There are 11 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to London St. Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$141 - $326

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 37 min

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

$31 - $82

9 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to London Ouibus
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street

$84 - $127

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 53 min

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

$229 - $256

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 7 min

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

$80 - $122

Train to Brussels, fly to Birmingham  •  5 h 3 min

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

$72 - $306

Train to Brussels, fly to East Midlands, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to East Midlands (EMA) BRU - EMA
  3. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street

$117 - $736

Train to Antwerp, fly to Birmingham  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Anvers-Berchem
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Birmingham (BHX) ANR - BHX

$69 - $451

Train to Brussels, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges 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

$123 - $329

Fly Ostend to Manchester, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Ostend (OST) to Manchester (MAN) OST - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street

$90 - $315

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to Birmingham  •  7 h

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

$105 - $292

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Birmingham is to bus which costs 26€ - 70€ and takes 8 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Birmingham is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs 190€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Birmingham is 379 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Bruges to Birmingham, including transfers.

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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 8 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Bruges and arriving at Birmingham New Street via Brussels - Midi and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 37 min.

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

You can take a train from Bruges to Birmingham via Bruxelles-Midi, Brussels - Midi, London St. Pancras International, and London Euston in around 5 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Birmingham via London and London Victoria Coach Station in around 8 h 37 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Brussels to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Brussels to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Ostend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$27 - $220
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
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
Train from Bruges to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $27
1st Class
$34 - $38
Train from Bruges to Anvers-Berchem
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
Train from Bruges to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Virgin West Coast Trains
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Bus operators
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 London
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
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 Bruges to London
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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