There are 9 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  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Brussels (BRU) DUB - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Bruges / Brugge

48€ - 234€

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  19h 1m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Bruges BlaBlaBus

25€ - 33€

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Fly to Charleroi, train  •  6h 15m

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

44€ - 250€

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 54m

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

88€ - 266€

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  8h 37m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Dusseldorf (DUS) DUB - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

132€ - 335€

Car ferry, train  •  11h 28m

  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 Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  4. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

254€ - 794€

Car ferry, train, bus via London  •  14h 2m

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

156€ - 445€

Car ferry, train, bus  •  21h 35m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham to De Panne

141€ - 197€

Car ferry, drive  •  23h 43m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Bruges

105€ - 185€

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Bruges is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 25€ - 35€ and takes 19h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Bruges is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 6h 4m.

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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 - Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 1m.

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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 11h 28m and costs 250€ - 800€.

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It takes approximately 6h 4m 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 1h 45m.

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

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

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Bruges. However, you can take the bus to Dublin Airport 11 11a, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Brussels, take the walk to Brussels Airport-Zaventem, then take the train to Bruges. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Dublin Airport 11 11a, 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
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 420€
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 460€
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 280€
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 290€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 420€
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 470€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 350€
Flights from Dublin to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 370€
Flights from Dublin to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 180€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 390€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 430€
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Dublin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 230€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dublin to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 23€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
20€ - 23€
1st Class
29€ - 32€
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 150€
Website
Thalys
Standard
70€ - 100€
Comfort
85€ - 110€
Premium
100€ - 150€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 350€
Standard
100€ - 130€
Standard Premier
150€ - 190€
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 - Victoria Coach Station to Bruges
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Blablabus
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
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
National Express
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Birmingham to De Panne
Ave. Duration
11h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
33€ - 37€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
33€ - 37€
car
100€
Passenger
35€
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 80€
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
120€ - 140€
On Foot
65€ - 80€
car
100€
Passenger
35€
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 140€
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
40€
Small Car
136€

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Bruges is 1h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 8:26 AM in Dublin and 9:26 AM in Bruges.

Ethiopian Airlines, Ryanair, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1975+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs 2€ - 11€.

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