There are 6 ways to get from Münster to Bruges by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Münster to Brussels, Brussels-North station N71
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 819 / ...

$23 - $38

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Train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge Ic / ...

$71 - $147

Train, bus  •  9 h 56 min

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

$44 - $102

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Münster to Bruges 228.2 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Muenster to Brussels, train  •  7 h 59 min

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

$164 - $518

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Amsterdam (AMS) DUS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  4. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brugge

$133 - $384

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Münster to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Münster and arriving at Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Münster to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Münster(Westf)Hbf and arriving at Brugge via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 59 min.

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The distance between Münster and Bruges is 315 km. The road distance is 365.1 km.

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The best way to get from Münster to Bruges without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Münster to Bruges, including transfers.

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

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Münster to Bruges train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Münster(Westf)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Münster to Bruges is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 59 min.

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There is no direct flight from Muenster Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Münster to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 197.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Münster to Bruges via Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 6 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Münster to Bruges via Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 6 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Muenster to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Muenster to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Muenster to Brussels via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Muenster to Brussels via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Münster to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Münster, Münster to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
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flixtrain.com
Train from Münster, Münster to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Rheine to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Hengelo
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
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 Münster to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Utrecht to Brugge
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
eurolines.nl

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Münster to Bruges is 365 km. It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to drive from Münster to Bruges.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Muenster Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Münster to Bruges bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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