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from Bruges to Brussels

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

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To get from Bruges to Brussels on Jun 15 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:51AMBruges1h01 06:52AMBrussels-Midi
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Travel from Bruges to Brussels: Journey Details

The distance between the two Belgian cities of Bruges and Brussels is only around 110 kilometers, so no commercial flights are available. Traveling by bus involves a complicated route of hopping from town to town on suburban services so the only time and cost effective method of traveling from Bruges to Brussels is by taking the train.

Return trips from Brussels to Bruges are also available.

How to get from Bruges to Brussels

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Bruges to Brussels, 100,00% 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 Brussels 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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Trains from Bruges to Brussels

Trains from Bruges to Brussels take approximately one hour using Belgium InterCity trains. This regular service has four departures an hour starting at just after 4:00 a.m. and running until around 5:00 p.m. The service is slightly reduced on Sundays. Trains depart from Bruges' train station which is conveniently located close to Bruges' tourist attractions. Bruges' train station is located next to the canal and a stroll of around twenty minutes through interesting cobbled streets takes visitors to the city center. For visitors with luggage frequent buses run from the station to the central Markt Square and once there De Lijn buses run regularly around the town. Trains arrive at Bruxelles-Midi Station which can be found a five minute Metro or tram ride away from the city center. Brussels has an extensive network of Metro trains and local De Lijn and TEC buses while Noctis buses operate throughout Friday and Saturday nights. Taxi ranks are located outside both stations and car rentals are available at Brussels-Midi.

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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Bruges to Brussels?

You can travel from Bruges to Brussels by train.

What is the distance from Bruges to Brussels?

The distance is approximately 55 miles (88 km) from Bruges to Brussels.

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

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

  • Trains mostly depart from Brugge and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.
Which travel companies can take me from Bruges to Brussels?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Brussels from Bruges:

  • You can take a train from Bruges to Brussels with SNCB | IC. Cheap tickets can be found for $21 (€16) with SNCB | IC from Bruges to Brussels.
Can I travel directly between Bruges and Brussels?

Yes, there is a direct service from Bruges to Brussels:

  • You can find a direct train to Brussels with SNCB | IC.

Direct services to Brussels 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.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Bruges to Brussels?
Many of our customers traveling from Bruges to Brussels don't make Brussels their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Brussels are Paris, Amsterdam or London, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Brussels to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets between Bruges and Brussels online for the best deals?

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

  • A train ticket is costing on average $21 (€16) one way for this trip.

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

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

Traveling by train is also the quickest way from Bruges to Brussels. It takes on average 54 min  to travel this journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bruges
Brussels
Brugge Station, Kiss&ride Zone, Rijselstraat-spoorwegstraat
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Brugge
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