There are 5 ways to get from The Hague to Bruges by bus, train or car

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Bus via Ghent  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Ghent 803 / ...

16€ - 20€

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Bus  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Bruges N819

15€ - 19€

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central Thalys
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge Ic

63€ - 124€

Train, bus  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag HS to Goes Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Oostburg, Ziekenhuis to Brugge, Hoefijzer 42

28€ - 56€

Drive  •  2h 6m

  1. Drive from The Hague to Bruges 199.6 km

27€ - 40€

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The cheapest way to get from The Hague to Bruges is to bus which costs 15€ - 19€ and takes 5h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from The Hague to Bruges is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from The Hague and arriving at Bruges. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from The Hague to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Den Haag HS and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via Rotterdam Centraal and Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between The Hague and Bruges is 123 km. The road distance is 199.6 km.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Bruges without a car is to bus via Ghent which takes 4h 15m and costs 15€ - 20€.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from The Hague to Bruges, including transfers.

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

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The Hague to Bruges train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Bruges is to bus via Ghent which takes 4h 15m and costs 15€ - 20€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 60€ - 130€ and takes 4h 20m.

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  • Distance: 122.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 15m

What companies run services between The Hague, Netherlands and Bruges, Belgium?

FlixBus operates a bus from The Hague to Bruges 5 times a day. Tickets cost 10€ - 13€ and the journey takes 2h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a train from The Hague to Bruges via Rotterdam Centraal and Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal in around 4h 20m.

Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Thalys
Standard
45€ - 65€
Comfort
55€ - 75€
Premium
60€ - 90€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
16€ - 23€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Den Haag HS to Goes
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 40€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
15€ - 22€
1st Class
26€ - 40€
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 The Hague to Ghent
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from The Hague to Bruges
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Oostburg, Ziekenhuis to Brugge, Hoefijzer
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Connexxion
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Oostburg Ziekenhuis to Brugge Hoefijzer
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between The Hague to Bruges is 200 km. It takes approximately 2h 6m to drive from The Hague to Bruges.

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