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There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bruges by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly, train  •  2h 40m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Bruges / Brugge

$82 - $280

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Bus  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Bruges N84

$40 - $55

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$95 - $141

Bus, train  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Gent
  2. Take the train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$46 - $102

Drive  •  4h 25m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bruges 302.7 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bruges is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 8h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bruges is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 250€ and takes 2h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Bruges. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 53m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Bruges is 398 km. The road distance is 484.3 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 4h 53m and costs 80€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bruges, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bruges train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bruges is to train which takes 4h 53m and costs 80€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 8h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 249 miles
  • Duration: 2h 40m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bruges via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 4h 53m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bruges twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 8h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
Train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Bruges
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Gent
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$29
High
$41

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bruges station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bruges is 484 km. It takes approximately 4h 25m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bruges.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bruges bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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