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Travel Information to Bruges from Amsterdam

distanceDistance107 miles (172 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $36
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€14) • 4 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $36 (€30) • 4 h 2 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCB | IC

Take a bus or train to travel 107 miles (172 km) to Bruges from Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 2 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or SNCB | IC among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Bruges.

How to Travel 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.

Trains from Amsterdam to Bruges | Return trips from Bruges to Amsterdam

Amsterdam to Bruges Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

€69

3:12 h

2 Months Ahead

€189

0:40 h

1 Month Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Amsterdam to Bruges?

Cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Bruges


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.


Fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to Bruges


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.


Most popular way to travel from Amsterdam to Bruges


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.


How to get from Amsterdam to Bruges

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Amsterdam to Bruges, 81,88% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Amsterdam to Bruges and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

Does Belgium have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Bruges from Amsterdam?

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Bruges, Belgium is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bruges from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bruges, Belgium from Amsterdam?

  • 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)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bruges, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Bruges from Amsterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Netherlands from Bruges, Belgium?

The restriction level for your return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Belgium is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Bruges restricted?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Amsterdam from Bruges?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 1/20/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from Bruges closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Amsterdam to Bruges?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Amsterdam and Bruges. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Bruges from Amsterdam?

The cheapest way to go to Bruges from Amsterdam is by taking a bus, which costs on average $17 (€14).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bruges:

Taking a bus is about $19 (€16) less than taking a train, which costs on average $36 (€30) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to travel to Bruges from Amsterdam?

The quickest way to travel from Amsterdam to Bruges is by train, which takes on average 4 h 2 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 45 min   on average.

How far is Bruges from Amsterdam?

You should expect to travel around 107 miles (172 km) between Amsterdam and Bruges.

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

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Bruges is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Amsterdam and in Bruges?

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

  • Buses from Amsterdam to Bruges most often leave from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West.
  • Trains mostly leave from Amsterdam Centraal and tend to arrive in Brugge.

Which travel operators can get me to Bruges from Amsterdam?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Bruges:

  • You can go to Bruges from Amsterdam by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $17 (€14) with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Bruges on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Amsterdam to Bruges with SNCB | IC. Cheap tickets can be found for $36 (€30) with SNCB | IC from Amsterdam to Bruges.

Where should I go next after I travel between Amsterdam and Bruges?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Amsterdam to Bruges often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Brussels, Paris or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Amsterdam and Bruges itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bruges and any of these top destinations today!

When should I book a ticket from Amsterdam to Bruges online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $17 (€14) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $36 (€30) one way on average.

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