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There are 3 ways to get from Bruges to Calais by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Calais 1753

$6 - $11

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Calais Ville Calais Ville - Lille Flandres / ...

$41 - $59

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Calais 69.6 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Calais is to bus which costs 5€ - 10€ and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Calais is to drive which costs 13€ - 19€ and takes 1 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein and arriving at Calais. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Calais. However, there are services departing from Bruges / Brugge and arriving at Gare de Calais Ville via Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk and Gare de Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Calais is 100 km. The road distance is 111.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Calais without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 50 min and costs 5€ - 10€.

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The bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Calais takes 1 h 50 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Bruges to Calais 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 Calais is to bus which takes 1 h 50 min and costs 5€ - 10€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 4 h 16 min.

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  • Distance: 62.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Calais, France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Bruges to Calais twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bruges to Calais via Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk and Gare de Lille Flandres in around 4 h 16 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Bus operators
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, Bruges Bargeplein to Calais
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Bruges to Calais bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Calais station.

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Bruges to Calais train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Calais Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Calais is 111 km. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from Bruges to Calais.

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