How to travel from London to Bruges

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Travel Information between London and Bruges

distanceDistance145 miles (234 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$77 - $23
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€20) • 6 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $77 (€66) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Stena Line, British Airways or Eurostar

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 145 miles (234 km) from London to Bruges. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, Stena Line, British Airways or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from London to Bruges.

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from London to Bruges

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

Our recommendation
bus

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

FlixBus
08:00AM7h20
London, Victoria Coach Station
04:20PMBruges
$1451One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
08:00AM7h20
London, Victoria Coach Station
04:20PMBruges
$1451One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Brussels Airlines
06:50AM1h00
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
08:50AMBrussels Airport (BRU)
$4211One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Eurostar
06:04PM3h22
London St Pancras International (STP)
10:26PMBruges station
$3461One-way
1 transfer
Eurostar
09:01AM3h29
London St Pancras International (STP)
01:30PMBruges station
$3721One-way
1 transfer
Eurostar
11:04AM3h22
London St Pancras International (STP)
03:26PMBruges station
$3721One-way
1 transfer
KLM Cityhopper
08:45PM9h45
London City Airport (LCY)
07:30AMBrussels Airport (BRU)
$3511One-way
1 transfer
British Airways
07:50AM1h10
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
10:00AMBrussels Airport (BRU)
$3951One-way
0 transfers
KLM Cityhopper
08:10PM10h20
London City Airport (LCY)
07:30AMBrussels Airport (BRU)
$3511One-way
1 transfer

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Travel from London to Bruges: Journey Details

Traveling to the medieval city of Bruges is simple if you are coming from London. However, if you want to make the journey in the most convenient way possible, catching a train is a must. High speed Eurostar trains leave London Kings Cross St Pancras every day, and you will be in Bruges, relaxing by the market square within 4 hours.

Return trips from Bruges to London are also available.

How to get from London to Bruges

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from London to Bruges there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 64,62% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from London to Bruges. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from London to Bruges

Taking buses from London to Bruges are an affordable alternative to catching the Eurostar, but it takes a lot longer. The best bus route to Bruges is to take a Eurolines service to Brussels (4 per day, with a journey time of 8 hours 30 minutes). After that, take a bus to Bruges. In total, the journey will take about 12 hours.

Trains from London to Bruges

Nowadays, Londoners can take trains from London to Bruges via Eurostar quickly and comfortably, which is why the city has become a leading destination for a quick weekend getaway. Eurostar trains depart every day for this Belgian destination, starting at 8:00 a.m. and concluding at 7:45 p.m. The journey time varies a little depending on the time of day, but is usually around 3 hours 30 minutes, which includes a change at Brussels-Midi station. There are no direct trains, but Bruges is still within range for short trips if you are coming from the British capital.

Flights from London to Bruges

There are plenty of direct flights from London to Brussels every day of the week, and you can easily transfer to Bruges via train after your flight. Services fly from London Heathrow airport and are provided by Brussels Airlines and British Airways, with a journey time of 1 hour 15 minutes. Morning, afternoon and evening departure times are available every day.

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All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from London to Bruges

You can travel by travel to Bruges from London with BlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa and Eurostar. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in continental Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar travel travel through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, between the UK and France. With a high-speed travel service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel from London to Bruges in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar travel between London and Bruges, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

      Brussels Airlines is Belgium’s leading airline. Check the ticket fares for your travel between London and Bruges: Economy Classic, Economy Flex and Business.

        FAQs: Travel from London 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 London to Bruges.
        FAQs

        There are 3 ways to get from London to Bruges: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from London to Bruges is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $23 (€20) compared to other travel options to Bruges:

        Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

        A bus is $53 (€46) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from London to Bruges costing on average $77 (€66).

        A bus is $104 (€89) less than a train with an average ticket price of $127 (€109) from London to Bruges.

        The fastest way to get to Bruges from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

        Other travel options to Bruges take longer:

        Getting to Bruges by bus takes 6 h 35 min on average.

        Getting to Bruges by train takes 3 h 17 min on average.

        The London to Bruges distance is around 145 miles (234 km).

        The average frequency per day from London to Bruges is:

        • 6 trains a day.

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

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

        • Most travelers catch their bus from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West.
        • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from London to Bruges depart from London Waterloo to Bruges.

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

        • You can take a bus from London to Bruges with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for $23 (€20) with FlixBus from London to Bruges.
        • You can go to Bruges from London by plane with British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Luxair, Lufthansa Cityline (2), KLM Cityhopper or Lufthansa. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $77 (€66) with British Airways from London to Bruges on Omio.
        • You can travel from London to Bruges by train with Eurostar. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $127 (€109) with Eurostar from London to Bruges.

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

        • Direct services by bus with FlixBus.
        • Direct ferry with.
        • Take a direct flight with British Airways, Brussels Airlines or Luxair.
        • 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 from London to Bruges.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Bruges often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris or Ghent. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Bruges itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bruges and any of these top destinations today!
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