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The train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges (Brugge) usually takes 28 minutes on average to travel 24 miles (39 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 22 minutes. You can expect to find 93 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 Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges (Brugge) in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €8.80.
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.
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 Gent-Sint-Pieters 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 Gent-Sint-Pieters and Bruges (Brugge) is 28 minutes, with around 93 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 Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges (Brugge) is 22 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges (Brugge) can start from as little as €8.80 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 Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges (Brugge) without having to change trains. There are 93 direct trains from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges (Brugge) each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges (Brugge) leaves at 00:03. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges (Brugge) leaves at 23:45. 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 Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bruges (Brugge) cover a distance of around 24 miles (39 km) during the journey.