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Trains from Amsterdam to Bruges (Brugge)

Have a thing for water cities? Then you’ll love this route from Amsterdam to Bruges. Go from the capital of the Netherlands and all its cosmo charm, to the centre of Bruges for a quainter way to enjoy canal life. It’s hard to choose between them, if you ask us, so make sure you don’t miss out on either by taking this speedy 3-hour train journey from the land of the stroopwafel to the country of fries.

You’ll travel in style either by Eurostar, always a treat with its spacious seats and choice of classes, or Thalys’ speedy fleet, also offering a choice of classes and free WiFi throughout. Enjoy a care-free canal trip with this fantastic route, just see our FAQs, train times and ticket prices below!

Amsterdam to Bruges (Brugge) by train

It takes an average of 3h 28m to travel from Amsterdam to Bruges (Brugge) by train, over a distance of around 109 miles (175 km). There are normally 57 trains per day travelling from Amsterdam to Bruges (Brugge) and tickets for this journey start from €29.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 38m
Price€29.50 - €98.30
Distance109 miles (175 km)
Frequency57 trains per day
Departure stationAmsterdam
Arrival stationBruges (Brugge)
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus, BlaBlaBus

Amsterdam to Bruges (Brugge) train times

Check out the next trains departing from Amsterdam to Bruges (Brugge) for Wednesday 30th Sep 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
03:46 Amsterdam-Centraal09:30 BruggeIntercity 1413 NS Get tickets5h 44m, 5 changes
03:46 Amsterdam-Centraal09:35 BruggeIntercity 1413 NS Get tickets5h 49m, 4 changes
07:15 Amsterdam-Centraal10:01 BruggeThalys 9316 NS Get tickets2h 46m, 2 changes
07:15 Amsterdam-Centraal10:30 BruggeThalys 9316 NS Get tickets3h 15m, 1 change
07:22 Amsterdam Lelylaan10:01 BruggeRegionalExpress 4614 NS Get tickets2h 39m, 3 changes
07:22 Amsterdam Lelylaan10:30 BruggeRegionalExpress 4614 NS Get tickets3h 08m, 2 changes
07:25 Amsterdam-Centraal11:00 BruggeIC direct 9216 NS Get tickets3h 35m, 2 changes
07:25 Amsterdam-Centraal11:30 BruggeIC direct 9216 NS Get tickets4h 05m, 1 change
07:28 Amsterdam Zuid11:00 BruggeRegionalExpress 4316 NS Get tickets3h 32m, 3 changes
07:28 Amsterdam Zuid11:30 BruggeRegionalExpress 4316 NS Get tickets4h 02m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Bruges (Brugge)

Train tickets from Amsterdam to Bruges (Brugge) start at €29.50 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 €56.65.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price40.78
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price43.64
on the day
avg. single price56.65

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 Amsterdam 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Amsterdam and Bruges (Brugge) is 3 hours and 28 minutes, with around 57 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 Amsterdam and Bruges (Brugge) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Amsterdam to Bruges (Brugge) is 2 hours and 38 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Amsterdam to Bruges (Brugge) can start from as little as €29.50 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 Amsterdam to Bruges (Brugge)?

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

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

The first train from Amsterdam to Bruges (Brugge) leaves at 03:46. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Amsterdam to Bruges (Brugge) leaves at 21:28. 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 Amsterdam and Bruges (Brugge) by train?

Trains travelling from Amsterdam to Bruges (Brugge) cover a distance of around 109 miles (175 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bruges (Brugge) to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Amsterdam to Bruges (Brugge).
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 Amsterdam to Bruges (Brugge) for a typical week day using timetable data for 30/09/2020. 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 28/09/2020 for travel on 03/12/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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