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There are 4 ways to get from Ghent to Bruges by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$6 - $10

3 alternative options

Line 58 bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the line 58 bus from Gent Sint-Jacobs perron 1 to Eeklo Station perron 2 58 / ...
  2. Take the line 58 bus from Eeklo Station perron 2 to Brugge Gentpoort 58 / ...

$7

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ghent to Bruges 29.3 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Ghent to Bruges 29.3 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Bruges is to line 58 bus which costs 7€ and takes 1 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ghent to Bruges is to train which costs 5€ - 9€ and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ghent to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Gent Sint-Jacobs perron 1 and arriving at Brugge Gentpoort via Eeklo Station perron 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters and arriving at Bruges / Brugge. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between Ghent and Bruges is 39 km. The road distance is 46.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 24 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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The train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges / Brugge takes 24 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Ghent to Bruges bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Gent Sint-Jacobs perron 1 station.

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Ghent to Bruges train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters station.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Bruges is to train which takes 24 min and costs 5€ - 9€. Alternatively, you can line 58 bus, which costs 7€ and takes 1 h 52 min.

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  • Distance: 24.2 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

What companies run services between Ghent, Belgium and Bruges, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Ghent to Bruges every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ghent to Bruges via Eeklo Station perron 2 in around 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Gent Sint-Jacobs perron 1 to Eeklo Station perron 2
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Bus from Eeklo Station perron 2 to Brugge Gentpoort
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Ghent to Bruges
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Taxi Gent
Phone
+32 9 333 33 33
Website
taxigent.be
Express Taxi VIP
Phone
+32 489 87 38 73
Website
expresstaxi.be
Taxi Discount Gent
Phone
+32 475 47 10 10
Website
airport-taxis-discount.be

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Ghent to Bruges bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Brugge Gentpoort station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ghent to Bruges is 47 km. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Ghent to Bruges.

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