There are 6 ways to get from Bruges to Amsterdam by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Antwerpen Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal Tha / ...

$33 - $92

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 10 min

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

$15 - $26

4 alternative options

Train via Bruxelles-Midi  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Bruxelles-Midi Intercity
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Schiphol (Airport) Tha / ...

$73 - $121

Bus Eurolines NL  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Brugge to Amsterdam Duivendrecht 141

$28 - $36

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 Brugge to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRU - AMS

$77 - $271

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

You can take a train from Bruges to Amsterdam via Antwerpen Centraal in around 2 h 57 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 Brugge to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Brugge to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Brugge to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $27
1st Class
$34 - $38
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $75
1st Class
$70 - $100
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$85 - $120
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
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

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Questions & Answers

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

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

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

No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Brugge and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Antwerpen Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

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.

It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Bruges to Amsterdam, including transfers.