The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 9 buses that leave Brussels for Bruges every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||55 miles (88 km)|
|Average coach duration||1 h 20 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£7 (€8)|
|Coach companies||Flixbus or BlaBlaCar|
Coaches from Brussels to Bruges cover the 55 miles (88 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 20 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £4, but the average price of coach tickets is £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West.
You can travel by coach to Bruges from Brussels with FlixBus for as low as £4. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Brussels and Bruges in Belgium are approximately 55 miles apart. Thanks to the excellent road connections between the two locations, taking a bus is an efficient way to travel. There are around four daily coaches from Brussels to Bruges, with the earliest one leaving Brussels around 6:55 a.m. Travellers can choose between day and night buses. The journey takes around one hour and 36 minutes. Fortunately, the fastest coaches can complete the trip in about one hour and 25 minutes, while the slowest ones finish the journey in just under two hours.
The travel time may vary depending on the circumstances. However, on a regular day, coaches from Brussels to Bruges take approximately one hour and 36 minutes. The fastest buses travel from station to station in around one hour and 25 minutes. The slowest buses are also reasonably fast, taking around one hour and 55 minutes. Fortunately, all the trips are direct and passengers can avoid making changes along the way. However, as with most buses, passengers can alight at bus stops along the way.
On a regular day, travellers can choose from around four daily buses. The coaches are consistent and are available throughout the week. Within one week, about 28 buses travel from Brussels to Bruges. The first bus leaves around 6:55 a.m. and arrives in Bruges shortly before 9:00 a.m. The next two buses travel in the afternoon, while the last coach leaves shortly after 8:00 p.m.
Departure bus stations: Coaches from Brussels to Bruges depart from Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and North City (Gare du Nord). The first bus stop is on Rue de France or Frankrijkstraat street approximately 1 mile and from the Grande Place while the second is along Rue du Progrès, just over a mile from the city centre. Both stations have trains, buses, and taxis to the city centre. The facilities at the stations include restrooms, shops, nearby restaurants, left luggage facilities, and ticket offices.
Arrival train station: Coaches from Brussels to Bruges make their final stop at the bus stop at the Flixbus bus stop at Rijselstraat-Spoorwegstraat. It's located behind the Brugge train station, just over a mile from the Markt. There are buses and taxis to the city centre. Travellers can use the facilities at the train station, such as restrooms, restaurants, bars, and ticket machines.
FlixBus operates all the coaches from Brussels to Bruges. The German-based company provides modern bus transportation services in Europe and the United States. Their buses come with classic seats, in two rows, facing the front. Double-decker buses have table seats in the lower deck, which are ideal for group or family travel. Panorama seats are found at the front and are excellent for panoramic views during the journey. Travellers can reserve seats along some routes for the best places. Sometimes, travellers can also book the seat next to them for optimal comfort.
FlixBus provides at least four daily coaches from Brussels to Bruges. The buses are available every day of the week, and travellers can book tickets up to three months in advance. Usually, the average travel time is around one hour and 36 minutes, but the fastest buses complete the trip in about one hour and 25 minutes. All the coaches travel direct, but travellers can alight at stops along the way.
FlixBus coaches provide standard seats for all their routes. The buses have reclining and generous legroom for maximum comfort. Travellers can charge laptops and phones at the plug-in sockets available on board. For those who wish to stay connected, there is free WiFi on the buses. Travellers can also purchase snacks and drinks from the bus drivers. There are also toilets on board.
People with disabilities can also enjoy transport on FlixBus coaches. Travellers can request special assistance before their trips or travel together with their assistants for free. Most buses easily accommodate travellers with foldable wheelchairs. Passengers who travel in their wheelchairs should confirm the availability of space on board. Most coaches have two spaces for wheelchairs on board.
Passengers are allowed one carry-on measuring 42×30×18 cm and weighing 7 kg at most and one suitcase weighing 20 kg. All other luggage is treated as additional baggage or special baggage and attracts a fee. Bicycle transportation is also possible either on the bike rack or in the hold for foldable bikes. Unfortunately, travellers cannot carry pets on board unless they are guide dogs.
Some of the Brussels coach stations to Bruges you can start your journey from include Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi), Brussels-Noord and Brussels, Boulevard Pachéco (Congrès). Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Bruges include Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West, Bruges, Station and Bruges, Rijselstraat / Spoorwegstraat.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arriving in Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West.
Passengers board their coach most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre to this coach station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West and need to travel approximately 2.4 miles (3.8 km) from the coach station to the city centre in Bruges.
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