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Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge) by train

It takes an average of 6h 11m to travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge) by train, over a distance of around 250 miles (403 km). There are normally 14 trains per day travelling from Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge) and tickets for this journey start from $40.05 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 18m
Price$40.05 - $203.98
Distance250 miles (403 km)
Frequency14 trains per day
Departure stationFrankfurt (Main)
Arrival stationBruges (Brugge)
Changes1 change
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Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge) train times

Check out the next trains departing from Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge) for Tuesday Jul 21st 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:16 12:47 4h 31m, 1 change
10:29 14:47 4h 18m, 1 change
11:29 16:58 5h 29m, 4 changes
12:10 17:58 5h 48m, 3 changes
14:29 18:47 4h 18m, 1 change
15:10 19:47 4h 37m, 3 changes
16:29 20:47 4h 18m, 1 change
18:29 22:47 4h 18m, 1 change
19:29 01:24 5h 55m, 3 changes
20:10 09:25 13h 15m, 6 changes

Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge)

Train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge) start at $40.05 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around $144.41.
lowest price found
from$40.05
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price$107.91
on the day
avg. single price$144.41

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 Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge) 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge)

Want to know more about your journey from Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge)? 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 Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge) take?

The average journey time by train between Frankfurt (Main) and Bruges (Brugge) is 6 hours and 11 minutes, with around 14 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 Frankfurt (Main) and Bruges (Brugge) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge) is 4 hours and 18 minutes.

How much does the train from Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge) cost?

Train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge) can start from as little as $40.05 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 Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge)?

No, there are no direct train services from Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge). Travelling from Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge) by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge) leave?

The first train from Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge) leaves at 06:29. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge) leave?

The last train from Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge) leaves at 23:24. 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 Frankfurt (Main) and Bruges (Brugge) by train?

Trains travelling from Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge) cover a distance of around 250 miles (403 km) during the journey.

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Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Frankfurt (Main) to Bruges (Brugge) for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/21/2020. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 07/06/2020 for travel on 02/22/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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