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

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Train  •  1 h 4 min

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

$11 - $16

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Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 1753 / ...

$6 - $10

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Bruges 60 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Bruges is to bus which costs 5€ - 9€ and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Bruges is to drive which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 1 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station station and arriving at Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. and arriving at Bruges / Brugge. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Bruges is 88 km. The road distance is 96 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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The train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Bruges / Brugge takes 1 h 4 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Bruges is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs 9€ - 14€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 9€ and takes 1 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 55.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels to Bruges every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Bruges 3 times a day. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
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2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Brussels to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 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 1 h 2 min to drive from Brussels to Bruges.

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There are 1516+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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