There are 7 ways to get from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice

$107 - $162

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Bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N815 / ...

$28 - $50

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Train, bus  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Gent-Dampoort Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gent to Frankfurt

$36 - $86

Drive  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main 303.4 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Brussels, fly to Frankfurt  •  4 h 55 min

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

$100 - $292

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to Frankfurt  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Frankfurt (FRA) AMS - FRA

$123 - $338

Train to Antwerp, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Antwerpen-Berchem
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) ANR - CGN
  3. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf

$114 - $474

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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bruges and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Brugge and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Frankfurt am Main is 403 km. The road distance is 485.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 5 h 45 min and costs 90€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Bruges to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bruges station.

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

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The best way to get from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 5 h 45 min and costs 90€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

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  • Distance: 252.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a train from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 5 h 45 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
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
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Brugge to Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Train from Brugge to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $27
1st Class
$34 - $38
Train from Brugge to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $27
Train from Brugge to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
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
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Gent to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$30
High
$42

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Bruges to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Bruges to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Frankfurt am Main is 485 km. It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to drive from Bruges to Frankfurt am Main.

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Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Bruges to Frankfurt am Main bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 674+ hotels available in Frankfurt am Main. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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