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There are 10 ways to get from Hamburg to Bruges by train, 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.

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Train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$82 - $209

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Bruxelles - North
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 1753 / ...

$38 - $86

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Train via Duisburg Hauptbahnhof  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Duisburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$171 - $239

Bus via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk  •  13 h 30 min

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

$45 - $79

Train, drive  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Drive from Duisburg Hbf to Bruges

$115 - $168

Drive  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Bruges 401.1 miles

$80 - $130

Fly to Brussels, train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Brussels (BRU) HAM - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

$41 - $141

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Dusseldorf (DUS) HAM - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

$120 - $248

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) HAM - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

$110 - $248

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HAM - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge

$100 - $286

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Bruges is to bus which costs 30€ - 75€ and takes 11 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Bruges is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 130€ and takes 5 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 59 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Bruges is 530 km. The road distance is 641.7 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 7 h 59 min and costs 70€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to get from Hamburg to Bruges, including transfers.

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Hamburg to Bruges bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Hamburg station.

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Hamburg to Bruges train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Hamburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Bruges is to train which takes 7 h 59 min and costs 70€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 75€ and takes 11 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 331.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 59 min

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a train from Hamburg to Bruges via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 7 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamburg to Bruges via Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 11 h 20 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Hamburg to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Düsseldorf to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
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
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
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

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Hamburg to Bruges train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Bruges / Brugge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Bruges is 642 km. It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to drive from Hamburg to Bruges.

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KLM and Brussels Airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1516+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to line 39 bus which takes 14 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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