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There are 3 ways to get from Grimbergen to Bruges by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Line 821 bus, train  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the line 821 bus from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg to Vilvoorde Station Perron 3 821
  2. Take the train from Vilvorde / Vilvoorde to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

€15 - €22

Cheapest option

Line 230 bus, bus  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the line 230 bus from Grimbergen Dorp to Brussel Noord afstaphalte 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Bruges 819

€9 - €12

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h

  1. Drive from Grimbergen to Bruges 98.5 km

€10 - €16

Grimbergen to Bruges by bus and train

The journey time between Grimbergen and Bruges is around 1h 53m and covers a distance of around 111 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 33m. Operated by De Lijn and Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Grimbergen to Bruges service departs from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg and arrives in Bruges / Brugge. Typically 226 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 53m
Fastest journey time:
1h 33m
Journey distance:
111 km
Services per week:
226
Cheapest price:
€15
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:26
Last service departs at:
22:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Grimbergen to Bruges bus and train schedules

Grimbergen → Bruges
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Frequently Asked Questions


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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 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bruges is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Bruges is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grimbergen to Bruges is to line 230 bus and bus which costs €8 - €13 and takes 3h 3m.

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The fastest way to get from Grimbergen to Bruges is to drive which takes 1h and costs €10 - €16.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grimbergen to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Grimbergen Dorp and arriving at Bruges via Brussels-North train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 3m.

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The distance between Grimbergen and Bruges is 86 km. The road distance is 98.5 km.

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The best way to get from Grimbergen to Bruges without a car is to line 821 bus and train which takes 1h 46m and costs €14 - €23.

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It takes approximately 1h 46m to get from Grimbergen to Bruges, including transfers.

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Grimbergen to Bruges bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Grimbergen Dorp station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Grimbergen to Bruges is 99 km. It takes approximately 1h to drive from Grimbergen to Bruges.

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  • Distance: 85.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 46m

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

You can take a bus from Grimbergen to Bruges via Brussel Noord afstaphalte and Brussels-North train station in around 3h 3m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Vilvorde / Vilvoorde to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€3 - €6
1st Class
€5 - €9
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€15 - €22
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Grimbergen Hoge Steenweg to Vilvoorde Station Perron 3
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
Bus from Grimbergen Dorp to Brussel Noord afstaphalte
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
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 Brussels-North train station to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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