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Travel Information between Aachen and Bruges

distanceDistance127 miles (205 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$28 - $38
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $28 (€24) • 2 h 27 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $28 (€24) • 2 h 27 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCB | IC

Take a bus or train to travel 127 miles (205 km) from Aachen to Bruges. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 27 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $28 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or SNCB | IC among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Aachen to Bruges.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Bruges, Belgium from Aachen, Germany?

Travel between Aachen, Germany and Bruges, Belgium is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Belgium?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Bruges from Aachen?

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Bruges, Belgium?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Belgium has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 1/16/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Aachen to Bruges.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Aachen, Germany from Bruges, Belgium?

The current restriction level for returning to Aachen, Germany from Belgium is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Aachen, Germany from Bruges, Belgium?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Aachen from Bruges?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Which rules do I need to follow in Aachen, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/18/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Aachen from Bruges here.

How do I go from Aachen to Bruges?

There are 2 ways to travel to Bruges from Aachen including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Aachen to Bruges?

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Bruges is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $28 (€24) compared to other travel options to Bruges:

A train is generally $10 (€8) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $38 (€32) from Aachen to Bruges.

What is the quickest way to get from Aachen to Bruges?

The fastest way from Aachen to Bruges is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 27 min.

There are alternative travel options to Bruges that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 55 min.

What is the distance from Aachen to Bruges?

The Aachen to Bruges distance is around 127 miles (205 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Aachen to Bruges?

The average frequency per day from Aachen to Bruges is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Aachen to Bruges as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Aachen to Bruges?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Aachen to Bruges:

  • Buses mostly leave from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof (Bahnhofplatz) and tend to arrive in Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West.
  • Trains most often depart from Aachen at Aachen Hbf and arrive in Bruges at Brugge.

Which travel operators can get me to Bruges from Aachen?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Aachen to Bruges, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Bruges by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Aachen to Bruges tickets on Omio for $38 (€32).
  • Travel with SNCB | IC to go to Bruges by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCB | IC Aachen to Bruges tickets on Omio for $28 (€24).

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Bruges from Aachen ends?

Your trip from Aachen to Bruges doesn't have to end in Bruges. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Brussels, Amsterdam or Paris. If you’d like to add Brussels, Amsterdam or Paris to your Aachen to Bruges tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bruges today!

How far in advance should I buy my Aachen to Bruges one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Aachen to Bruges, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $38 (€32) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $28 (€24) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Aachen to Bruges online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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