There are 5 ways to get from Bruges to Nijmegen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Antwerpen-Berchem Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda Ic
  3. Take the train from Breda to Nijmegen

$33 - $59

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Bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Eindhoven 080
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven to Nijmegen 822 / ...

$13 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Brugge to Utrecht 141
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Nijmegen Intercity

$33 - $49

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Nijmegen 142.2 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Brugge to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRU - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Nijmegen

$89 - $281

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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Nijmegen is to bus which costs 11€ - 21€ and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Nijmegen is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Nijmegen. However, there are services departing from Bruges and arriving at Nijmegen via Eindhoven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Nijmegen. However, there are services departing from Brugge and arriving at Nijmegen via Antwerpen-Berchem and Breda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Nijmegen is 195 km. The road distance is 227.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Nijmegen without a car is to train which takes 3 h 45 min and costs 28€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Bruges to Nijmegen, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Bruges to Nijmegen is to train which takes 3 h 45 min and costs 28€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 11€ - 21€ and takes 5 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Bruges to Nijmegen.
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  • Distance: 121.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Nijmegen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Bruges to Nijmegen via Antwerpen-Berchem and Breda in around 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Nijmegen via Eindhoven in around 5 h 5 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brugge to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $19
Train from Brugge to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $27
1st Class
$34 - $38
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-Berchem to Breda
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $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 to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Eindhoven to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Brugge to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
eurolines.nl

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Bruges to Nijmegen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Nijmegen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Nijmegen is 227 km. It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to drive from Bruges to Nijmegen.

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KLM offers flights from Brussels Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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