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There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bruges by train, 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.

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Train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$97 - $144

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Bus  •  9 h 30 min

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

$30 - $50

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Train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf  •  5 h 32 min

  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 / ...

$102 - $162

Bus, train  •  9 h 31 min

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

$36 - $82

Train, drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice / ...
  2. Drive from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Bruges

$83 - $123

Drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Bruges 309.4 miles

$65 - $95

Fly to Brussels, train  •  4 h 54 min

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

$106 - $303

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FRA - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

$163 - $380

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) FRA - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge

$118 - $338

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bruges is to bus which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bruges is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 4 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Bruges. Services depart five times a week, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Bruges is 403 km. The road distance is 495.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 5 h 24 min and costs 80€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bruges, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Bruges train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Bruges is to train which takes 5 h 24 min and costs 80€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 9 h 30 min.

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  • Distance: 252.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Bruges via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord in around 5 h 24 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Bruges 5 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
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 Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
Train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
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 central station to Bruges
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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
8 h 15 min
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 1 h.

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Frankfurt am Main to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bruges station.

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Frankfurt am Main 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 am Main to Bruges is 495 km. It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Bruges.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Bruges bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1516+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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