There are 7 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 44 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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge Ic / ...

$101 - $248

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Bus  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Brighton, Preston Circus to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges N815 / ...

$21 - $47

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges N815 / ...

$40 - $80

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

$208 - $225

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

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 1 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 Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brugge

$132 - $306

Train to London City, fly to Antwerp, train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Bridge
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Antwerp (ANR) LCY - ANR
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Brugge

$109 - $351

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Bruges is to bus which costs £15 - £40 and takes 9 h 43 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, Preston Circus and arriving at Bruges via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 43 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 Brugge via London St. Pancras International and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 44 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 44 min and costs £75 - £190.

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It takes approximately 5 h 44 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, Preston Circus 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 44 min and costs £75 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £40 and takes 9 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 149.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 44 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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 5 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brighton to Bruges via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London in around 9 h 43 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from London City to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
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 Bridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
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 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 Antwerpen-Berchem to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
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, Preston Circus to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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