There are 4 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bruges by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 27m

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Bruges / Brugge Ic

20€ - 23€

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Bus  •  2h

  1. Take the bus from Brussels Airport to Bruges 819 / ...

8€ - 10€

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Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bruges 106.9 km

12€ - 19€

Towncar  •  1h 6m

  1. Take a town car from Brussels Airport to Bruges 106.9 km

320€ - 460€

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bruges is to bus which costs 8€ - 10€ and takes 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bruges is to drive which costs 12€ - 19€ and takes 1h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels Airport and arriving at Bruges. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arriving at Bruges / Brugge. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 27m.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Bruges is 95 km. The road distance is 106.9 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs 20€ - 23€.

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The train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Bruges / Brugge takes 1h 27m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels Airport station.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bruges train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brussels Airport-Zaventem station.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bruges is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs 20€ - 23€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 10€ and takes 2h.

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  • Distance: 94.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 27m

What companies run services between Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium and Bruges, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bruges hourly. Tickets cost 20€ - 23€ and the journey takes 1h 27m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bruges every 4 hours. Tickets cost 8€ - 10€ and the journey takes 2h.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 23€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
20€ - 23€
1st Class
29€ - 32€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels Airport to Bruges
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Brussels Airport to Bruges
Estimated price
320€ - 460€

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bruges station.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bruges train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Bruges / Brugge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bruges is 107 km. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Bruges.

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