The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Amsterdam to Bruges is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 15 m
3 h 43 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Amsterdam to Bruges without transferring at least once.
|Distance||108 miles (174 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 19 min|
|Average train ticket price||$76 (€67)|
|Train frequency||18 a day|
|Train companies||NS International | IC, Thalys, NS International or Eurostar|
Trains from Amsterdam to Bruges cover the 108 miles (174 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 19 min with our travel partners like NS International | IC, Thalys, NS International or Eurostar. Normally, there are 18 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $42 (€38), but the average price of train tickets is $76 (€67). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Brugge.
Thalys and Eurostar trains will get you to Bruges from Amsterdam from $42 (€38). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Eurostar is a high-speed train company operating in Europe, connecting the UK, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany including trains from Amsterdam to Bruges. It offers a range of services, including Eurostar e320, Eurostar e300, and Eurostar International. The Eurostar e320 is the fastest service, travelling at up to 320 km/h, while the Eurostar e300 is slightly slower, travelling at up to 300 km/h. Both services offer comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power sockets. Eurostar International is a slower service, travelling at up to 160 km/h, but it offers a more luxurious experience with larger seats and more onboard facilities. Eurostar offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, Standard Premier, and Business Premier. Standard tickets are the most affordable, while Business Premier tickets offer the most luxurious experience. The most popular routes for Eurostar are London to Paris, London to Brussels, and London to Amsterdam. All of these routes offer a fast and convenient way to travel between the UK and mainland Europe.
Although there are no direct services between Amsterdam and Bruges, passengers can enjoy numerous routes that require only one change, usually at Brussels Midi. The first leg of the journey from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussels Midi is offered by three providers, while all routes require passengers to change to Intercity trains for the remainder of the journey into Bruges. The fastest journey time advertised is just three hours two minutes, though most routes take approximately ten minutes longer at three hours 15 minutes. Passengers can expect between 12 and 14 departures per day, all requiring one change.
The first leg of trains from Amsterdam to Bruges is shared by three main providers. Thalys, Eurostar, and NS International operate trains from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussels Midi. There, all passengers change to Intercity trains to complete their journey and arrive in Bruges.
The fastest journey along the Amsterdam to Bruges route takes just three hours two minutes, which is the the Thalys departure leaving Amsterdam shortly after 8:15 a.m. Passengers can expect to complete their journey in under three hours 15 minutes, regardless of which company they decide to travel with.
Passengers can expect between 12 and 14 indirect departures per day. All trains from Amsterdam to Bruges are indirect, requiring one change at Brussels Midi. Services are spread throughout the day, beginning at 8:15 a.m. with at least one departure per hour until 7:15 p.m. Service regularity continues across the weekend.
Departure train station: All trains from Amsterdam to Bruges depart from Amsterdam Centraal. As the name suggests, the stations is found in the heart of the city. The station is the final stop for multiple tram and bus lines, making it easy to organize travel. Station facilities are extensive, with multiple stores, coffee shops, and eateries.
Arrival train station: All trains terminate at Bruges train station, found southeast of the city center approximately 1.5 km away. Passengers can comfortably walk the route in less than 15 minutes, but those arriving with luggage may prefer to opt for a taxi. Car and bus traffic within Bruges has been reduced in order to preserve the heritage of the city.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Brugge, located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city centre.
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