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There are 10 ways to get from Bruges to Rome by train, plane, bus, car train or car

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Train to Brussels, fly to Rome  •  6 h 10 min

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

$68 - $254

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Train to Charleroi, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) CRL - CIA

$57 - $271

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Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to Rome  •  8 h 45 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 Rome (FCO) AMS - FCO

$99 - $345

Bus, train to Paris CDG, fly to Rome  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  3. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Rome (FCO) CDG - FCO

$104 - $393

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  8 h 34 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-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda
  4. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven
  5. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) EIN - CIA

$72 - $330

Train  •  15 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr

$307 - $408

Train, car train  •  22 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the car train from Köln Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa / ...

$156 - $306

Bus  •  22 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Paris, Paris N702
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome N1729

$97 - $168

Train, bus  •  27 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gent to Paris Gallieni
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma

$157 - $300

Drive  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Rome 977.2 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Rome is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 6 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Rome is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Rome. However, there are services departing from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein and arriving at Rome via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Rome. However, there are services departing from Bruges / Brugge and arriving at Roma Termini via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris Nord RER, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 19 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Rome is 1253 km. The road distance is 1563.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Rome without a car is to train which takes 15 h 19 min and costs 260€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Bruges to Rome, including transfers.

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

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Bruges to Rome 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 Rome is to train which takes 15 h 19 min and costs 260€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80€ - 150€ and takes 22 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Bruges to Rome.
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  • Distance: 782.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Rome, Italy?

You can take a train from Bruges to Rome via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 15 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Rome via Paris, Paris in around 22 h 40 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Flights from Charleroi to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Charleroi to Rome Ciampino via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Eindhoven to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Flights from Eindhoven to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Amsterdam to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Amsterdam to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Rome Ciampino via Katowice
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
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
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Anvers-Berchem / 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 - $18
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
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
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 Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Köln Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
13 h 44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
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
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Gent to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma
Ave. Duration
21 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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

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Bruges to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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