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There are 7 ways to get from Germany to Bruges by plane, train, bus, ferry or car

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Fly from Frankfurt, train  •  3 h 58 min

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

$94 - $306

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Fly from Hamburg, train  •  5 h 15 min

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

$30 - $146

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Fly from Berlin Tegel, train  •  5 h 34 min

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

$53 - $222

Train  •  9 h

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) 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 / ...

$157 - $259

Bus  •  16 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Brussels, Brussels-North station 081
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 1753 / ...

$50 - $93

Bus, train, ferry  •  17 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Rotterdam
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Vlissingen
  3. Take the ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven Wsf
  4. Take the bus from Breskens Veerhaven to Brugge Hoefijzer 42

Drive  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Bruges 508 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Germany to Bruges is to fly and train which costs 25€ - 130€ and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Germany to Bruges is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 270€ and takes 3 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Germany to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin, Berlin central bus station and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Germany to Bruges. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via Berlin Hbf (tief), Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

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The distance between Germany and Bruges is 502 km. The road distance is 812.7 km.

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The best way to get from Germany to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 9 h and costs 130€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Germany to Bruges, including transfers.

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Germany to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Germany to Bruges train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Germany to Bruges is to train which takes 9 h and costs 130€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 85€ and takes 16 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Germany to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 313.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Germany and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a train from Berlin to Bruges via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Hbf (tief), Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 9 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin to Bruges via S+U Zoologischer Garten/Jebensstr., S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB, Berlin, Berlin central bus station, and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 16 h 43 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Train operators
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 5 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
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
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 Berlin Hbf (tief) to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
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
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Vlissingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
eurolines.de
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Breskens Veerhaven to Brugge Hoefijzer
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Breskens, Veerhaven to Brugge, Hoefijzer
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Ferry operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
connexxion.nl

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Germany to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Germany to Bruges is 813 km. It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to drive from Germany to Bruges.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1529+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Germany to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 39 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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