There are 5 ways to get from Margate to Bruges by train, bus and ferry, bus, taxi, car train, car 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Margate to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge

$92 - $206

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Canterbury to Calais
  2. Take the bus from Calais to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Bruges

$20 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Bruges Lille > Bruges

$56 - $85

Taxi, Eurotunnel, drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Margate to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bruges

$287 - $311

Car ferry, drive  •  3 h 4 min

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

$46 - $70

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

You can take a train from Margate to Bruges via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Bruxelles-Midi in around 4 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Margate to Bruges via Canterbury, Bus Station, Canterbury, Calais, and Lille in around 7 h 47 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$60 - $160
Premier
$130 - $190
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
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
$184
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lille to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Canterbury to Calais
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Calais to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Margate to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Margate to Bruges?

The distance between Margate and Bruges is 129 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Margate to Bruges?

The cheapest way to get from Margate to Bruges is to bus which costs £14 - £21 and takes 7 h 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Margate to Bruges?

The quickest way to get from Margate to Bruges is to taxi and Eurotunnel and drive which takes 2 h 19 min and costs £200 - £230.

Is there a direct train between Margate and Bruges?

No, there is no direct train from Margate to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Margate and arriving at Brugge via Ashford(Kent) Int. and Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

Is there a direct bus between Margate and Bruges?

No, there is no direct bus from Margate to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Margate, Cecil Square and arriving at Bruges via Canterbury, Folkestone/Dover and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 19 min.

How long does it take to get from Margate to Bruges?

It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Margate to Bruges, including transfers.