Looking to travel from Leuven to Bruges (Brugge) by train? You've come to the right place!
On average, it takes around 1 hour 31 minutes to travel from Leuven to Bruges (Brugge) by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 1 hour 24 minutes though. You'll usually find 69 trains per day running along the 110 km route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won't need to make any changes on your way to Bruges (Brugge). This route is served by SNCB, the main rail operator in Belgium. During your journey, you're likely to be traveling on either an Intercity or local SNCB train.
Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Leuven to Bruges (Brugge) start from $22.76 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.
If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Bruges (Brugge) by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.
It takes an average of 1h 31m to travel from Leuven to Bruges (Brugge) by train, over a distance of around 69 miles (110 km). There are normally 69 trains per day traveling from Leuven to Bruges (Brugge) and tickets for this journey start from $22.76 when you book in advance.
From 1h 24m
69 miles (110 km)
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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.
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 Leuven to Bruges (Brugge) by booking early.§
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.
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!
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.
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The average journey time by train between Leuven and Bruges (Brugge) is 1 hour and 31 minutes, with around 69 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Leuven to Bruges (Brugge) is 1 hour and 24 minutes.
Train tickets from Leuven to Bruges (Brugge) can start from as little as $22.76 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Leuven to Bruges (Brugge) without having to change trains. There are 37 direct trains from Leuven to Bruges (Brugge) each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Leuven to Bruges (Brugge) leaves at 00:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Leuven to Bruges (Brugge) leaves at 22:53. 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.
Trains travelling from Leuven to Bruges (Brugge) cover a distance of around 69 miles (110 km) during the journey.