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

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Train  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from Ostende / Oostende to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$5 - $8

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Bus  •  54 min

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

$1 - $4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ostend to Bruges 16.7 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Ostend to Bruges 16.7 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Ostend to Bruges is to bus which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ostend to Bruges is to train which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Oostende Stapelhuis and arriving at Brugge 't Zand perron 10. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ostende / Oostende and arriving at Bruges / Brugge. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Ostend and Bruges is 21 km. The road distance is 26.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ostend to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 14 min and costs 4€ - 7€.

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The train from Ostende / Oostende to Bruges / Brugge takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Ostend to Bruges bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Oostende Stapelhuis station.

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Ostend to Bruges train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Ostende / Oostende station.

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The best way to get from Ostend to Bruges is to train which takes 14 min and costs 4€ - 7€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Ostend to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 12.9 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Ostend to Bruges every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Ostend to Bruges every 4 hours. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 54 min. Ouibus also services this route twice a week.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Ostende / Oostende to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
belgianrail.be
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2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $12
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Oostende Stapelhuis to Brugge 't Zand perron 10
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
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 Ostend to Bruges
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
Taxi from Ostend to Bruges
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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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Ostend to Bruges bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Brugge 't Zand perron 10 station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ostend to Bruges is 27 km. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Ostend to Bruges.

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There are 1529+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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