There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bruges by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Brugge Intercity / ...

$77 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 268 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 819

$23 - $39

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Antwerpen
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Bruges Ic / ...

$65 - $90

Night bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the night bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bruges N84

$30 - $55

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Bruges 309.4 miles

$65 - $95

Fly, train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Brugge

$100 - $292

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bruges is to bus which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 56 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bruges is to fly and train which takes 4 h 3 min and costs 85€ - 250€.

More details

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Bruges is 403 km. The road distance is 495 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bruges, including transfers.

More details

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Bruges. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Brugge via Bruxelles-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

More details

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Bruges via Bruxelles-Nord in around 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Bruges via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport, Cologne, Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station, and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 7 h 56 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
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(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Anvers-Central to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $26
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $26
1st Class
$34 - $37
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bruges
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Cologne to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Antwerpen
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$59

Want to know more about travelling around Belgium

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.