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There are 7 ways to get from Nottingham to Bruges by train, bus, car, car ferry, car train 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  •  5 h 59 min

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

$135 - $298

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges Ouibus

$24 - $31

5 alternative options

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 21 min

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

$84 - $122

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 2 min

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

$228 - $255

Fly from East Midlands, train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Brussels (BRU) EMA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

$89 - $692

Train to Birmingham, fly, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Brussels (BRU) BHX - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

$119 - $378

Train, train to Manchester, fly  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Brussels (BRU) MAN - BRU
  4. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

$106 - $314

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Bruges is to bus which costs £18 - £25 and takes 10 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Bruges is to drive and Eurotunnel which costs £170 - £200 and takes 5 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham station to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Nottingham Station Street and arriving at Bruges via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via London St. Pancras International and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 59 min.

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The distance between Nottingham and Bruges is 223 miles.

The best way to get from Nottingham to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 5 h 59 min and costs £100 - £230.

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Nottingham to Bruges, including transfers.

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Nottingham to Bruges bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Nottingham Station Street.

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Nottingham to Bruges train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Nottingham station.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Bruges is to train which takes 5 h 59 min and costs £100 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £25 and takes 10 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 222.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from Nottingham to Bruges via London St Pancras International, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 5 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Bruges via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 10 h 10 min.

Airlines
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from East Midlands to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from East Midlands to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Train from Nottingham to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
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
$150 - $230
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
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
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
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Nottingham Station Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
6 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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

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Nottingham to Bruges bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Bruges station.

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Bruges is 1 h ahead of Nottingham. It is currently 7:10 AM in Nottingham and 8:10 AM in Bruges.

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

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BMI Regional offers flights from East Midlands Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1516+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nottingham to East Midlands Airport is to bus which takes 38 min and costs £3 - £4.

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