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 / ...

5€ - 9€

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Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Ghent to Bruges 802 / ...

5€ - 19€

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ghent to Bruges 46.7 km

60€ - 75€

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Ghent to Bruges 46.7 km

5€ - 8€

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The cheapest way to get from Ghent to Bruges is to drive which costs 5€ - 8€ and takes 36 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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ghent and arriving at Bruges. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 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 15 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 46.7 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 15 minutes.

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Ghent to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ghent 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 bus, which costs 5€ - 19€ and takes 45 min.

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  • Distance: 38.6 km
  • Duration: 24 min

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges / Brugge every 15 minutes. Tickets cost 5€ - 9€ and the journey takes 24 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ghent to Bruges 4 times a day. Tickets cost 5€ - 7€ and the journey takes 45 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 9€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
5€ - 9€
1st Class
9€ - 13€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ghent to Bruges
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Gent, St.-Pietersstation to Brugge, Stationsplein
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Eurolines FR
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Bus from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
Other operators
Taxi from Ghent to Bruges
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Viabrussels
Phone
+32 49 42 63 065
Website
viabrussels.com
Taxi Gent
Phone
+32 9 333 33 33
Website
taxigent.be
Taxi Discount Gent
Phone
+32 475 47 10 10
Website
taxisdiscount.be
Express Taxi VIP
Phone
+32 489 87 38 73
Website
expresstaxi.be
Airport Taxis
Phone
+32 28 81 02 02
Website
airport-taxis.be

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Ghent to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bruges 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 36 min to drive from Ghent to Bruges.

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