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There are 13 ways to get from Scotland to Bruges by train, bus, 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  •  8 h 48 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 Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$306 - $568

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Bus  •  15 h 40 min

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

$42 - $96

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  11 h 49 min

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

$242 - $370

Train LNER, bus  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges Ouibus

$79 - $114

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

$285 - $338

Fly Edinburgh to Brussels, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Brussels (BRU) EDI - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

$94 - $293

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

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Brussels (BRU) NCL - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

$123 - $414

Fly Edinburgh to Charleroi, train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Charleroi (CRL) EDI - CRL
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge

$66 - $222

Fly Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7 h 29 min

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

$105 - $296

Fly Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7 h 46 min

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

$101 - $268

Fly Aberdeen to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8 h 3 min

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

$131 - $306

Fly Inverness to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7 h 47 min

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

$126 - $378

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Bruges is to bus which costs £30 - £75 and takes 15 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Bruges is to fly and train which costs £70 - £230 and takes 5 h 49 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 15 h 40 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 Bruges / Brugge via London St. Pancras International and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 48 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 8 h 48 min and costs £230 - £440.

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It takes approximately 8 h 48 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 8 h 48 min and costs £230 - £440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £75 and takes 15 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 489.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 48 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 Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 8 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Bruges via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 15 h 40 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Newcastle to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Inverness to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Inverness to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Inverness to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Edinburgh to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Inverness to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam Schiphol via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Aberdeen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Inverness to Amsterdam Schiphol via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 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 35 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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Train operators
Eurostar
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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
$150 - $230
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$65 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $190
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Bus operators
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
6 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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
4 times a day
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 35 min.

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

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Bruges is 1 h ahead of Scotland. It is currently 3:43 PM in Scotland and 4:43 PM in Bruges.

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

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Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, KLM and British Airways offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1516+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $83 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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