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There are 4 ways to get from Bruges to Louvain-la-Neuve by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ottignies S8 / ...

18€ - 27€

Cheapest option

Bus, line 71 bus  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Brussels, Brussels-North station 819
  2. Take the line 71 bus from Gare Centrale to Delta 71
  3. Take the bus from AUDERGHEM Métro Delta to LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE Gare d'Autobus C

13€ - 20€

2 alternative options

Train, line 71 bus, bus  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. Ic / ...
  2. Take the line 71 bus from Gare Centrale to Delta 71
  3. Take the bus from AUDERGHEM Métro Delta to LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE Gare d'Autobus C

15€ - 21€

Drive  •  1h 22m

  1. Drive from Bruges to Louvain-la-Neuve 86 miles

15€ - 23€

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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Louvain-la-Neuve is to bus and line 71 bus which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 3h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Louvain-la-Neuve is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Louvain-la-Neuve. However, there are services departing from Bruges / Brugge and arriving at Louvain-La-Neuve via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid and Ottignies. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 22m.

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The distance between Bruges and Louvain-la-Neuve is 114 km. The road distance is 137.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Louvain-la-Neuve without a car is to train which takes 2h 22m and costs 17€ - 27€.

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It takes approximately 2h 22m to get from Bruges to Louvain-la-Neuve, including transfers.

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Bruges to Louvain-la-Neuve 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 Louvain-la-Neuve is to train which takes 2h 22m and costs 17€ - 27€. Alternatively, you can bus and line 71 bus, which costs 12€ - 20€ and takes 3h 22m.

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Bruges to Louvain-la-Neuve train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Ottignies station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Louvain-la-Neuve is 138 km. It takes approximately 1h 22m to drive from Bruges to Louvain-la-Neuve.

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  • Distance: 71.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 22m

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium?

You can take a train from Bruges to Louvain-la-Neuve via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid and Ottignies in around 2h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Louvain-la-Neuve via Brussels, Brussels-North station, Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord, Brux.-/ Brus-Centr., Gare Centrale, Delta, and AUDERGHEM Métro Delta in around 3h 22m.

Train operators
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Ottignies
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
8€ - 12€
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
14€ - 22€
Bus operators
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib-mivb.be
Bus from Gare Centrale to Delta
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
STIB
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from AUDERGHEM Métro Delta to LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE Gare d'Autobus
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
TEC
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
4€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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