There are 5 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bruges by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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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Fly, train  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge

$84 - $226

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Bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Bruges N815 / ...

$17 - $41

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge Ic / ...

$85 - $228

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bruges

$207 - $225

Drive, carferry  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bruges

$62 - $91

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Bruges via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Bruges is 161 miles.

The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 6 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bruges, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bruges is to train which takes 6 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bruges station.

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Bruges is 1 h ahead of London Heathrow Airport (LHR). It is currently 5:53 PM in London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and 6:53 PM in Bruges.

Brussels Airlines and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 160.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bruges via King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 6 h 13 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bruges 3 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min. Ouibus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$22 - $35
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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