There are 6 ways to get from Bruges to Amsterdam by train, bus, ferry, car 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  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys / ...

$38 - $66

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Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 802

$15 - $26

4 alternative options

Bus, ferry, train  •  5 h 43 min

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

Bus Eurolines NL  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Brugge to Amsterdam Duivendrecht 141

$27 - $35

Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Amsterdam 154.4 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRU - AMS

$81 - $269

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 13€ - 22€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Amsterdam is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Bruges and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Amsterdam is 173 km. The road distance is 247 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs 30€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Bruges to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Bruges to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 108.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Bruges to Amsterdam via Bruxelles-Midi and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 3 h 33 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bruges to Amsterdam 4 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Vlissingen to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Brugge, Hoefijzer to Breskens, Veerhaven
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brugge Hoefijzer to Breskens Veerhaven
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Brugge to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
Ferry operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Ferry from Breskens, Veerhaven to Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
connexxion.nl

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