There are 12 ways to get from Scotland to Bruges by train, bus, night train, car, car ferry, car train or plane

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  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge Ic / ...

$307 - $570

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Bus  •  16 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges N815 / ...

$44 - $74

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Train, bus  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges N815 / ...

$245 - $393

Night train, bus  •  15 h 8 min

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges N815 / ...

$66 - $112

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 36 min

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

$141 - $205

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bruges

$286 - $339

Fly Edinburgh to Brussels, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Brussels (BRU) EDI - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brugge

$89 - $283

Train to Newcastle, fly to Brussels, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Brussels (BRU) NCL - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brugge

$117 - $405

Fly Glasgow to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Amsterdam (AMS) GLA - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brugge

$110 - $302

Fly Edinburgh to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Amsterdam (AMS) EDI - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brugge

$107 - $274

Fly Aberdeen to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Amsterdam (AMS) ABZ - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brugge

$136 - $312

Fly Inverness to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Amsterdam (AMS) INV - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brugge

$132 - $383

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Bruges is to bus which costs £30 - £60 and takes 16 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Bruges is to fly and train which costs £65 - £220 and takes 6 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Bruges via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Brugge via London St. Pancras International and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 2 min.

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The distance between Scotland and Bruges is 489 miles.

The best way to get from Scotland to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 9 h 2 min and costs £230 - £440.

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It takes approximately 9 h 2 min to get from Scotland to Bruges, including transfers.

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Scotland to Bruges bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Scotland to Bruges train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Bruges is to train which takes 9 h 2 min and costs £230 - £440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £60 and takes 16 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 489.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 2 min

What companies run services between Scotland and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Bruges via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 9 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Bruges via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 16 h 5 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Inverness to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Inverness to Amsterdam via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brugge
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $27
1st Class
$34 - $38
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $27
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$200
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $90
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 London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Scotland to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bruges station.

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Bruges is 1 h ahead of Scotland. It is currently 6:24 PM in Scotland and 7:24 PM in Bruges.

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

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Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1533+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £5.

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