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There are 11 ways to get from Bruges to Edinburgh by train, plane, bus, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Train to Brussels, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 52 min

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

$94 - $294

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Bus  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to London Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh National Express / ...

$48 - $136

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Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Edinburgh  •  7 h 1 min

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

$101 - $269

Train to Brussels, fly to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Newcastle (NCL) BRU - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh

$123 - $417

Train to Charleroi, fly to Edinburgh  •  6 h 31 min

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

$66 - $223

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Glasgow  •  8 h 30 min

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

$126 - $320

Bus, train  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to London Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$80 - $140

Train  •  11 h 18 min

  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 London St. Pancras International Est
  4. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$231 - $466

Night bus, bus  •  17 h 22 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bruges to London N815
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh S9

$75 - $138

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 29 min

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

$276 - $333

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 44 min

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

$134 - $197

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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Edinburgh is to bus which costs 40€ - 120€ and takes 16 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Edinburgh is to train and fly which costs 80€ - 260€ and takes 5 h 52 min.

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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 16 h 30 min.

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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/Midi, Paris Nord Eurostar and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 18 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Edinburgh is 676 km.

The best way to get from Bruges to Edinburgh without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h 14 min and costs 65€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Bruges to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Bruges to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Ouibus, 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 11 h 18 min and costs 200€ - 410€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 120€ and takes 16 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Bruges to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 422.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Bruges to Edinburgh via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London Kings Cross in around 11 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Edinburgh via London and London Victoria Coach Station in around 16 h 30 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Newcastle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Brussels to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Glasgow via Southampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Charleroi to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Brussels to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
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
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
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
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Eurostar
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 London
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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 London
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Bruges to Edinburgh bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh is 1 h behind Bruges. It is currently 2:08 AM in Bruges and 1:08 AM in Edinburgh.

Bruges to Edinburgh train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Flybe, Aer Lingus, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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