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There are 6 ways to get from Girona to Bruges by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Girona to Narbonne Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Narbonne to Bordeaux St Jean Intercités

€80 - €143

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Bus  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Girona Airport to Bordeaux Saint-Jean 1621 / ...

€32 - €42

4 alternative options

Bus via Toulouse  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Gerona/Girona to Toulouse
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to Bordeaux City Centre BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

€41 - €56

Drive  •  5h 8m

  1. Drive from Girona to Bruges 551.6 km

€60 - €90

Train, fly to Bordeaux  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bordeaux (BOD) BCN - BOD

€43 - €186

Train, fly to San Sebastian  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to San Sebastian (EAS) BCN - EAS
  3. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean

€75 - €253

Girona to Bruges by train and tram

The journey time between Girona and Bruges is around 7h 22m and covers a distance of around 568 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 9m. Operated by Renfe SNCF, SNCF and Tbm, the Girona to Bruges service departs from Girona and arrives in Gare de Bruges. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 22m
Fastest journey time:
7h 9m
Journey distance:
568 km
Services per week:
21
Cheapest price:
€80
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:56
Last service departs at:
14:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Girona to Bruges train and tram schedules

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International entry into France from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Conditions of entry into France from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Spain
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bruges is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bruges is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bruges is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from France.

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Last updated: 30 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Girona to Bruges is to bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 9h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Girona to Bruges is to drive which costs €60 - €90 and takes 5h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Girona to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Gerona/Girona and arriving at Bruges Centre via Toulouse, Gare Saint Jean and Place Ravezies. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Girona to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Girona and arriving at Gare de Bruges via Narbonne and Gare Saint-Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 21m.

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The distance between Girona and Bruges is 425 km. The road distance is 551.6 km.

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The best way to get from Girona to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 6h 21m and costs €80 - €150.

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It takes approximately 6h 21m to get from Girona to Bruges, including transfers.

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Girona to Bruges bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Gerona/Girona station.

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Girona to Bruges train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Girona station.

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The best way to get from Girona to Bruges is to train which takes 6h 21m and costs €80 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 9h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Girona to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 425.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 21m

What companies run services between Girona, Spain and Bruges, France?

You can take a train from Girona to Bruges via Narbonne, Bordeaux St Jean, and Gare Saint-Jean in around 6h 21m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Girona Airport to Bordeaux Saint-Jean 4 times a day. Tickets cost €27 - €35 and the journey takes 7h 55m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Flights from Barcelona to San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Train operators
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Girona to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
renfe-sncf.com
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Narbonne to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€45 - €70
Rail 1st Class
€60 - €95
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€28 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€40 - €60
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Renfe AVE
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Girona Airport to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Toulouse to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Gerona/Girona to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
alsa.com
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Toulouse to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Blablabus

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Girona to Bruges bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Bordeaux City Centre station.

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Girona to Bruges train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Bordeaux St Jean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Girona to Bruges is 552 km. It takes approximately 5h 8m to drive from Girona to Bruges.

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