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There are 7 ways to get from Bruges to London by bus, train, 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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Bus, train  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International

$53 - $146

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to London Ouibus / ...

$17 - $50

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Train  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International

$76 - $216

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3h 6m

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

$201 - $216

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 18m

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

$56 - $82

Train to Brussels, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 9m

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

$106 - $267

Train, train to Rotterdam, fly to London City  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY

$98 - $331

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bruges to London is to bus which costs 15€ - 45€ and takes 6h.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to London is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs 170€ - 190€ and takes 3h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bruges and arriving at London. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h.

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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 International via Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 56m.

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The distance between Bruges and London is 235 km.

The best way to get from Bruges to London without a car is to bus and train which takes 3h 36m and costs 45€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 3h 36m to get from Bruges to London, including transfers.

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Bruges to London bus services, operated by Ouibus, 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 best way to get from Bruges to London is to train which takes 3h 56m and costs 65€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 45€ and takes 6h.

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Map of how to get from Bruges to London.
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  • Distance: 146.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 36m

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

You can take a train from Bruges to London via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 3h 56m. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Bruges to London 4 times a week. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 6h. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.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 Lille
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bruges to London
Ave. Duration
6h
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.

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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bruges to London
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Bruges to London bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at London station.

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London is 1h behind Bruges. It is currently 5:16 AM in Bruges and 4:16 AM in London.

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

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

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Book your Bruges to London bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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