You can get from Amsterdam to Bruges by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||107 miles (172 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$24 - $55|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $24 (€19) • 4 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $55 (€44) • 3 h 42 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or SNCB | IC|
Travel 107 miles (172 km) by bus or train between Amsterdam and Bruges. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 42 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or SNCB | IC among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Amsterdam to Bruges.
The only direct, door to door method of traveling from Amsterdam to Bruges is by train. All trains involve transfers at Brussels-Midi train station. Flights also require a transfer, landing at Brussels International Airport, with the onward journey made by train. When airport security and check-in times are taken into account, the fastest method of traveling between the two cities is by train.
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Taking the train is the cheapest wat to travel from Amsterdam to Bruges. Trains traveling from Amsterdam to Bruges depart from Amsterdam's Centraal train station and take at least 3:12 h to arrive at Brugge train station. Usually, 5 trains travel from Amsterdam to Bruges per day. All trains traveling from Amsterdam to Bruges are operated by Thalys.
Taking a flight from Amsterdam to Bruges only requires 40 minutes of flight time; however, when travel time from Brussels' airport to Bruges is taken into consideration, taking a high-speed Thalys train is actually the fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to Bruges. Trains traveling from Amsterdam to Bruges depart from Amsterdam Centraal train station and take just over 3 hours to arrive at Brugge train station. Thalys trains travel from Amsterdam to Bruges 5 times per day. All trains require a transfer at Brussels Midi train station.
Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Amsterdam to Bruges since all flights require a transfer in Brussels. Trains are both significantly cheaper and faster than taking a flight when total travel time is taken into consideration. There are 5 Thalys trains traveling from Amsterdam to Bruges every day. Alternatively, 4 KLM flights travel from Amsterdam to Bruges per day.
Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Bruges, Belgium is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.
Conditions of entry into Belgium:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Belgium has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 9/14/21. 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 to Bruges from Amsterdam.
The current restriction level for returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Belgium is: Fully open.
Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
All travelers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 9/14/21. 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 Amsterdam from Bruges here.
You can travel to Bruges from Amsterdam 2 different ways: bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Bruges is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $24 (€19) compared to other travel options to Bruges:
Taking a bus is usually $31 (€25) less than taking a train to Bruges, which costs on average $55 (€44) for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Bruges from Amsterdam is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 42 min.
Other travel options to Bruges can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 45 min on average.
The distance is approximately 107 miles (172 km) from Amsterdam to Bruges.
The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Bruges is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Amsterdam and Bruges as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Amsterdam to Bruges:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Bruges, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Bruges with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bruges as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Bruges from Amsterdam.
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But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Bruges tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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