There are 7 ways to get from Groningen to Bruges by train, ferry, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brugge Ic / ...

$89 - $137

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 075 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 802

$26 - $44

5 alternative options

Train, ferry, bus  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen 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

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen CS, Hoofdstation to Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg 100
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Bruges Ouibus

$37 - $51

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Bruges 245.5 miles

$55 - $90

Train to Amsterdam, fly, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brugge

$101 - $301

Fly from Groningen, train  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Groningen (GRQ) to Brussels (BRU) GRQ - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brugge

$127 - $491

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Bruges is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Groningen to Bruges is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 3 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Groningen to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Groningen to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Brugge via Schiphol Airport and Antwerpen-Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 7 min.

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The distance between Groningen and Bruges is 319 km. The road distance is 392.8 km.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 6 h 7 min and costs 75€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Groningen to Bruges, including transfers.

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Groningen to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Groningen station.

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Groningen to Bruges train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Groningen station.

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The best way to get from Groningen to Bruges is to train which takes 6 h 7 min and costs 75€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Groningen to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 199.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from Groningen to Bruges via Schiphol Airport and Antwerpen-Centraal in around 6 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Groningen to Bruges via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Munich, Hannover
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Copenhagen, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Irakleion
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Groningen to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
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 Groningen to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Groningen to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $27
1st Class
$34 - $38
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
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
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 Groningen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen CS, Hoofdstation to Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
arriva.nl
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 Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Bruges
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
connexxion.nl

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