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There are 5 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Bruges by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$85 - $115

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Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Bruges 080

$17 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf - Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$53 - $73

Drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Bruges 176.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Brussels (BRU) DUS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

$81 - $275

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The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Bruges is to bus which costs 14€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Bruges is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Bruges. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Bruges is 247 km. The road distance is 281.8 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 3 h 25 min and costs 70€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Düsseldorf to Bruges, including transfers.

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

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Düsseldorf to Bruges train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Bruges is to train which takes 3 h 25 min and costs 70€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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  • Distance: 154.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a train from Düsseldorf to Bruges via Brussels - Midi and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 3 h 25 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Düsseldorf to Bruges 3 times a week. Tickets cost $17 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Düsseldorf - Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
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 Düsseldorf to Bruges
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Bruges is 282 km. It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to drive from Düsseldorf to Bruges.

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Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Scandinavian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Düsseldorf to Bruges bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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