How to travel from Bruges to Brussels

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from Bruges to Brussels

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

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To get from Bruges to Brussels on Jan 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:58AMBruges0h54 09:52AMBrussels-Midi
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Travel Information from Bruges to Brussels

distanceDistance88 km
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range€5 - €17
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €5 • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • €17 • 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlibco International or SNCB | IC

Take a coach, ferry, flight or train to travel 88 km between Bruges and Brussels. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 53 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €5. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flibco International or SNCB | IC among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Bruges to Brussels.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bruges to Brussels

Travel Tips: Travel to Brussels 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 Bruges to Brussels.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Bruges to Brussels. You can take a coach, ferry, flight or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Bruges to Brussels. Tickets for a coach cost on average €5.

This is compared to other travel options to Brussels:

A coach journey is usually €12 less than a journey to Brussels by train, which costs on average €17 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Bruges to Brussels is by train, which takes on average 53 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 1 h 50 min   on average.

The Bruges to Brussels distance is approximately 88 km.

The average frequency per day from Bruges to Brussels is:

  • Around 2 coaches per day.
  • 114 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Bruges to Brussels:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West to Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Bruges to Brussels depart from Brugge to Bruxelles-Midi.

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

  • You can travel from Bruges to Brussels by coach with Flibco International. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €5 with Flibco International from Bruges to Brussels.
  • You can travel by train to Brussels from Bruges with SNCB | IC, and you can find SNCB | IC Bruges to Brussels tickets for €17 on Omio.

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

  • You can find 2 direct coaches per day to Brussels with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Flibco International.
  • You'll find direct train services to Brussels with SNCB | IC with around 65 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Brussels tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

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

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is €5 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is €17 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Bruges to Brussels 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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