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Taking the train from Brussels to Bruges (France) in 5 hours 25 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Brussels to Bruges (France)? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 7 hours 56 minutes to travel the 471 miles (759 km) from Brussels to Bruges (France) by train, although you can get there in as little as 5 hours 25 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 6 trains per day running on this route. You’ll need to make 2 changes along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.

Train tickets from Brussels to Bruges (France) start from €60.90 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than 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 (France)? 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.

Brussels to Bruges (France) by train

It takes an average of 7h 56m to travel from Brussels to Bruges (France) by train, over a distance of around 471 miles (759 km). There are normally 6 trains per day travelling from Brussels to Bruges (France) and tickets for this journey start from €60.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 25m
PriceFrom €60.90
Distance471 miles (759 km)
Frequency6 trains per day
First train11:13
Last train21:16
Departure stationBrussels
Arrival stationBruges (France)
Changes2 changes

Brussels to Bruges (France) train times

Check out the next trains departing from Brussels to Bruges (France) for Tuesday 24th May 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:13 16:14 6h 1m, 2 changes
12:13 18:14 6h 1m, 2 changes
13:43 19:08 5h 25m, 2 changes
14:16 19:56 5h 40m, 2 changes
17:13 05:44 12h 31m, 2 changes
20:16 08:14 11h 58m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Bruges (France)

The price of train tickets from Brussels to Bruges (France) starts at €60.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

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 Brussels to Bruges (France) 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.

§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 Brussels to Bruges (France)? 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 Brussels to Bruges (France) take?

The average journey time by train between Brussels and Bruges (France) is 7 hours and 56 minutes, with around 6 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 Brussels and Bruges (France) by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Brussels to Bruges (France) is 5 hours and 25 minutes.

How much does the train from Brussels to Bruges (France) cost?

Train ticket prices from Brussels to Bruges (France) can start from as little as €60.90 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.

Is there a direct train from Brussels to Bruges (France)?

No, there are no direct train services from Brussels to Bruges (France). Travelling from Brussels to Bruges (France) by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Brussels to Bruges (France) leave?

The first train from Brussels to Bruges (France) leaves at 11:13. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Brussels to Bruges (France) leave?

The last train from Brussels to Bruges (France) leaves at 21:16. 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 Brussels and Bruges (France) by train?

Trains travelling from Brussels to Bruges (France) cover a distance of around 471 miles (759 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bruges (France) to Brussels.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Brussels to Bruges (France) for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/24/2022. 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 05/05/2022 for travel on 05/05/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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