There are 8 ways to get from Bruges to Düsseldorf by train, bus, night bus, car 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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Train Thalys  •  4 h 7 min

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

$81 - $115

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Night bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bruges to Düsseldorf 080

$16 - $27

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice

$59 - $120

Train, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Anvers-Central Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Antwerpen to Düsseldorf - Hauptbahnhof

$52 - $72

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Antwerp 802
  2. Take the bus from Antwerp to Düsseldorf 280 / ...

$17 - $29

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Düsseldorf 177.1 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Antwerp, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Anvers-Berchem
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) ANR - CGN

$70 - $444

Train to Brussels, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BRU - DUS

$70 - $237

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Düsseldorf is to night bus which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Düsseldorf is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Düsseldorf is 247 km. The road distance is 283.3 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Bruges to Düsseldorf, including transfers.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Bruges and arriving at Düsseldorf. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from Bruges and arriving at Düsseldorf via Brussels - Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

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Bruges to Düsseldorf train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Eupen station.

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Map of how to get from Bruges to Düsseldorf.
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  • Distance: 154.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Düsseldorf, Germany?

You can take a train from Bruges to Düsseldorf via Bruxelles-Midi and Brussels - Midi in around 4 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Düsseldorf via Antwerp in around 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Brussels to Dusseldorf via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$16 - $24
Train from Bruges to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
Train from Bruges to Anvers-Berchem
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
Train from Bruges to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $26
1st Class
$33 - $37
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Antwerpen to Düsseldorf - Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
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 Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Antwerp to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Bruges to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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