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

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Train  •  1h

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...

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Rideshare  •  1h 27m

  1. Take the rideshare from Brugge to Brussels 98.7 km

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Bus  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Brussels-North train station 819 / ...

Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from Bruges to Brussels 95 km

Bruges to Brussels by train

The train journey time between Bruges and Brussels is around 1h and covers a distance of around 93 km. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Bruges to Brussels train service departs from Bruges and arrives in Bruxelles-Midi. Typically 361 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

361 Weekly Trains
1h Average Duration
€10 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Brussels is to rideshare which costs €6 and takes 1h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Brussels is to train which costs €10 - €14 and takes 1h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bruges and arriving at Brussels-North train station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruges and arriving at Bruxelles-Midi. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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The distance between Bruges and Brussels is 88 km. The road distance is 95 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 1h and costs €10 - €14.

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The train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Midi takes 1h including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Bruges to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bruges station.

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

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The best way to get from Bruges to Brussels is to train which takes 1h and costs €10 - €14. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €7 - €10 and takes 1h 35m.

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  • Distance: 88.2 km
  • Duration: 1h

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Brussels, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Midi every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €10 - €14 and the journey takes 1h. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bruges to Brussels-North train station 3 times a day. Tickets cost €7 - €10 and the journey takes 1h 35m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Phone
+3 318 576 2228
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Brugge to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Bruges to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels-North train station.

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Bruges to Brussels train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Brussels is 95 km. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Bruges to Brussels.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Bruges and Brussels. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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