If you want to travel from Brussels Airport to Bruges by train, you've come to the right place.
It usually takes around 1h 34m to travel the 59 miles (95 km) from Brussels Airport to Bruges by train, with around 59 trains per day running on this route. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. Sit back, relax and let an SNCB train take you from Brussels Airport to Bruges – you won’t have to worry about traffic nor parking. What’s more, you can get to Bruges in 1h 25m on the fastest SNCB trains.
Train tickets from Brussels Airport to Bruges are usually cheaper when you book in advance compared to buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.
Keen to book your train tickets to Bruges? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.
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 Brussels-Airport-Zaventem 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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Brussels-Airport-Zaventem and Bruges (Brugge) is 1 hour and 28 minutes, with around 56 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 Brussels-Airport-Zaventem to Bruges (Brugge) is 1 hour and 24 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Brussels-Airport-Zaventem to Bruges (Brugge) can start from as little as €23.30 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Brussels-Airport-Zaventem to Bruges (Brugge) without having to change trains. There are 18 direct trains from Brussels-Airport-Zaventem to Bruges (Brugge) each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Brussels-Airport-Zaventem to Bruges (Brugge) leaves at 05:24. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Brussels-Airport-Zaventem to Bruges (Brugge) leaves at 23:02. 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 Brussels-Airport-Zaventem to Bruges (Brugge) cover a distance of around 59 miles (95 km) during the journey.