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There are 4 ways to get from Folkestone to Bruges by car train, bus, 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.

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Eurotunnel, bus  •  3h 55m

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the bus from Calais to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 1753

$184 - $196

Cheapest option

Car ferry, drive  •  2h 7m

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

$41 - $61

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic

$76 - $180

Eurotunnel, drive  •  1h 41m

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

$186 - $194

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Folkestone to Bruges is to car ferry and drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 2h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Folkestone to Bruges is to Eurotunnel and drive which costs £140 - £150 and takes 1h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Folkestone to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Folkestone Central and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via Ashford(Kent) Int. and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between Folkestone and Bruges is 90 miles.

The best way to get from Folkestone to Bruges without a car is to Eurotunnel and bus which takes 3h 55m and costs £140 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3h 55m to get from Folkestone to Bruges, including transfers.

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Folkestone to Bruges train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Ashford(Kent) Int. station.

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Bruges is 1h ahead of Folkestone. It is currently 3:28 PM in Folkestone and 4:28 PM in Bruges.

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

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There are 1544+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Folkestone to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 90.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 55m

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., and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 4h 1m.

Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $180
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
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 Calais to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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