There are 6 ways to get from Folkestone to Bruges by train, bus, bus and ferry, car train, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Bruges Ouibus

$54 - $115

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Dover to Calais
  2. Take the bus from Calais to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Bruges

$23 - $32

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge Intercity

$77 - $191

Bus and ferry, bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Bruges Ouibus

$55 - $77

Eurotunnel, drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Bruges

$190 - $198

Car ferry, drive  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  2. Drive from Calais to Bruges

$42 - $61

What companies run services between Folkestone, England and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a train from Folkestone to Bruges via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Bruxelles-Midi in around 4 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Folkestone to Bruges via Dover Priory, Dover Priory Railway Station, Dover, Eastern Docks (Ferry Port), Dover, Calais, and Lille in around 7 h 40 min.

Train operators
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $95
Premier
$90 - $120
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $160
Premier
$130 - $180
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$175
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Dover to Calais
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Calais to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Folkestone and Bruges is 144 km.

The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Bruges is to bus which costs £17 - £24 and takes 7 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Bruges is to Eurotunnel and drive which takes 1 h 38 min and costs £140 - £150.

No, there is no direct train from Folkestone to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Brugge via Ashford(Kent) Int. and Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Folkestone to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Folkestone, Shellons Street Car Park and arriving at Bruges via Dover Priory Railway Station, Folkestone/Dover and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Folkestone to Bruges, including transfers.