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There are 8 ways to get from Bruges to Cascais by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Brussels, fly

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lisbon (LIS)

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Train, bus to Charleroi, fly

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the bus from Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West to Charleroi Airport
  3. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Lisbon (LIS)

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Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Lisbon (LIS)

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Nimes
  3. Take the train from Nimes to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  4. Take the bus from Madrid South Bus Station to Cascais Bus Station

Train, bus via Madrid Airport (MAD)

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Nimes
  3. Take the train from Nimes to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  4. Take the bus from Madrid Barajas Airport to Cascais

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Lisbon

Train, bus #2

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  3. Take the bus from Paris Place de la Porte de Saint-Cloud to Lisbon Oriente

Drive

  1. Drive from Bruges to Cascais

Bruges to Cascais by train, subway, walk and bus

The journey time between Bruges and Cascais is around 40h 35m and covers a distance of around 2793 km. This includes an average layover time of around 19h 53m. The fastest journey normally takes 40h 35m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), TGV inOui, Renfe SNCF and others, the Bruges to Cascais service departs from Brugge and arrives in Cascais Bus Station. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
20h 41m
Layover time:
19h 53m
Total time:
40h 35m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
40h 35m
Journey distance:
2793 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
195 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
15:10
Last service departs at:
15:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bruges to Cascais train, subway, walk and bus schedules

Belgium → Portugal
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International entry into Portugal from Belgium

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Portugal, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Portugal with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from Belgium

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from India, Nepal and South Africa
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Macau, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay

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Rules to follow in Portugal

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Belgium

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cascais is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cascais is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cascais is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

No, returning to Belgium from Portugal is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 17 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Bruges to Cascais is to train and bus and fly, which costs €50 - €160 and takes 8h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Cascais is to train and fly which costs €50 - €200 and takes 7h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Cascais. However, there are services departing from Bruges and arriving at Cascais via Paris and Lisbon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 35m.

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The distance between Bruges and Cascais is 1705 km. The road distance is 2052.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Cascais without a car is to train and bus which takes 23h 56m and costs €240 - €350.

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It takes approximately 7h 42m to get from Bruges to Cascais, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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

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Cascais is 1h behind Bruges. It is currently 3:42 AM in Bruges and 2:42 AM in Cascais.

Map of how to get from Bruges to Cascais.
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  • Distance: 1705.3 km
  • Duration: 7h 42m

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Cascais, Portugal?

You can take a bus from Bruges to Cascais via Paris and Lisbon in around 32h 35m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €220
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €140
Flights from Charleroi to Lisbon via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€25 - €140
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €400
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €410
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €380
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Brussels to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lisbon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €850
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brugge to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €22
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €22
1st Class
€28 - €32
Train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€26 - €40
1st Class
€40 - €60
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Nimes
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€140 - €200
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€140 - €170
1st Class
€170 - €200
Renfe SNCF
Bus operators
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Bus from Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West to Charleroi Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
Flibco
Standard Ticket
€11 - €14
Gipsyy
Phone
+351 913 568 693
Email
hello@gipsyy.com
Website
gipsyy.com
Bus from Madrid South Bus Station to Cascais Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Website
Gipsyy
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 Madrid Barajas Airport to Cascais
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bruges to Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€80 - €100
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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Euroscoach By Cm Tours
Phone
+33 6 31 09 82 47
Email
contact@euroscoach.com
Website
euroscoach.com
Bus from Paris Place de la Porte de Saint-Cloud to Lisbon Oriente
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €75
Website
Euroscoach By Cm Tours

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Cascais is 2053 km. It takes approximately 19h 6m to drive from Bruges to Cascais.

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Brussels Airlines, easyJet, Iberia and five other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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