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There are 6 ways to get from Bruges to London by train, bus, bus and ferry, night 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  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille 757 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London

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Night bus  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the night bus from Bruges to London Victoria Coach Station N814

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3h 17m

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

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 36m

  1. Drive from Bruges to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

Train, fly  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to London Heathrow (LHR) BRU - LHR

Bruges to London by train

The train journey time between Bruges and London is around 3h 32m and covers a distance of around 290 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 22 min. The fastest train normally takes 3h 26m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and Eurostar, the Bruges to London train service departs from Bruges / Brugge and arrives in London St Pancras Eurostar. Typically 20 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
3h 10m
Layover time:
22 min
Total time:
3h 32m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 26m
Train distance:
290 miles
Trains per week:
20
Cheapest price:
£93
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:53
Last train departs at:
17:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bruges to London train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bruges to London is to bus and bus and ferry which costs €15 - €21 and takes 6h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to London is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs €170 - €200 and takes 3h 17m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Bruges and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. This bus operates Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to London. However, there are services departing from Bruges / Brugge and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 4m.

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The distance between Bruges and London is 147 miles.

The best way to get from Bruges to London without a car is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs €110 - €370.

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It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from Bruges to London, including transfers.

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

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

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

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Map of how to get from Bruges to London.
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  • Distance: 146.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 4m

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and London, England?

You can take a train from Bruges to London King's Cross via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 4h 4m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a vehicle from Bruges to London Victoria Coach Station once daily. Tickets cost £15 - £19 and the journey takes 7h 50m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£8 - £12
1st Class
£13 - £19
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £19
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
£17 - £19
1st Class
£24 - £27
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Bruges to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Lille to London
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£85 - £1,200
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£85 - £1,200
Standard Car - Flexi
£130 - £160

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Bruges to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London is 1h behind Bruges. It is currently 2:21 PM in Bruges and 1:21 PM in London.

Bruges to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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Rwandair Express, British Airways and Brussels Airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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