There are 4 ways to get from Heerlen to Bruges by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Brugge Ic

$25 - $37

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Bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Bruges N84

$18 - $28

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Hasselt Station perron 10 20a / ...
  2. Take the train from Hasselt to Brugge Ic

$20 - $30

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Heerlen to Bruges 141.7 miles

$30 - $50

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No, there is no direct bus from Heerlen to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Heerlen and arriving at Bruges via Maastricht. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Heerlen to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Heerlen and arriving at Brugge via Maastricht and Liege-Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Heerlen and Bruges is 196 km. The road distance is 226.8 km.

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The best way to get from Heerlen to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 4 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Heerlen to Bruges, including transfers.

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

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Heerlen to Bruges train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Liege-Guillemins station.

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The best way to get from Heerlen to Bruges is to train which takes 4 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 11 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Heerlen to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 122.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Heerlen to Bruges hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $28 and the journey takes 1 h 59 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Heerlen to Bruges twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
belgianrail.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Hasselt to Brugge
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$28 - $45
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Hasselt Station perron 10
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
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 Maastricht to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Maastricht to Bruges
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Heerlen to Bruges is 227 km. It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to drive from Heerlen to Bruges.

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