There are 10 ways to get from Bruges to Birmingham 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  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

£127 - £456

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Bus via London  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to London - Victoria Coach Station BlaBlaBus
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express / ...

£17 - £21

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Bus, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to London - Victoria Coach Station BlaBlaBus
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

£44 - £167

Bus  •  13h 49m

  1. Take the bus from De Panne to Birmingham

£21 - £25

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4h 57m

  1. Drive from Bruges to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Birmingham

£173 - £199

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 8m

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

£60 - £93

Train to Brussels, fly to Birmingham  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Birmingham (BHX) BRU - BHX

£55 - £238

Train to Brussels, fly to Manchester, train  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Manchester (MAN) BRU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street

£91 - £395

Train to Brussels, fly to Bristol, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bristol (BRS) BRU - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street

£95 - £286

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Birmingham  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Birmingham (BHX) AMS - BHX

£96 - £271

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Birmingham is to bus via London which costs 20€ - 25€ and takes 8h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Birmingham is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs 200€ - 240€ and takes 4h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Birmingham station. However, there are services departing from Bruges and arriving at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Bruges / Brugge and arriving at Birmingham New Street via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 35m.

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The distance between Bruges and Birmingham is 237 miles.

The best way to get from Bruges to Birmingham without a car is to train which takes 5h 35m and costs 150€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Bruges to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Bruges to Birmingham bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Bruges station.

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Bruges to Birmingham 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 Birmingham is to train which takes 5h 35m and costs 150€ - 550€. Alternatively, you can bus via London, which costs 20€ - 25€ and takes 8h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Bruges to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 237 miles
  • Duration: 5h 35m

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

You can take a train from Bruges to Birmingham via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 5h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Birmingham via London - Victoria Coach Station and London Victoria Coach Station in around 8h 49m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £360
Flights from Brussels to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £400
Flights from Brussels to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £410
Flights from Brussels to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £390
Flights from Brussels to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £460
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £380
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £330
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £430
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£8 - £12
1st Class
£12 - £18
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £19
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£17 - £19
1st Class
£24 - £27
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £13
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£8 - £13
1st Class
£13 - £20
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£85 - £290
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£250 - £290
Standard
£85 - £110
Standard Premier
£120 - £160
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£110 - £150
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £110
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £110
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£24 - £40
Anytime Single
£35 - £60
Off-Peak Single
£29 - £45
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£26 - £40
Anytime Single
£35 - £60
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £50
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £90
Website
Thalys
Standard
£45 - £65
Comfort
£55 - £75
Premium
£60 - £90
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Blablabus
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham - Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Blablabus
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Book at
National Express
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from De Panne to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
11h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Bruges to Birmingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Birmingham is 1h behind Bruges. It is currently 9:54 AM in Bruges and 8:54 AM in Birmingham.

Bruges to Birmingham train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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Brussels Airlines and KLM offer flights from Brussels Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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