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About the train journey from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge)

Want to travel from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge) by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge) usually takes 1 hour 33 minutes on average to travel 51 miles (82 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 1 hour 17 minutes. You can expect to find 53 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Bruges (Brugge), so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. You'll be hopping on an SNCB train – the national rail operator in Belgium – to get to Bruges (Brugge), on board one of their Intercity or local trains.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge) in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save!

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Bruges (Brugge), including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge) by train

First train

05:17

Last train

23:43

Departure station

Antwerpen-Zuid

Arrival station

Bruges (Brugge)

Journey time

From 1h 17m

Distance

51 miles (82 km)

Frequency

53 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Train and bus operators

SNCB, Flixbus

Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge) train times

Check out the next trains departing from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge) for Tuesday 28th May 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:31 13:01 1h 30m, 2 changes
12:01 13:26 1h 25m, 1 change
12:17 13:35 1h 18m, direct
12:31 14:01 1h 30m, 2 changes
13:01 14:26 1h 25m, 1 change
13:17 14:35 1h 18m, direct
13:31 15:01 1h 30m, 2 changes
14:01 15:26 1h 25m, 1 change
14:17 15:35 1h 18m, direct
14:31 16:01 1h 30m, 2 changes

SNCB trains from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge)

You can travel from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge) on SNCB 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.

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.

SNCB classes from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge)

Compare the different travel classes offered by SNCB when travelling from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge).

Onboard services on SNCB

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge).

LuggageLuggageLuggage

When travelling with SNCB, each passenger can take 3 items of luggage on board, as long as the total weight does not exceed 30kg. Once you’ve found your seat, you can stow your luggage in the space provided above and below your seat. You can take the following luggage on board for free:

  • Briefcases, rucksacks and suitcases
  • Wheelchairs (manual or automatic)
  • Pushchairs and prams
  • Folding bikes, unicycles, scooters
  • Sports equipment (e.g. skis)
RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

Currently, SNCB does not offer a food and drink service. Although, you may bring food and drink with you to enjoy on the train.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

SNCB offer free WiFi in their main stations, including Brussels Central, Bruges, Antwerp Central and more. Currently, SNCB do not offer WiFi onboard their trains.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

As long as they are travelling with a person aged 12 or above with a valid ticket, children under 12 can travel for free without a ticket. However, please note that this only applies to a maximum of 4 children per passenger with a valid ticket. If you have any additional children travelling with you, they will need a half-price Kids Ticket.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

Hoping to travel with your bike? You’ll need to add a Bike Supplement to your ticket. However, if you’re travelling with a folding bike, you don’t need to worry about paying. Bike Supplements are paid on top of your rail fare and cost €4 for a single journey.

When boarding, speak to the train conductor and they will tell you if there are spaces available and where you can put your bicycle. SNCB advise you not to travel with a bike at Peak times, because bicycle spaces may not be available.

PetPetPets

Guide and assistance dogs

Travel is free for guide and assistance dogs. You won’t need to add a Pet Supplement to your ticket.

Pets

Pets are welcome to travel on SNCB trains if they are on a lead or in a small basket, cage or box. For animals on a lead, a Pet Supplement costs €3 for a single trip. If your pet is in a small basket, cage or box that is smaller than 30 x 55 x 30 cm, you do not need to pay for a Pet Supplement. Finally, your pet is not allowed to sit on the seats or tables.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

Passengers with reduced mobility should directly contact SNCB to make use of their free assistance service. You can take your wheelchair on board the train for free, regardless of whether or not you use the SNCB's free assistance service. If you are blind or partially sighted, you can take the train for free in 2nd class.

Cheap train tickets from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge)

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 Antwerpen-Zuid 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 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Antwerpen-Zuid 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 Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge) take?

The average journey time by train between Antwerpen-Zuid and Bruges (Brugge) is 1 hour and 33 minutes, with around 53 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 Antwerpen-Zuid and Bruges (Brugge) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge) is 1 hour and 17 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge)?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge) without having to change trains. There are 17 direct trains from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge) each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge) leave?

The first train from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge) leaves at 05:17. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge) leave?

The last train from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge) leaves at 23:43. 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 Antwerpen-Zuid and Bruges (Brugge) by train?

Trains travelling from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge) cover a distance of around 51 miles (82 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bruges (Brugge) to Antwerpen-Zuid. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Antwerpen-Zuid to Bruges (Brugge).

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