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There are 4 ways to get from Bruges to Arras by bus, train or car

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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Bus, train  •  2h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Lille N702
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Arras(F) Tgv

$19 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Arras Ouibus

$5 - $10

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk to Gare de Lille Flandres
  3. Take the train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Arras

$35 - $51

Drive  •  1h 18m

  1. Drive from Bruges to Arras 76.8 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Arras is to bus which costs 4€ - 10€ and takes 3h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Arras is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Arras. However, there are services departing from Bruges and arriving at Arras via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Arras. However, there are services departing from Bruges / Brugge and arriving at Gare de Arras via Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk and Gare de Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 23m.

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The distance between Bruges and Arras is 106 km. The road distance is 122.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Arras without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 34m and costs 16€ - 25€.

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It takes approximately 2h 34m to get from Bruges to Arras, including transfers.

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Bruges to Arras bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Bruges station.

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Bruges to Arras train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Bruges / Brugge station.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Arras is to bus which takes 3h 5m and costs 4€ - 10€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 3h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Bruges to Arras.
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  • Distance: 66.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 34m

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Arras, France?

You can take a bus from Bruges to Arras via Lille in around 3h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bruges to Arras via Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk and Gare de Lille Flandres in around 3h 23m.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Arras(F)
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
Train from Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk to Gare de Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$14 - $22
Train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Arras
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Flandres to Arras(F)
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $34
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgiantrain.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Lille
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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 Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Arras
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus

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

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Bruges to Arras train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Arras station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Arras is 123 km. It takes approximately 1h 18m to drive from Bruges to Arras.

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