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from Basel to Bruges

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Am I allowed to travel from Basel, Switzerland to Bruges, Belgium?

Travel from Basel, Switzerland to Bruges, Belgium is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bruges from Basel restricted?

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

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

  • 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
  • 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

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 11/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Basel to Bruges closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Basel, Switzerland from Bruges, Belgium?

The current restriction level for returning to Basel, Switzerland from Belgium is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Basel, Switzerland from Bruges, Belgium?

Reentering Switzerland 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 Basel from Bruges?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Basel, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland 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 11/26/21. 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 Basel from Bruges here.

How do I get from Basel to Bruges?

You can travel between Basel and Bruges 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Bruges is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $35 (€29) compared to other travel options to Bruges:

A bus is $88 (€73) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Basel to Bruges costing on average $123 (€102).

Taking a bus is usually $22 (€19) less than taking a train to Bruges, which costs on average $58 (€48) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Basel to Bruges?

The fastest way to get to Bruges from Basel is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Bruges can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 12 h 50 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 42 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Basel to Bruges would I travel?

The Basel to Bruges distance is around 318 miles (513 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Basel to Bruges is:

  • 2 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Basel and arrive in Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West.
  • Most travelers board their train from Basel SBB and arrive in Brugge.
Which travel operators can get me to Bruges from Basel?

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

  • You can take a flight from Basel to Bruges with KLM. Cheap tickets can be found for $123 (€102) with KLM from Basel to Bruges.
  • You can travel from Basel to Bruges by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $35 (€29) with Flixbus from Basel to Bruges.
  • You can travel from Basel to Bruges by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $58 (€48) with Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Bruges.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Basel to Bruges?
Many of our customers traveling from Basel to Bruges don't make Bruges their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Bruges are Brussels, Amsterdam or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bruges to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Basel to Bruges tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $123 (€102) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $35 (€29) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $58 (€48) one way on average.

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

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