There are 6 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 9 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Int. trein
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Bruges Ic / ...

$77 - $206

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Bus  •  6 h 50 min

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

$10 - $26

4 alternative options

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

$197 - $212

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

$55 - $83

Fly London Heathrow to Brussels, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Brussels (BRU) LHR - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Bruges

$99 - $252

Fly London City to Antwerp, train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Antwerp (ANR) LCY - ANR
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem to Bruges

$84 - $316

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Bruges is to bus which costs £8 - £21 and takes 6 h 50 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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The distance between London and Bruges is 147 miles.

It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from London to Bruges, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London and arriving at Bruges. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Bruges. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras Int. and arriving at Bruges via Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 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 9 min

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

You can take a train from London to Bruges via Brussel-Zuid/Midi and Bruxelles-Midi in around 3 h 9 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from London to Bruges twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min. Ouibus also services this route once daily.

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
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from London City to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $450
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
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Bruges
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$16 - $24
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $26
1st Class
$33 - $37
Train from Anvers-Berchem to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
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
$168
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ferry operators

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