There are 11 ways to get from Cambridge to Bruges by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train 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  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge Ic / ...

$99 - $248

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Bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 010 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges N815 / ...

$21 - $47

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Train, bus  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges N815 / ...

$38 - $70

Train, bus via London Liverpool Street  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges N815 / ...

$40 - $73

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bruges

$65 - $96

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bruges

$212 - $230

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brugge

$102 - $257

Train to London City, fly to Antwerp, train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Antwerp (ANR) LCY - ANR
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Brugge

$109 - $353

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  4. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brugge

$138 - $392

Train to Norwich, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Amsterdam (AMS) NWI - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  4. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brugge

$181 - $458

Fly London Stansted to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Amsterdam (AMS) STN - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brugge

$109 - $324

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Bruges is to bus which costs £16 - £40 and takes 9 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Bruges is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £160 - £180 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and arriving at Bruges via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Brugge via London St. Pancras International and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Bruges is 151 miles.

The best way to get from Cambridge to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs £75 - £190.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Cambridge to Bruges, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Bruges bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) station.

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Cambridge to Bruges train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Bruges is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs £75 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £40 and takes 9 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 150.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a train from Cambridge to Bruges via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Bruges via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London in around 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from London City to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Norwich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $27
1st Class
$34 - $38
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $27
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $90
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 London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Bruges is 1 h ahead of Cambridge. It is currently 8:05 PM in Cambridge and 9:05 PM in Bruges.

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

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Brussels Airlines and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1533+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 29 min and costs £9 - £35.

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