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There are 5 ways to get from Paris to Bruges by train, bus, car, plane or tram

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Train  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean Tgv

88€ - 112€

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Bus  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Bordeaux Saint-Jean 793 / ...

22€ - 38€

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Drive  •  5h 17m

  1. Drive from Gare Montparnasse to Bruges 578.8 km

60€ - 95€

Fly Paris CDG to Bordeaux, train, tram  •  4h 49m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bordeaux (BOD) CDG - BOD
  2. Take the train from Pessac Alouette to Bordeaux St Jean
  3. Take the tram from Gare Saint-Jean to Gare de Bruges

58€ - 185€

Fly Paris Orly to Brive, bus  •  6h 58m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Brive (BVE) ORY - BVE
  2. Take the bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Bordeaux City Centre

64€ - 199€

Paris to Bruges by train and tram

The journey time between Paris and Bruges is around 3h 12m and covers a distance of around 545 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 42m. Operated by TGV inOui and Tbm, the Paris to Bruges service departs from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and arrives in Gare de Bruges. Typically 106 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 12m
Fastest journey time:
2h 42m
Services per week:
106
Cheapest price:
88€
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:57
Last service departs at:
22:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Bruges train and tram schedules

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Paris to Bruges is to bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 9h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Bruges is to train which costs 85€ - 120€ and takes 2h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Bruges Centre via Gare Saint Jean and Place Ravezies. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 and arriving at Gare de Bruges via Gare Saint-Jean. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 43m.

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The distance between Paris and Bruges is 496 km. The road distance is 578.8 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 2h 43m and costs 85€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Paris to Bruges, including transfers.

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

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Paris to Bruges train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Bruges is to train which takes 2h 43m and costs 85€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 9h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 495.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 43m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Bruges, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean hourly. Tickets cost 85€ - 110€ and the journey takes 2h 4m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Bordeaux Saint-Jean twice daily. Tickets cost 28€ - 35€ and the journey takes 7h 35m. Blablabus also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 280€
Flights from Paris Orly to Brive
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
85€ - 100€
1st Class
95€ - 110€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Pessac Alouette to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 13€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
Rail 1st Class
9€ - 13€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Brive-la-Gaillarde to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Paris to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Paris to Bruges train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Bordeaux St Jean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Bruges is 579 km. It takes approximately 5h 17m to drive from Paris to Bruges.

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Air France offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 259+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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