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There are 9 ways to get from Bruges to Hamburg by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  4 h 58 min

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

$40 - $141

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Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 15 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 Hamburg N71

$36 - $90

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Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6 h 51 min

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

$119 - $248

Train, train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  3. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM

$113 - $248

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
  2. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  4. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Hamburg (HAM) AMS - HAM

$85 - $272

Train  •  8 h 19 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 Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$83 - $216

Bus Ecolines  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Brugge to Utrecht 141
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht to Hamburg 848502

$48 - $72

Drive, train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$115 - $171

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Hamburg 402.5 miles

$80 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Hamburg is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 14 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Hamburg is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 130€ and takes 4 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein and arriving at Hamburg via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Bruges / Brugge and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Brussels Midi-Zuid and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 19 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Hamburg is 530 km. The road distance is 644.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 8 h 19 min and costs 70€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Bruges to Hamburg, including transfers.

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

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Bruges to Hamburg 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 Hamburg is to train which takes 8 h 19 min and costs 70€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 80€ and takes 11 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Bruges to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 331.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Hamburg, Germany?

You can take a train from Bruges to Hamburg via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, and Köln Hbf in around 8 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Hamburg via Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 11 h 15 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
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
55 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 Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $20
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
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 Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
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 Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Brugge to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
eurolines.nl

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Bruges to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Hamburg station.

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Bruges to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Hamburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Hamburg is 644 km. It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to drive from Bruges to Hamburg.

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Brussels Airlines, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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