton station.

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Brighton to Bruges train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Brighton station.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Bruges is to train which takes 5 h 30 min and costs £75 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £20 and takes 9 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 149.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

What companies run services between Brighton, England and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a train from Brighton to Bruges via London St Pancras International LL, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Bruges via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 9 h 18 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Brussels
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Brighton to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
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
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Ouibus
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 from Brighton to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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

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Bruges is 1 h ahead of Brighton. It is currently 4:57 AM in Brighton and 5:57 AM in Bruges.

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

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Rwandair Express offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1516+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs £9 - £25.

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