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Train Information from Brussels to Bruges

distanceDistance55 miles (88 km)
durationAverage train duration53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$20 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCB | 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 | IC. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $20 (€16), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $20 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Brugge.

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%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Brussels - Bruges. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

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%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

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
How much do cheap trains between Brussels and Bruges cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Brussels to Bruges trains for as little as $20 (€16)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket to Bruges from Brussels?
The Brussels to Bruges train ticket price is on average $20 (€16)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Brussels to Bruges by train?
The distance to Bruges from Brussels by train is approximately 55 miles (88 km).
How long is the train ride from Brussels to Bruges?
While the time it takes to travel 55 miles (88 km) to Bruges from Brussels can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Brussels to Bruges train journey time is on average 53 min.
Which train station from Brussels to Bruges do I depart from? Which Bruges train station from Brussels do I arrive in?

When departing from Brussels, you have various train station options to start your route from including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. When arriving in Bruges, you can end your journey in train stations like Brugge and Brugge-St. -Pieters.

Omio customers book a train from Bruxelles-Midi   to Brugge   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Brussels located? Where is the arrival train station in Bruges located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Brugge, located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city center.

Which train companies can get me from Brussels to Bruges?
When taking a train from Brussels to Bruges, you can count on SNCB | IC for the best way to get you to Bruges. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Brussels to Bruges and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Can I find a direct train from Brussels to Bruges?
Yes, there are 50 direct trains per day from Brussels to Bruges. You can look to travel with SNCB | IC  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
How many trains per day are there to Bruges from Brussels?
The average number of trains departing Brussels for Bruges is 50 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Brussels to Bruges? When does the last train depart from Brussels to Bruges?
The earliest train departing from Brussels to Bruges leaves at 7: 03 AM. The last train departing from Brussels to Bruges leaves at 8: 52 AM. You can find the latest Brussels to Bruges train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy Brussels to Bruges train tickets to get the best deals?
If you book the Brussels to Bruges train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $20 (€16). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Brussels to Bruges. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Public transit options for Bruxelles-Central
Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)