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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

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€69

3:12 h

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€189

0:40 h

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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
What are the international travel restrictions for Belgium due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling from Amsterdam to Bruges?

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?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7

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 6/9/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Amsterdam and Bruges closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Bruges, Belgium?

The current restriction level for returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Belgium is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Amsterdam, Netherlands from Bruges, Belgium?

Reentering Netherlands 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 Amsterdam from Bruges?

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5

Which rules do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Netherlands 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 6/9/21. 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.

How do I reach Bruges from Amsterdam?

There are 2 travel options from Amsterdam to Bruges: bus or train.

How far is it from Amsterdam to Bruges?

The distance is approximately 107 miles (172 km) from Amsterdam to Bruges.

When traveling from Amsterdam to Bruges, what are the departure and arrival points in Amsterdam and Bruges?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and arrive in Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Brugge.
Which travel companies can take me from Amsterdam to Bruges?

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

  • You can take a bus from Amsterdam to Bruges with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $22 (€17) with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Bruges.
  • You can travel from Amsterdam to Bruges by train with SNCB | IC. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $39 (€30) with SNCB | IC from Amsterdam to Bruges.
Can I travel directly from Amsterdam to Bruges?

Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Bruges with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus.
  • You can buy a direct train with.

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 from Amsterdam to Bruges.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Amsterdam to Bruges?
Omio customers who travel from Amsterdam to Bruges often also extend their vacation to go to Brussels, Paris or London. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bruges and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy my Amsterdam to Bruges one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Amsterdam to Bruges, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $22 (€17) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $39 (€30) one way on average for this journey.

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.

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

The cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Bruges is by taking a bus with an average price of $22 (€17).

This is compared to other travel options to Bruges:

Taking a bus is about $17 (€13) less than taking a train, which costs on average $39 (€30) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Amsterdam and Bruges?

The fastest way from Amsterdam to Bruges is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 15 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.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Bruges
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Amsterdam Centraal
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk
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