There are 3 ways to get from Dunkirk to Bruges by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Dunkerque, Dunkerque Belle Vue to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 1753

$4 - $7

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Train  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Dunkerque to Lille Europe Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge Ic / ...

$62 - $107

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Dunkirk to Bruges 45.3 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dunkerque, Dunkerque Belle Vue and arriving at Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Dunkirk to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Dunkerque and arriving at Brugge via Lille Europe Eurostar and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Dunkirk and Bruges is 62 km. The road distance is 72.5 km.

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The best way to get from Dunkirk to Bruges without a car is to bus which takes 1 h and costs .

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The bus from Dunkerque, Dunkerque Belle Vue to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein takes 1 h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Dunkirk to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Dunkerque, Dunkerque Belle Vue station.

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Dunkirk to Bruges train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Dunkerque station.

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The best way to get from Dunkirk to Bruges is to bus which takes 1 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 16 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Dunkirk to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 38.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between Dunkirk, France and Bruges, Belgium?

FlixBus operates a bus from Dunkirk to Bruges twice daily. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dunkirk to Bruges via Lille Europe, Lille Europe Eurostar, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 4 h 16 min.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Dunkerque to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Dunkerque to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $40
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $68
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$22 - $35
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 Dunkerque, Dunkerque Belle Vue to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Dunkirk to Bruges is 73 km. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Dunkirk to Bruges.

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