How to travel from Leuven to Bruges

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from Leuven to Bruges

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

Our recommendation

To get from Leuven to Bruges on Jul 07 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:35AMLeuven1h26 10:01AMBruges
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08:06AMLeuven1h29 09:35AMBruges
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09:21AMLeuven1h30 10:51AMBruges
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08:22AMLeuven1h32 09:54AMBruges
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Travel Information from Leuven to Bruges

distanceDistance68 miles (109 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€20) • 1 h 26 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCB | IC

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 68 miles (109 km) between Leuven and Bruges. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or SNCB | IC among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Leuven to Bruges.

Travel Tips: Travel from Leuven to Bruges

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 Leuven to Bruges.

You can travel between Leuven and Bruges 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Bruges from Leuven is by taking a flight, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bruges:

A flight is $16 (€14) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Leuven to Bruges costing on average $16 (€14).

A flight is $1 (€1) less than a ferry for this route with tickets for a ferry from Leuven to Bruges costing on average $1 (€1).

A flight is generally $22 (€20) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $22 (€20) from Leuven to Bruges.

The fastest way from Leuven to Bruges is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 26 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h   on average.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

The Leuven to Bruges distance is around 68 miles (109 km).

The average frequency per day from Leuven to Bruges is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 61 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Leuven, Diestsepoort / Diestsevest and arrive in Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Leuven and arrive in Brugge.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Leuven to Bruges, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Bruges by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Leuven to Bruges for $16 (€14).
  • Travel with SNCB | IC for trains to Bruges. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCB | IC Leuven to Bruges tickets on Omio for $22 (€20).

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

  • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Bruges with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can check for a direct train to Bruges with SNCB | IC with 61 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Bruges 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 journey.

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

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

  • A bus ticket costs $16 (€14) one way on average for this route.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • A ferry ticket for this trip costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $22 (€20) one way on average.

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

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