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from London to Bruges

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

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To get from London to Bruges on Oct 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:04AMLondon St Pancras International3h26 03:30PMBruges
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$3011One-way
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11:04AMLondon St Pancras International3h26 03:30PMBruges
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$3011One-way
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09:01AMLondon St Pancras International3h29 01:30PMBruges
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$3011One-way

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Sat
Oct 23
$272Eurostar
$53Flixbus
Sun
Oct 24
$183Eurostar
$93Flixbus
Mon
Oct 25
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$40Flixbus
Tue
Oct 26
$133Eurostar
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Wed
Oct 27
$133Eurostar
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Thu
Oct 28
$133Eurostar
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Fri
Oct 29
$133Eurostar
$37Flixbus
Sat
Oct 30
$109Eurostar
$34Flixbus
Sun
Oct 31
$92Eurostar
$40Flixbus
Mon
Nov 1
$133Eurostar
$53Flixbus
Tue
Nov 2
$92Eurostar
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Wed
Nov 3
$109Eurostar
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Thu
Nov 4
$272Eurostar
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Fri
Nov 5
$157Eurostar
$37Flixbus
Sat
Nov 6
$157Eurostar
$37Flixbus
Sun
Nov 7
$133Eurostar
$37Flixbus
Mon
Nov 8
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$18Flixbus
Tue
Nov 9
$84Eurostar
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Wed
Nov 10
$92Eurostar
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Nov 11
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Travel Information to Bruges from London

distanceDistance145 miles (234 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $160
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€25) • 7 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $160 (€130) • 3 h 26 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Eurostar

Travel 145 miles (234 km) by bus or train between London and Bruges. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 26 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Eurostar among others. Travelers can even take a direct from London to Bruges.

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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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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Bruges, Belgium if I’m coming from London, United Kingdom?

International travel from London, United Kingdom to Bruges, Belgium is: Partially open.

Can I enter Belgium if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bruges if traveling from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What measures do I need to follow in Bruges, Belgium due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Belgium must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/20/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from London to Bruges.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Bruges, Belgium?

Return travel to London, United Kingdom from Belgium is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Belgium?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Belgium?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 10/21/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to London from Bruges.

How do I travel from London to Bruges?

There are 2 travel options from London to Bruges: bus or train.

How do I get from London to Bruges the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Bruges from London is by taking a bus with an average price of $31 (€25).

This is compared to other travel options to Bruges:

Taking a bus is about $129 (€106) less than taking a train, which costs on average $160 (€130) for this journey.

What is the quickest way from London to Bruges?

The quickest way to travel from London to Bruges is by train, which takes on average 3 h 26 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Bruges by bus can take on average 7 h 5 min.

What is the distance from London to Bruges?

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

How many services a day are there from London to Bruges?

The average frequency per day from London to Bruges is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

When traveling from London to Bruges, where do I depart from London and where do I arrive in Bruges?

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 catch their train from London Victoria and arrive in Brugge.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from London to Bruges?

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

  • You can travel from London to Bruges by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $31 (€25) with Flixbus from London to Bruges.
  • You can go to Bruges from London by train with Eurostar. You'll see cheap train tickets for $160 (€130) with Eurostar from London to Bruges on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from London to Bruges ends?
Looking to extend your trip from London to Bruges? Many Omio customers who go from London to Bruges usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Brussels, Amsterdam or Paris. If you're looking to explore Brussels, Amsterdam or Paris from Bruges, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I buy tickets from London to Bruges online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from London to Bruges, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $31 (€25) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $160 (€130) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Bruges online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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