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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Thalys / ...
  2. Intercity

$44 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. 819

$16 - $26

2 alternative options

Train, ferry, bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Wsf
  2. 42

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. 114.7 miles

$27 - $45

What companies run services between Rotterdam Airport (RTM), Netherlands and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a train from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Bruges via Rotterdam, Rotterdam Centraal Uitstaphalte, Rotterdam Centraal, and Antwerpen Centraal in around 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Bruges once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Vlissingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Connexxion
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Breskens Veerhaven to Brugge Hoefijzer
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
delijn.be
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Ferry from Vlissingen, Westerhavenweg to Breskens, Veerhaven
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
connexxion.nl

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rotterdam Airport (RTM) and Bruges is 117 km. The road distance is 183 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Bruges is to bus which costs 13€ - 23€ and takes 5 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Bruges is to drive which takes 1 h 56 min and costs 23€ - 35€.

No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam, Rotterdam Airport and arriving at Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein via Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Rotterdam Airport (RTM) to Bruges, including transfers.