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

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Bus  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Calais to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 1753

$6 - $11

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Calais Ville to Gare de Lille Flandres
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk
  3. Take the train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$40 - $58

Drive  •  1h 11m

  1. Drive from Calais to Bruges 70.2 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to Bruges is to bus which costs 5€ - 10€ and takes 1h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Bruges is to drive which costs 13€ - 19€ and takes 1h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Calais and arriving at Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Gare de Calais Ville and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via Gare de Lille Flandres and Courtrai / Kortrijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between Calais and Bruges is 100 km. The road distance is 112.4 km.

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The best way to get from Calais to Bruges without a car is to bus which takes 1h 50m and costs 5€ - 10€.

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The bus from Calais to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein takes 1h 50m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Calais to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Calais station.

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Calais to Bruges train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Calais Ville station.

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The best way to get from Calais to Bruges is to bus which takes 1h 50m and costs 5€ - 10€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 4h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Calais to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 62.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 50m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Calais to Bruges twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 1h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Calais to Bruges via Gare de Lille Flandres and Courtrai / Kortrijk in around 4h 1m.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Calais Ville to Gare de Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Gare de Lille Flandres to Gare de Courtrai/Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$14 - $22
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgiantrain.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Calais to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Calais to Bruges is 112 km. It takes approximately 1h 11m to drive from Calais to Bruges.

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