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Take the train from Breda to Bruges (France) in 7 hours 18 minutes

If you want to travel from Breda to Bruges (France) by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Breda to Bruges (France) by train to take around 9 hours 17 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 7 hours 18 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 7 trains per day running on this route, which spans 845 km. You'll have to make 3 changes along the way on your journey to Bruges (France). TGV, Thalys or SNCF are the main rail operators on this route, all of which offer modern trains with plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Breda to Bruges (France) start from $240.06 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Breda to Bruges (France) by train

It takes an average of 9h 17m to travel from Breda to Bruges (France) by train, over a distance of around 525 miles (845 km). There are normally 7 trains per day traveling from Breda to Bruges (France) and tickets for this journey start from $240.06 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station

Bruges (France)

Journey time

From 7h 18m


525 miles (845 km)


7 trains per day


3 changes


From $240.06

Train and bus operators

SNCF, Thalys, NS, SNCB

Breda to Bruges (France) train times

Check out the next trains departing from Breda to Bruges (France) for Tuesday Apr 4th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:42 16:15 7h 33m, 3 changes
09:42 17:15 7h 33m, 3 changes
10:42 18:15 7h 33m, 3 changes
11:42 19:09 7h 27m, 3 changes
12:42 20:00 7h 18m, 3 changes
15:42 05:45 14h 3m, 3 changes
18:42 08:16 13h 34m, 3 changes

NS, Thalys, SNCB and SNCF trains from Breda to Bruges (France)

You can travel from Breda to Bruges (France) on NS, Thalys, SNCB and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoNicky Boogaard, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

NS is the main railway operator in the Netherlands. It connects the four corners of the country with regional, medium-distance and high-speed trains. It's also possible for you to travel at night thanks to multi-line night trains, including Schiphol and Eindhoven airports. All trains are equipped with two comfort classes – First Class and Second Class.

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 186 mph (300 km/h) and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.

PhotoMPW57, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCB is the national railway company of Belgium, with services that include national (Intercity) and regional (Local) express trains. All SNCB trains come with both First Class and Second Class carriages. Belgium has one of the densest rail networks in the world. Seat reservations aren’t possible for any of the company's trains.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

TGV INOUI and Thalys classes from Breda to Bruges (France)

Compare the different travel classes offered by TGV INOUI and Thalys when traveling from Breda to Bruges (France).

Cheap train tickets from Breda to Bruges (France)

The price of train tickets from Breda to Bruges (France) starts at $240.06 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Breda to Bruges (France) by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Breda to Bruges (France)

Want to know more about your journey from Breda to Bruges (France)? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Breda to Bruges (France) take?

The average journey time by train between Breda and Bruges (France) is 9 hours and 17 minutes, with around 7 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Breda and Bruges (France) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Breda to Bruges (France) is 7 hours and 18 minutes.

How much does the train from Breda to Bruges (France) cost?

Train tickets from Breda to Bruges (France) can start from as little as $240.06 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Breda to Bruges (France)?

No, there are no direct train services from Breda to Bruges (France). Travelling from Breda to Bruges (France) by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.

What time does the first train from Breda to Bruges (France) leave?

The first train from Breda to Bruges (France) leaves at 09:42. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Breda to Bruges (France) leave?

The last train from Breda to Bruges (France) leaves at 19:42. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Breda and Bruges (France) by train?

Trains travelling from Breda to Bruges (France) cover a distance of around 525 miles (845 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bruges (France) to Breda.

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