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There are 7 ways to get from Bruges to Germany by train, plane, bus, ferry or car

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Train to Brussels, fly to Frankfurt  •  5 h 8 min

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

$109 - $306

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Train to Brussels, fly to Hamburg  •  5 h 21 min

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

$44 - $147

5 alternative options

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 15 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 Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS

$125 - $344

Train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$157 - $249

Bus  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Brussels, Brussels-North station 1753 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 081

$49 - $93

Bus, ferry, train  •  16 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Brugge Hoefijzer to Breskens Veerhaven 42
  2. Take the ferry from Breskens, Veerhaven to Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg Wsf
  3. Take the train from Vlissingen to Rotterdam Centraal
  4. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Berlin

Drive  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Berlin 509.5 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Germany is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 130€ and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Germany is to train and fly which costs 95€ - 270€ and takes 5 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Germany. However, there are services departing from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Brussels, Brussels-North station, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Germany. However, there are services departing from Bruges / Brugge and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf via Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 3 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Germany is 502 km. The road distance is 815.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Germany without a car is to train which takes 9 h 3 min and costs 130€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Bruges to Germany, including transfers.

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Bruges to Germany bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein station.

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Bruges to Germany 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 Germany is to train which takes 9 h 3 min and costs 130€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 85€ and takes 15 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Bruges to Germany.
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  • Distance: 313.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Germany?

You can take a train from Bruges to Berlin via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 9 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Berlin via Brussels, Brussels-North station, Berlin, Berlin central bus station, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB, and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf in around 15 h 22 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
49 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 / 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
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 Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Vlissingen to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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.

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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 Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brugge Hoefijzer to Breskens Veerhaven
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Brugge, Hoefijzer to Breskens, Veerhaven
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Rotterdam to Berlin
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
eurolines.de
Ferry operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Ferry from Breskens, Veerhaven to Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
connexxion.nl

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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 Germany bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Bruges to Germany train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Germany is 815 km. It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to drive from Bruges to Germany.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Brussels Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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