Brussels to Bruges train

Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Bruges

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Cheapest

17

Average

17

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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08:56AMBrussels-Midi0h58 09:54AMBruges
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08:08AMBrussels-Midi0h53 09:01AMBruges
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08:39AMBrussels-Midi2h05 10:44AMBruges
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08:29AMBrussels-Midi1h01 09:30AMBruges
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Train schedule from Brussels to Bruges

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08:08AMBrussels-Midi0h53 09:01AMBruges
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08:29AMBrussels-Midi1h01 09:30AMBruges
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08:37AMBrussels-Midi0h58 09:35AMBruges
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08:39AMBrussels-Midi2h05 10:44AMBruges
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08:56AMBrussels-Midi0h58 09:54AMBruges
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Fastest train times from Brussels to Bruges

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Fastest Journey

53 m

Average

1 h 8 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

88 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Brussels for Bruges every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:08AMBrussels-Midi0h53 09:01AMBruges
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171One-way
Fastest
09:08AMBrussels-Midi0h53 10:01AMBruges
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171One-way
08:56AMBrussels-Midi0h58 09:54AMBruges
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171One-way
08:37AMBrussels-Midi0h58 09:35AMBruges
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171One-way
08:29AMBrussels-Midi1h01 09:30AMBruges
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171One-way

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Overview: Train from Brussels to Bruges

distanceDistance55 miles (88 km)
durationAverage train duration53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$17 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency77 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 60 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCB or SNCB | IC

Trains from Brussels to Bruges cover the 55 miles (88 km) long route taking on average 53 min with our travel partners like SNCB or SNCB | IC. Normally, there are 77 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $17 (€17), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $17 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Brugge.

Train companies: SNCB from Brussels to Bruges trains

Buy your official SNCB train tickets to Bruges from Brussels from $17 (€17) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

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SNCB is Belgium's main train company and offers First class or Second class tickets for your train to Bruges from Brussels.

Save time and money by searching for and booking your SNCB train between Brussels and Bruges online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest SNCB train to Bruges from Brussels, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current SNCB train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 55 miles (88 km) route to Bruges from Brussels as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Bruges from Brussels, you can check straight away if the SNCB ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official SNCB Brussels to Bruges train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

SNCB from Brussels to Bruges train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 21 min
  • SNCB frequency: 60 a day

Trains from Brussels to Bruges

Traveling from Brussels to Bruges is quick and easy thanks to the heavy traffic of direct trains arranged by the Belgian national railway company. Every day, about every 10 minutes, a Brussels Bruges train departs from Brussels-Midi station and reaches its destination within a couple of hours at most. Travel times may vary on public holidays and weekends.

Which train companies travel from Brussels to Bruges?

The Brussels Bruges train route is operated entirely by the Belgian National Railway Company, SNCB | IC, which provides Intercity trains to directly connect the largest Belgian cities. All departures to Bruges are from Brussels-Midi station.

How long is the train from Brussels to Bruges?

It takes an average of 1 hour and 30 minutes to get from Brussels to Bruges by train: depending on the route chosen, the journey time may vary from a minimum of about 55 minutes to a maximum of 2 hours and 10 minutes.

How many trains are there in Brussels-Bruges?

The rail links between Brussels and Bruges are about 66 per day, with no significant differences in scheduling during the week or year. The first Brussels Bruges train leaves at about 00:28, the last around 20:51: from 05:30 onwards the frequency of departures is about one train every 10 minutes.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Brussels to Bruges?

Brussels railway station: recently renovated, Brussels-Midi is the main station in Belgium. It is located in the municipality of Saint-Gilles, less than 3 km south-west of the centre of Brussels, which can be covered in just over 10 minutes by car. Buses, trams and subways connect it efficiently to all districts of the city. The station has Wi-Fi (available at an extra cost), a toilet, luggage storage and parking. In the structure there are shops and bars.

Brugge train station: is located about 1.5 km south of the city center, covered distance in less than 20 minutes on foot. It is connected to the city centre and its surroundings by a small bus network that runs from early morning until late evening. The property has a waiting room, toilets, luggage storage and covered parking. Nearby there are taxis, hotels, bars and fast food outlets.

Train tickets from Brussels to Bruges: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 26 €
2 weeks earlier 23 €13%
3 weeks earlier 24 €8%
1 month before 23 €13%
2 months earlier 25 €4%
3 months earlier 24 €8%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Brussels - Bruges 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 8% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Brussels - Bruges with 2 months in advance you save up to about 4% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 8%.
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Travel Tips: Trains from Brussels to Bruges

Travel by train to Bruges easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Brussels to Bruges.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Brussels to Bruges trains for as little as $17 (€17)  in the next 7 days.
The train price between Brussels and Bruges is on average $17 (€17)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The distance to Bruges from Brussels by train is approximately 55 miles (88 km).
On average the Brussels to Bruges train travel time is 53 min  for the 55 miles (88 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Brussels to start your trip from including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. In Bruges you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Brugge, Brugge-St. -Pieters and Bruges.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi   and arrive in Brugge.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Bruxelles-Midi and need to travel around 2 miles (3.2 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Bruges most often arrive at Brugge and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from this train station to the city center.

If you're looking for trains from Brussels to Bruges, you can rely on SNCB or SNCB | IC to get you to Bruges. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Brussels to Bruges journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 60 direct trains a day between Brussels and Bruges. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with SNCB | IC. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
The average number of trains departing Brussels for Bruges is 77 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Brussels to Bruges at 6: 03 AM   or take the last train from Brussels to Bruges leaving at 9: 52 PM. Look for the latest Brussels to Bruges train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
The price of a one way train ticket from Brussels to Bruges is on average $17 (€17) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Bruges from Brussels available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
Bruges
Bruxelles-Midi is the most popular Brussels railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Brussels for your trip to Bruges.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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+32 25282828
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Bruxelles-Central
Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)

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