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from Bruges to Amsterdam

You can get from Bruges to Amsterdam by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Bruges to Amsterdam on Sep 17 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:30PMBruges5h15 09:45PMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk
1 changes
$341One-way
Cheapest
05:20PMBruges6h39 11:59PMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk
1 changes
$251One-way

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Fri
Sep 17
$74SNCB | IC
$25Flixbus
Sat
Sep 18
$55SNCB | IC
$25Flixbus
Sun
Sep 19
$55SNCB | IC
$25Flixbus
Mon
Sep 20
$74SNCB | IC
$25Flixbus
Tue
Sep 21
$67Thalys
$25Flixbus
Wed
Sep 22
$37SNCB | IC
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Thu
Sep 23
$37SNCB | IC
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Fri
Sep 24
$49SNCB | IC
$21Flixbus
Sat
Sep 25
$49SNCB | IC
$20Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
$49SNCB | IC
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Mon
Sep 27
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$25Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
$37SNCB | IC
$25Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$37SNCB | IC
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Thu
Sep 30
$37SNCB | IC
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Fri
Oct 1
$49SNCB | IC
$20Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
$47Thalys
$20Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$49SNCB
$20Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
$37SNCB | IC
$25Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$37SNCB | IC
$25Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$37SNCB | IC
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Travel Information to Amsterdam from Bruges

distanceDistance107 miles (172 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $54
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€17) • 4 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $54 (€43) • 3 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or NS International

Travel 107 miles (172 km) by bus or train to Amsterdam from Bruges. 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 $21 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or NS International among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bruges to Amsterdam.

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.

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

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?

International travel from Bruges, Belgium to Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from Belgium?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Amsterdam if traveling from Bruges?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What measures do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/14/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Bruges and Amsterdam.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Bruges, Belgium from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Return travel to Bruges, Belgium from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Belgium from Netherlands?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Belgium from Netherlands?

Requirements for reentering Belgium:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Belgium?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Belgium to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Bruges, Belgium was last verified on 9/14/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Bruges from Amsterdam.

How do I reach Amsterdam from Bruges?

You can travel from Bruges to Amsterdam 2 different ways: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Amsterdam is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $21 (€17) compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

A bus is generally $33 (€26) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $54 (€43) from Bruges to Amsterdam.

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

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

Other travel options to Amsterdam can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by bus can take on average 4 h 50 min.

What is the distance between Bruges and Amsterdam?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Bruges to Amsterdam is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Bruges? Where do I arrive in Amsterdam?

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

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

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

  • You can travel by bus between Bruges and Amsterdam with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Bruges to Amsterdam tickets for $21 (€17) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Bruges to Amsterdam with NS International, and you can find NS International Bruges to Amsterdam tickets for $54 (€43) on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Amsterdam from Bruges ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Bruges to Amsterdam? Many Omio customers who go from Bruges to Amsterdam usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, London or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Paris, London or Brussels from Amsterdam, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Bruges and Amsterdam online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $21 (€17) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $54 (€43) one way for this trip.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bruges
Amsterdam
Brugge Station, Kiss&ride Zone, Rijselstraat-spoorwegstraat
Amenities
Brugge
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