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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Paris Montparnasse  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$199 - $250

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Bordeaux City Centre Ouibus

$33 - $47

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Train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Tournai / Doornik Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv

$172 - $204

Night bus  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the night bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean N743

$53 - $88

Drive  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Bruges 553.2 miles

$110 - $180

Fly from Brussels, line 35 bus  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bordeaux (BOD) BRU - BOD
  2. Take the line 35 bus from Mérignac Centre to Bruges Centre

$52 - $255

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly, line 35 bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Bordeaux (BOD) LIL - BOD
  3. Take the line 35 bus from Mérignac Centre to Bruges Centre

$95 - $319

Fly from Charleroi, line 35 bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Bordeaux (BOD) CRL - BOD
  2. Take the line 35 bus from Mérignac Centre to Bruges Centre

$43 - $184

Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Bordeaux (BOD) ORY - BOD

$146 - $321

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bordeaux (BOD) AMS - BOD

$103 - $242

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Bruges is to bus which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 12 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Bruges is to fly and line 35 bus which costs 45€ - 230€ and takes 5 h.

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The distance between Brussels and Bruges is 759 km. The road distance is 885.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 5 h 47 min and costs 170€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Brussels to Bruges, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Bruges is to train which takes 5 h 47 min and costs 170€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 12 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Bruges is 885 km. It takes approximately 8 h 13 min to drive from Brussels to Bruges.

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Brussels Airlines, KLM, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 882+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 474.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Bruges via Paris-Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse, and Bordeaux-St-Jean in around 5 h 47 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Brussels to Bruges 3 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 12 h 10 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux via Basel
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Basel
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Lille Flandres to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Tournai / Doornik
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $23
Eurostar
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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tbm
Phone
+33 5 57 57 88 88
Website
infotbm.com
Bus from Mérignac Centre to Bruges Centre
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
infotbm.com

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 4€ - 18€.

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