There are 11 ways to get from Bruges to Edinburgh by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

£128 - £367

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Bus  •  16h

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to London - Victoria Coach Station BlaBlaBus
  2. Take the bus from LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to Edinburgh National Express / ...

£24 - £32

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Bus, train  •  10h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to London - Victoria Coach Station BlaBlaBus
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

£42 - £61

Bus, train via Sheffield  •  21h 51m

  1. Take the bus from De Panne to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Edinburgh

£134 - £330

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 29m

  1. Drive from Bruges to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Edinburgh

£219 - £260

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 40m

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

£106 - £164

Train to Brussels, fly to Edinburgh  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRU - EDI

£59 - £216

Train to Charleroi, fly to Edinburgh  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Edinburgh (EDI) CRL - EDI

£42 - £181

Train to Brussels, fly to Newcastle, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Newcastle (NCL) BRU - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh

£96 - £394

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly to Edinburgh  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Edinburgh (EDI) RTM - EDI

£122 - £281

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Edinburgh  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Edinburgh (EDI) AMS - EDI

£95 - £284

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Edinburgh is to bus which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 16h.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Edinburgh is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 250€ and takes 5h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Bruges and arriving at Edinburgh via LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Bruges / Brugge and arriving at Edinburgh via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 51m.

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The distance between Bruges and Edinburgh is 423 miles.

The best way to get from Bruges to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 8h 51m and costs 140€ - 420€.

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It takes approximately 8h 51m to get from Bruges to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Bruges to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Bruges station.

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Bruges to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh is to train which takes 8h 51m and costs 140€ - 420€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 16h.

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What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Edinburgh, Scotland?

You can take a train from Bruges to Edinburgh via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, London St Pancras Eurostar, and London Kings Cross in around 8h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Edinburgh via London - Victoria Coach Station and LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station in around 16h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £410
Flights from Brussels to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £360
Flights from Rotterdam to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £420
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £470
Flights from Brussels to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £230
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£45 - £230
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £390
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£180 - £500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £290
Flights from Charleroi to Edinburgh via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £290
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Brussels to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Rotterdam to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£8 - £12
1st Class
£13 - £19
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £20
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£18 - £20
1st Class
£25 - £28
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£9 - £14
1st Class
£14 - £21
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£90 - £110
Standard Premier
£130 - £170
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£30 - £45
1st Class
£55 - £85
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£11 - £16
1st Class
£26 - £40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£110 - £300
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£110 - £140
Anytime Day 1st Class
£210 - £300
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £180
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
TransPennine Express
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £80
Website
Thalys
Standard
£40 - £60
Comfort
£50 - £70
Premium
£55 - £80
Train from Anvers-Central to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£45 - £95
Website
Thalys
Standard
£45 - £65
Comfort
£55 - £75
Premium
£65 - £95
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Blablabus
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£17 - £22
Website
Blablabus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £19
Website
National Express
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from De Panne to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£17 - £21
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Ferry operators

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