There are 8 ways to get from Leicester to Bruges by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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 Eurostar, bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Bruges

$75 - $210

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges Ouibus

$22 - $31

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges Ouibus

$34 - $84

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bruges

$226 - $250

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bruges

$79 - $116

Train to Birmingham, fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Brussels (BRU) BHX - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Bruges

$108 - $360

Fly East Midlands to Brussels, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Brussels (BRU) EMA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Bruges

$85 - $686

Train to Birmingham, fly to Antwerp, train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Antwerp (ANR) BHX - ANR
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem to Bruges

$105 - $505

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Bruges is to bus which costs £16 - £24 and takes 8 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to Bruges is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £170 - £200 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Leicester and Bruges is 211 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Leicester to Bruges, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leicester station to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and arriving at Bruges via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Leicester, England and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a bus from Leicester to Bruges via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 8 h 35 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from East Midlands to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from East Midlands to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $27
1st Class
$34 - $38
Train from Anvers-Berchem to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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