There are 13 ways to get from Bruges to Birmingham by bus, train, night 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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Bus, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to London Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill

$84 - $148

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Bus  •  8 h 36 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

$30 - $63

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Train  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$220 - $491

Night bus, train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bruges to London N815
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$82 - $172

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

$227 - $254

Drive, carferry  •  6 h 7 min

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

$79 - $122

Train to Brussels, fly to Birmingham  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Birmingham (BHX) BRU - BHX

$82 - $322

Train to Brussels, fly to East Midlands, train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to East Midlands (EMA) BRU - EMA
  3. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street

$127 - $751

Train to Brussels, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Manchester (MAN) BRU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street

$128 - $345

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to Birmingham  •  7 h 31 min

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

$83 - $272

Train to Brussels, fly to Bristol, train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bristol (BRS) BRU - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street

$149 - $392

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$145 - $445

Train to Brussels, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Heathrow (LHR) BRU - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street

$178 - $375

Questions & Answers

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 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Brugge and arriving at Birmingham New Street via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris Nord Eurostar and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 21 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Birmingham is 379 km.

The best way to get from Bruges to Birmingham without a car is to bus and train which takes 8 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 13 min to get from Bruges to Birmingham, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bruges to Birmingham is to bus which takes 8 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 21 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Bruges to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 237 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 13 min

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

You can take a bus from Bruges to Birmingham via London and London Victoria Coach Station in around 8 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bruges to Birmingham via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London Euston in around 9 h 21 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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
Flights from Brussels to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Brussels to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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
Flights from Brussels to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
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 16 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
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
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
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Brugge to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
Eurostar
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
$172
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
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges to London
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
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
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

Birmingham is 1 h behind Bruges. It is currently 7:46 PM in Bruges and 6:46 PM in Birmingham.

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

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

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There are 566+ hotels available in Birmingham. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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