You can get from Bruges to Brussels by train, bus or flight.
To get from Bruges to Brussels on Sep 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||55 miles (88 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$9 - $21|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $9 (€7) • 1 h 35 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $21 (€16) • 54 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or SNCB | IC|
Take a bus or train to travel 55 miles (88 km) between Bruges and Brussels. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 54 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or SNCB | IC among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Bruges to Brussels.
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.
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.
You can travel between Bruges and Brussels 2 different ways: bus or train.
The cheapest way to go to Brussels from Bruges is by taking a bus, which costs on average $9 (€7).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Brussels:
Taking a bus is about $12 (€9) less than taking a train, which costs on average $21 (€16) for this journey.
The fastest way from Bruges to Brussels is by train with an average journey time of 54 min.
There are alternative travel options to Brussels that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Brussels by bus can take on average 1 h 35 min.
The distance is approximately 55 miles (88 km) from Bruges to Brussels.
The average frequency per day from Bruges to Brussels is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Bruges and Brussels as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bruges to Brussels:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Bruges to Brussels with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Brussels as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Bruges to Brussels.
When planning your trip from Bruges to Brussels, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Bruges to Brussels online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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