There are 4 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Bruges by train, bus or car

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  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge Ic / ...

$87 - $117

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Bruges 080

$17 - $29

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 2 min

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

$54 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Bruges 176.1 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

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 six times a week, and operate every day. 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 Brugge via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 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 33 min and costs 70€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 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 33 min and costs 70€ - 100€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 154.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Düsseldorf to Bruges via Brussels - Midi and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 3 h 33 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Düsseldorf to Bruges 6 times a week. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$75 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $150
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 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
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 Düsseldorf to Bruges
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Düsseldorf - Hauptbahnhof to Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de

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