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There are 8 ways to get from Dublin to Bruges by plane, train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry 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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Fly to Brussels, train  •  5 h 38 min

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

$64 - $212

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  19 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges Ouibus

$39 - $49

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Fly to Charleroi, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Charleroi (CRL) DUB - CRL
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

$62 - $231

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DUB - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge

$87 - $247

Car ferry, train  •  12 h 37 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$264 - $498

Car ferry, train Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  15 h 38 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the bus from London to Bruges

$200 - $300

Car ferry, train, bus via Birmingham New Street  •  18 h 56 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
  4. Take the bus from London to Bruges

$181 - $259

Car ferry, drive  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Dover
  3. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  4. Drive from Calais to Bruges

$152 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Bruges is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 19 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Bruges is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Bruges via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 26 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Bruges is 686 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Bruges without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 12 h 37 min and costs 230€ - 440€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Dublin to Bruges, including transfers.

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Dublin to Bruges bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Dublin to Bruges bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Bruges station.

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Bruges is 1 h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 3:27 AM in Dublin and 4:27 AM in Bruges.

Map of how to get from Dublin to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 428.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Bruges, Belgium?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Bruges. However, you can take the line 747 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Brussels, take the walk to Brussels Airport-Zaventem, take the train to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, then take the train to Bruges. Alternatively, you can take the line 747 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Charleroi, take the walk to Charleroi Airport, take the shuttle to Brussels-South Station, take the walk to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, then take the train to Bruges.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from Dublin to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol via Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Train operators
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Eurostar
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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
$150 - $230
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Bus operators
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
6 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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 and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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Ryanair, KLM, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1507+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 17 min and costs 5€.

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