The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Brussels to Bruges is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 5 trains that leave Brussels for Bruges every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||55 miles (88 km)|
|Average train duration||53 min|
|Average train ticket price||$20 (€18)|
|Train frequency||56 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 49 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||SNCB | IC or SNCB|
Trains from Brussels to Bruges cover the 55 miles (88 km) long journey taking on average 53 min with our travel partners like SNCB | IC or SNCB. Normally, there are 56 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $20 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $20 (€18).
For as little as $20 (€18) you can travel by train to Bruges from Brussels with SNCB. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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