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There are 6 ways to get from Giethoorn to Bruges by train, ferry, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Steenwijk to Schiphol Airport
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$76 - $123

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Steenwijk to Schiphol Airport Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 819

$41 - $70

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Train, ferry, bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Steenwijk to Rotterdam Centraal
  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

Night bus, bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the night bus from Zwolle to Utrecht Centraal Snelbus i.p.v. trein
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht to Bruges Ouibus

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Giethoorn to Bruges 206.4 miles

$50 - $75

Train, fly  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Steenwijk to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

$99 - $298

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The cheapest way to get from Giethoorn to Bruges is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Giethoorn to Bruges is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Giethoorn to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Giethoorn, Kerkweg and arriving at Bruges via Zwartsluis, Busstation, Zwolle and Utrecht. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 37 min.

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The distance between Giethoorn and Bruges is 259 km. The road distance is 330.3 km.

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The best way to get from Giethoorn to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 6 h 14 min and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Giethoorn to Bruges, including transfers.

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Giethoorn to Bruges bus services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Zwolle station.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Giethoorn to Bruges bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Bruges station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Giethoorn to Bruges is 330 km. It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to drive from Giethoorn to Bruges.

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  • Distance: 162 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

What companies run services between Giethoorn, Netherlands and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a train from Giethoorn to Bruges via Steenwijk, Station, Steenwijk, Schiphol Airport, Antwerpen-Centraal, and Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal in around 6 h 14 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Train operators
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 Steenwijk to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Steenwijk to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Vlissingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
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
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
Bus operators
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
Website
Connexxion
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
Night bus from Zwolle to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Utrecht to Bruges
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
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 Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Connexxion

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