There are 8 ways to get from Brussels to Bruges by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 19 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

$192 - $241

Cheapest option

Fly from Charleroi, line 35 bus  •  5 h 40 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

6 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North to Bordeaux

$107 - $151

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 48 min

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

$55 - $91

Drive  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Bruges 553.2 miles

$110 - $180

Fly from Brussels, line 35 bus  •  4 h 52 min

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

$67 - $255

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly, line 35 bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels - 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

$88 - $317

Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  5 h 21 min

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

$148 - $324

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Bruges is to bus which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 12 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Bruges is to fly and line 35 bus which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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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 19 min and costs 160€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 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 19 min and costs 160€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 130€ and takes 12 h 13 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, easyJet, KLM and Hop! offer flights from Brussels Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 919+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 16€ - 18€.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 474.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 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, Bordeaux-St-Jean, and Gare Saint-Jean in around 5 h 19 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Brussels to Bruges 6 times a week. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 11 h 35 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
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
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
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $480
Flights from Paris Orly to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Bordeaux via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
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 - $170
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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 - $210
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
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 Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
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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