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

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Train  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Bruges / Brugge Ic

$25 - $37

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Bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Heerlen to Eindhoven N93
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven to Bruges 080

$15 - $26

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5h 29m

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

$20 - $29

Drive  •  2h 10m

  1. Drive from Heerlen to Bruges 141.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Heerlen to Bruges is to bus which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 5h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Heerlen to Bruges is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2h 10m.

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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 Eindhoven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Heerlen to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Heerlen and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via Maastricht and Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 25m.

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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 4h 25m and costs 21€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Heerlen to Bruges, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Heerlen to Bruges is to train which takes 4h 25m and costs 21€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 5h 30m.

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  • Distance: 122.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 25m

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 2h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Heerlen to Bruges via Eindhoven in around 5h 30m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Hasselt to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$28 - $40
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Station perron D to Hasselt Station perron 10
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Maastricht to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Heerlen to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Eindhoven to Bruges
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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 Bruges / Brugge station.

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

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