There are 3 ways to get from Brussels to Bruges by train, bus or car

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Train  •  54 min

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

9€ - 14€

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Bus  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges 819 / ...

7€ - 20€

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Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Bruges 95.8 km

11€ - 17€

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Bruges is to train which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Bruges is to train which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station station and arriving at Bruges. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid and arriving at Bruges / Brugge. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Bruges is 88 km. The road distance is 95.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 54 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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The train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge takes 54 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Brussels to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Brussels to Bruges train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Bruges is to train which takes 54 min and costs 9€ - 14€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 20€ and takes 1h 20m.

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  • Distance: 88.2 km
  • Duration: 54 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Bruges, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels to Bruges every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 9€ - 14€ and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Bruges hourly. Tickets cost 7€ - 10€ and the journey takes 1h 20m. Eurolines FR also services this route 6 times a week.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
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, Brussels-North station to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Rue Royale to Brugge, Stationsplein
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Eurolines FR

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

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Brussels 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 to Bruges is 96 km. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Brussels to Bruges.

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Book your Brussels to Bruges bus tickets online with FlixBus and Busbud.

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There are 1927+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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