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There are 4 ways to get from Bruges to Brussels Airport (BRU) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 27m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brussels Airport-Zaventem Ic

€20 - €22

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Brussels Zaventem Airport 819

€8 - €10

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Bruges to Brussels Airport (BRU) 106.5 km

€11 - €17

Towncar  •  1h 6m

  1. Take a town car from Bruges to Brussels Airport 106.5 km

€30 - €60

Bruges to Brussels Airport (BRU) by bus

The bus journey time between Bruges and Brussels Airport (BRU) is around 2h 10m and covers a distance of around 106 km. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 10m. Operated by FlixBus, the Bruges to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus service departs from Bruges and arrives in Brussels Zaventem Airport. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
2h 10m
Fastest bus time:
2h 10m
Bus distance:
106 km
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€8
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
16:30
Last bus departs at:
16:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bruges to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus schedules

Bruges → Brussels Airport (BRU)
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  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brussels Airport (BRU) is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Brussels Airport (BRU) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Brussels Airport (BRU) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

Last updated: 18 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to bus which costs €8 - €10 and takes 2h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to drive which costs €11 - €17 and takes 1h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bruges and arriving at Brussels Zaventem Airport. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruges / Brugge and arriving at Brussels Airport-Zaventem. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 27m.

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The distance between Bruges and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 95 km. The road distance is 106.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Brussels Airport (BRU) without a car is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs €20 - €22.

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The train from Bruges / Brugge to Brussels Airport-Zaventem takes 1h 27m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Bruges to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bruges station.

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Bruges to Brussels Airport (BRU) 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 Brussels Airport (BRU) is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs €20 - €22. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €8 - €10 and takes 2h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Bruges to Brussels Airport (BRU).
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  • Distance: 94.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 27m

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Bruges / Brugge to Brussels Airport-Zaventem hourly. Tickets cost €20 - €22 and the journey takes 1h 27m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bruges to Brussels Zaventem Airport 4 times a week. Tickets cost €8 - €10 and the journey takes 2h 10m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €22
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €22
1st Class
€28 - €32
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges to Brussels Zaventem Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Bruges to Brussels Airport
Estimated price
€30 - €60

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Bruges to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels Zaventem Airport station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Brussels Airport (BRU) is 106 km. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Bruges to Brussels Airport (BRU).

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