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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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.
|Distance||55 miles (88 km)|
|Average train duration||53 min|
|Average train ticket price||$17 (€17)|
|Train frequency||77 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 60 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||SNCB 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.
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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.
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SNCB from Brussels to Bruges train information:
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.
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:
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.
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