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There are 5 ways to get from Bruges to Dover by bus, bus and ferry, train, night bus, car, car ferry or car train

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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Bus, bus and ferry  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover

$48 - $71

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Bus, night bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Lille N702
  2. Take the night bus from Lille to Dover Ouibus

$21 - $31

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int. Est

$174 - $345

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover

$39 - $57

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone

$221 - $238

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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Dover is to bus and night bus which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Dover is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs 190€ - 210€ and takes 1 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Dover. However, there are services departing from Bruges and arriving at Folkestone/Dover via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Dover. However, there are services departing from Bruges / Brugge and arriving at Dover Priory via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris Nord Eurostar and Ashford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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The distance between Bruges and Dover is 134 km.

The best way to get from Bruges to Dover without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 4 h 55 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Bruges to Dover, including transfers.

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Bruges to Dover bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Bruges station.

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

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Bruges to Dover bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Folkestone/Dover station.

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Map of how to get from Bruges to Dover.
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  • Distance: 83.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Dover, England?

You can take a train from Bruges to Dover via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, Ashford(Kent) Int., and Ashford International in around 7 h.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Lille to Dover
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
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 to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to Folkestone/Dover
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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Dover is 1 h behind Bruges. It is currently 9:23 PM in Bruges and 8:23 PM in Dover.

Bruges to Dover train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Ashford(Kent) Int. station.

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There are 502+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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