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There are 6 ways to get from Ramsgate to Bruges by train, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry, car, taxi or car train

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 via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the train from Ramsgate to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic

$83 - $190

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Car ferry, drive  •  2h 16m

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

$44 - $65

4 alternative options

Train  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Ramsgate to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$76 - $148

Train, bus  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the train from Ramsgate to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Calais-Fréthun Est
  3. Take the bus from Calais to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein

$59 - $89

Bus and ferry, bus  •  8h 19m

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

$60 - $90

Taxi, Eurotunnel, drive  •  2h 20m

  1. Take a taxi from Ramsgate to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Bruges

$266 - $289

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The cheapest way to get from Ramsgate to Bruges is to car ferry and drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 2h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Ramsgate to Bruges is to car ferry and drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 2h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ramsgate to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Ramsgate, Harbour and arriving at Bruges via Canterbury, Folkestone/Dover and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ramsgate to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Ramsgate and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via Ashford(Kent) Int. and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 18m.

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The distance between Ramsgate and Bruges is 79 miles.

The best way to get from Ramsgate to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 4h 18m and costs £60 - £150.

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It takes approximately 4h 18m to get from Ramsgate to Bruges, including transfers.

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Ramsgate to Bruges bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Folkestone/Dover station.

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Ramsgate to Bruges train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Ramsgate station.

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

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Map of how to get from Ramsgate to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 79 miles
  • Duration: 4h 18m

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

You can take a train from Ramsgate to Bruges via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 4h 18m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ramsgate to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $180
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $95
Premier
$90 - $110
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$29 - $40
Premier
$45 - $60
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
Train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Calais to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lille to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Ramsgate to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
38m
Estimated price
$80 - $95

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Bruges is 1h ahead of Ramsgate. It is currently 10:00 PM in Ramsgate and 11:00 PM in Bruges.

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

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There are 1544+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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