How to travel from Cologne to Bruges

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Travel Information from Cologne to Bruges

distanceDistance162 miles (262 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$31 - $14
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€12) • 6 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $31 (€27) • 3 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or bus to travel 162 miles (262 km) between Cologne and Bruges. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Cologne to Bruges.

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from Cologne to Bruges

How to get from Cologne to Bruges by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Cologne to Bruges is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
09:15AM6h30
Köln, Flughafen
03:45PMBruges
$301One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
09:15AM6h30
Köln, Flughafen
03:45PMBruges
$301One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Eurostar
08:44AM3h06
Cologne Hbf
11:50AMBruges station
$961One-way
1 transfer
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
09:42AM3h08
Cologne Hbf
12:50PMBruges station
$841One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
01:42PM3h08
Cologne Hbf
04:50PMBruges station
$841One-way
1 transfer
Eurostar
12:42PM3h08
Cologne Hbf
03:50PMBruges station
$961One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
02:36PM6h44
Köln, Hbf
09:20PMBruges
$401One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
03:00PM6h20
Köln, Flughafen
09:20PMBruges
$411One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
12:20PM8h10
Köln, Flughafen
08:30PMBruges
$391One-way
1 transfer

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Travel on Eurostar, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus travel to Bruges from Cologne at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Eurostar is a high-speed train company operating in Europe, connecting the UK, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany including trains from Cologne to Bruges. It offers a range of services, including Eurostar e320, Eurostar e300, and Eurostar International. The Eurostar e320 is the fastest service, travelling at up to 320 km/h, while the Eurostar e300 is slightly slower, travelling at up to 300 km/h. Both services offer comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power sockets. Eurostar International is a slower service, travelling at up to 160 km/h, but it offers a more luxurious experience with larger seats and more onboard facilities. Eurostar offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, Standard Premier, and Business Premier. Standard tickets are the most affordable, while Business Premier tickets offer the most luxurious experience. The most popular routes for Eurostar are London to Paris, London to Brussels, and London to Amsterdam. All of these routes offer a fast and convenient way to travel between the UK and mainland Europe.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Cologne to Bruges

      FAQs: Travel to Bruges easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Bruges.
      FAQs

      There are 2 ways to get from Cologne to Bruges: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Bruges is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $14 (€12) compared to other travel options to Bruges:

      A bus is () less than a ferry with an average ticket price of () from Cologne to Bruges.

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of ().

      A bus is $17 (€15) less than a train with an average ticket price of $31 (€27) from Cologne to Bruges.

      The quickest way to travel to Bruges from Cologne is by train, which takes on average 3 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes 6 h 10 min on average.

      The distance is approximately 162 miles (262 km) from Cologne to Bruges.

      The average frequency per day from Cologne to Bruges is:

      • 7 trains a day.

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

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

      • Most travelers take a bus from Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) to Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West.
      • Most travelers board their train from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Bruges.

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

      • You can travel by bus to Bruges from Cologne with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find FlixBus Cologne to Bruges tickets for $14 (€12) on Omio.
      • You can travel to Bruges from Cologne by train with Deutsche Bahn, Thalys, PKP Intercity, Eurostar or SNCF (3). You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $31 (€27) with Eurostar from Cologne to Bruges.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Cologne to Bruges with the following travel companies:

      • Take a direct bus with FlixBus.
      • Take a direct ferry with.
      • Take a direct flight with.
      • Take a direct train with.

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

      Looking to extend your trip from Cologne to Bruges? Many Omio customers who go from Cologne to Bruges usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris, Ghent or London. If you're looking to explore Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris, Ghent or London from Bruges, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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