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There are 3 ways to get from Leuven to Bruges by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Bruges / Brugge Ic

$13 - $20

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Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Leuven to Bruges N84

$7 - $13

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Leuven to Bruges 79.5 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Bruges is to bus which costs 6€ - 11€ and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leuven to Bruges is to drive which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 1 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leuven and arriving at Bruges. Services depart five times a week, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Louvain / Leuven and arriving at Bruges / Brugge. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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The distance between Leuven and Bruges is 110 km. The road distance is 127.2 km.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs 11€ - 17€.

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The train from Louvain / Leuven to Bruges / Brugge takes 1 h 27 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Leuven to Bruges train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Louvain / Leuven station.

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The best way to get from Leuven to Bruges is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs 11€ - 17€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6€ - 11€ and takes 2 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Leuven to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 68.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

What companies run services between Leuven, Belgium and Bruges, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Leuven to Bruges hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leuven to Bruges 5 times a week. Tickets cost $7 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
belgianrail.be
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2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$21 - $30
Bus operators
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 Leuven to Bruges
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leuven to Bruges is 127 km. It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to drive from Leuven to Bruges.

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There are 1507+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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