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Travel Information to Amsterdam from Bruges

distanceDistance107 miles (172 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $35
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€17) • 4 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $35 (€29) • 3 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or NS International

Take a bus or train to travel 107 miles (172 km) from Bruges to Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 13 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or NS International among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Bruges to Amsterdam.

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How to Travel from Bruges to Amsterdam

The distance from Bruges to Amsterdam is 255 kilometers. There are a variety of transportation options between the two cities. It is possible to travel from Bruges to Amsterdam via bus, train or airplane. Buses are the most affordable way to travel from Bruges to Amsterdam.

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Bruges to Amsterdam Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

Bus

€17

5:50 h

1 Week Ahead

Train

€73

3:10 h

2 Months Ahead

Flight

€241

1:00 h

2 Months Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Bruges to Amsterdam

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Bruges to Amsterdam. Buses traveling from Bruges to Amsterdam depart from Bruges' Sint-Michiels Station West and take nearly 6 hours to arrive at Amsterdam's Sloterdjik bus station. 1 bus travels from Bruges to Amsterdam per day except for Tuesdays and Thursdays when no bus is available. This Eurolines bus always departs Bruges at 2:25 p.m. Ridesharing services like BlaBlaCar also occasionally travel from Bruges to Amsterdam.


Fastest way to travel from Bruges to Amsterdam

Taking a flight from Bruges to Amsterdam only requires an hour of flight time; however, when travel time from Bruges to Brussels' airport is taken into consideration, taking a high-speed Thalys train is actually the fastest way to travel from Bruges to Amsterdam. Trains traveling from Bruges to Amsterdam depart from Brugge train station and take just over 3 hours to arrive at Amsterdam Centraal train station. Thalys trains travel from Bruges to Amsterdam 5 times per day. All trains require a transfer at Brussels Midi train station.


Most popular way to travel from Bruges to Amsterdam

Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Bruges to Amsterdam. While buses are significantly cheaper, they are not available every day of the week. As a result, ridesharing services like BlaBlaCar are growing in popularity. Traveling from Bruges to Amsterdam by train is both faster and significantly cheaper than taking a flight.


How to get from Bruges to Amsterdam

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Bruges to Amsterdam, 88,13% 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 Bruges to Amsterdam 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

Is international travel between Bruges, Belgium and Amsterdam, Netherlands allowed?

Travel between Bruges, Belgium and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Belgium enter Netherlands?

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

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

Conditions of entry 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

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 1/27/22. 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 to Amsterdam from Bruges.

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

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

Is my journey back to Bruges from Amsterdam restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry 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)

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Bruges, Belgium?

You should observe these safety measures in Belgium 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 Belgium was last checked on 1/27/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Bruges from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Amsterdam from Bruges?

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

What is the cheapest way from Bruges to Amsterdam?

The cheapest way to go to Amsterdam from Bruges is by taking a bus, which costs on average $20 (€17).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Amsterdam:

A bus is generally $14 (€12) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $35 (€29) from Bruges to Amsterdam.

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

The fastest way from Bruges to Amsterdam is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 13 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 50 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Bruges to Amsterdam?

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

How many services a day are there from Bruges to Amsterdam?

The average frequency per day from Bruges to Amsterdam is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Amsterdam from 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 Bruges and in Amsterdam?

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Bruges to Amsterdam depart from Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West to Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Brugge and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Which travel companies can get me from Bruges to Amsterdam?

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

  • You can go to Amsterdam from Bruges by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $20 (€17) with Flixbus from Bruges to Amsterdam on Omio.
  • You can go to Amsterdam from Bruges by train with NS International. You'll see cheap train tickets for $35 (€29) with NS International from Bruges to Amsterdam on Omio.

Is there a direct service between Bruges and Amsterdam?

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

  • You can find 12 direct trains per day to Amsterdam with.

Direct services to Amsterdam tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

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

Many of our customers traveling from Bruges to Amsterdam don't make Amsterdam their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Amsterdam are Paris, London or Brussels, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Amsterdam to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I purchase tickets from Bruges to Amsterdam online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $20 (€17) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $35 (€29) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Bruges to Amsterdam tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.