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There are 8 ways to get from London 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.

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Train  •  3 h 19 min

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

$79 - $210

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Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Bruges 080 / ...

$12 - $35

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 37 min

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

$57 - $146

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  3 h 1 min

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

$200 - $215

Drive, car ferry  •  3 h 21 min

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

$56 - $83

Fly London Heathrow to Brussels, train  •  4 h 54 min

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

$107 - $264

Fly London Gatwick to Brussels, train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Brussels (BRU) LGW - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

$226 - $562

Fly London City to Rotterdam, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
  4. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges / Brugge

$116 - $361

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Bruges is to bus which costs £9 - £26 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Bruges is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £150 - £170 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London and arriving at Bruges. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Bruges. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between London and Bruges is 147 miles.

The best way to get from London to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs £60 - £170.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from London to Bruges, including transfers.

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

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London to Bruges train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Bruges is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs £60 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £26 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 146.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from London to Bruges via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from London to Bruges once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 6 h 5 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 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Rwandair Express
Website
rwandair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Brussels
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $20
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Bus operators
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 Lille to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
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 Lille to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Bruges is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 4:25 AM in London and 5:25 AM in Bruges.

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

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

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Book your London to Bruges bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 1522+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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