There are 8 ways to get from Lingen to Bruges by train, bus, night 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  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Lingen(Ems) to Koeln Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

107€ - 224€

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Train, night bus, bus  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from Lingen(Ems) to Muenster(Westf)Hbf Ic
  2. Take the night bus from Münster to Brussels, Brussels-North station N71
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges 819 / ...

63€ - 84€

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Train via Duisburg  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Lingen(Ems) to Duisburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

135€ - 233€

Train, bus  •  10h 13m

  1. Take the train from Rheine to Apeldoorn
  2. Take the train from Apeldoorn to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the bus from Utrecht to Brugge 141

76€ - 133€

Drive  •  3h 50m

  1. Drive from Lingen to Bruges 399.1 km

45€ - 70€

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the train from Rheine to Amersfoort
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  4. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Bruges / Brugge

125€ - 361€

Train to Hannover, fly, train  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Lingen(Ems) to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Brussels (BRU) HAJ - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Bruges / Brugge

139€ - 348€

Train to Muenster, fly, train  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the train from Lingen(Ems) to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
  2. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Brussels (BRU) FMO - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Bruges / Brugge

158€ - 472€

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The cheapest way to get from Lingen to Bruges is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Lingen to Bruges is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lingen to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Lingen(Ems) and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via Koeln Hbf and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 35m.

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The distance between Lingen and Bruges is 317 km. The road distance is 399.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lingen to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 6h 35m and costs 100€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 6h 35m to get from Lingen to Bruges, including transfers.

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Lingen to Bruges train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Lingen(Ems) station.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lingen to Bruges is 399 km. It takes approximately 3h 50m to drive from Lingen to Bruges.

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  • Distance: 316.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 35m

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

You can take a train from Lingen to Bruges via Koeln Hbf and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 6h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hannover to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 600€
Flights from Hannover to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
Flights from Muenster to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
Flights from Muenster to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Muenster to Brussels via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Muenster to Brussels via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Flights from Hannover to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hannover to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 600€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lingen(Ems) to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lingen(Ems) to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lingen(Ems) to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Rheine to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lingen(Ems) to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
Thalys
Standard
65€ - 90€
Comfort
75€ - 100€
Premium
90€ - 130€
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 150€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
85€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 150€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 23€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
20€ - 23€
1st Class
29€ - 32€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rheine to Apeldoorn
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
1st Class
24€ - 35€
Train from Apeldoorn to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 26€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
18€ - 26€
Train from Rheine to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 25€
1st Class
29€ - 40€
Train from Amersfoort to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
16€ - 21€
Bus operators
Eurolines NL
Website
nl.eurolines.eu
Bus from Utrecht to Brugge
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Schedules at
nl.eurolines.eu
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Münster to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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