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There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Bruges by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Brussels, train  •  5 h 42 min

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

$103 - $250

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Bus  •  19 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Lille 1920
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Bruges Ouibus / ...

$75 - $124

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7 h 51 min

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

$120 - $275

Train  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  4. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Bruges / Brugge Ic

$225 - $341

Bus, train  •  24 h

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Brno 2
  2. Take the bus from Brno Zvonarka to Ghent
  3. Take the train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Bruges / Brugge Ic / ...

$81 - $121

Drive, train  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice
  4. Drive from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Bruges

$214 - $319

Drive  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Bruges 751.7 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Bruges is to bus and train which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 24 h.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Bruges is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Bruges via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Bruges / Brugge via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 3 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Bruges is 1001 km. The road distance is 1202.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Bruges without a car is to train which takes 12 h 3 min and costs 190€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Vienna to Bruges, including transfers.

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Vienna to Bruges bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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Vienna to Bruges train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Bruges is to train which takes 12 h 3 min and costs 190€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 19 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 625.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 42 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Bruges, Belgium?

You can take a train from Vienna to Bruges via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 12 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Bruges via Lille in around 19 h 55 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
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
55 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
Train from Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort to Bruges / Brugge
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
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
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Lille
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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 Lille to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Brno
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Brno Zvonarka to Ghent
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
elines.cz

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Bruges is 1203 km. It takes approximately 11 h 2 min to drive from Vienna to Bruges.

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Ethiopian Airlines, easyJet, Eurowings and four other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Bruges train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and three other operators.

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Book your Vienna to Bruges bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1523+ hotels available in Bruges. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 11€.

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