There are 4 ways to get from Ostend to Bruges by train, bus, taxi or car

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  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Oostende to Brugge Intercity

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 35 bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the line 35 bus from Oostende Stapelhuis to Brugge 't Zand perron 10 35 / ...

$4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ostend to Bruges 16.7 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Ostend to Bruges 16.7 miles

$3 - $5

What companies run services between Ostend, Belgium and Bruges, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Ostend to Bruges every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Ostend to Bruges every 4 hours. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 51 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Oostende to Brugge
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $13
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Oostende Stapelhuis to Brugge 't Zand perron 10
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Taxi from Ostend to Bruges
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Rony's Taxis bvba
Phone
+32 50 34 43 44
Website
ronystaxis.com
Taxi Georges
Phone
+32 475 57 60 15
Taxi Abby Albert
Phone
+32 50 36 36 49

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ostend to Bruges?

The distance between Ostend and Bruges is 21 km. The road distance is 27 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Ostend to Bruges is to line 35 bus which costs 3€ and takes 51 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Ostend to Bruges is to train which takes 15 min and costs 4€ - 7€.

Is there a direct train between Ostend and Bruges?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oostende and arriving at Brugge. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

Is there a direct bus between Ostend and Bruges?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oostende Stapelhuis and arriving at Brugge 't Zand perron 10. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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

The train from Oostende to Brugge takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.