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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Bruges

distanceDistance107 miles (172 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price£56 (€63)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThalys, NS International, Eurostar or NS International | IC

Trains from Amsterdam to Bruges cover the 107 miles (172 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 45 min with our travel partners like Thalys, NS International, Eurostar or NS International | IC. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £56, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Brugge.

Train providers

Train between Amsterdam and Bruges with Thalys and Eurostar

You can travel by train between Amsterdam and Bruges with Thalys and Eurostar for as low as £26. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Thalys
Eurostar

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train between Amsterdam and Bruges with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Find the perfect Thalys train from Amsterdam to Bruges for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest Thalys train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Bruges from Amsterdam. You can also check relevant travel information for the Thalys train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap Thalys train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 107 miles (172 km) on this route and your Thalys Amsterdam to Bruges train ticket can cost as little as £80 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Thalys tickets from Amsterdam to Bruges in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official Thalys train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

  • Average Price: £80

When purchasing your Thalys train tickets to Bruges from Amsterdam, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Trains from Amsterdam to Bruges: Journey Details

Five trains from Amsterdam to Bruges depart every day. They are operated by Thalys, a high-speed service jointly owned by several European railways. The first departure is at around 8:15 a.m., and the last train leaves at just after 2:15 p.m. The journey takes just under or just over 3 hours, depending on whether one or two connections are made. Making two changes at Antwerpen Centraal and Gent St Pieters is the quickest option, with the slower journey connecting at Bruxelles-Midi.

Taking the Train from Amsterdam

Trains from Amsterdam to Bruges depart from Amsterdam Central Station in the heart of the city, and just a few minutes walk from hotels, museums and historic attractions. Bus services cover the surrounding villages and Amsterdam's suburbs, while trams run through the city centre. The most scenic way of getting around the city is on the hop-on hop-off water taxis. Amsterdam has a regular night bus service.

Getting into Bruges by Train

Bruges is one of the best preserved medieval towns in Europe, and with its many canals, pretty parks and beautiful buildings is the ideal place for a short, city break. Museums cover all tastes, from chocolate and beer, to the early paintings of Hans Memling in the Hospital of St John. Bruges Station is conveniently located for most of the city's attractions and hotels, with interesting walks through cobbled streets. Frequent buses run from the station to Markt Square, and a taxi rank is located outside the main entrance. Bruges is small enough to explore on foot, but De Lijn operate frequent bus routes around the city.

Travel Tips

Trains from Amsterdam to Bruges
Travel by train to Bruges easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Bruges.
FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Bruges from Amsterdam?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Bruges, Belgium by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Belgium from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Bruges, Belgium?

All travellers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 07/12/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Amsterdam and Bruges as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Belgium by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Bruges to Amsterdam is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Belgium?

Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Bruges?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 07/12/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Bruges to Amsterdam train here.

What is the price of the cheapest train to Bruges from Amsterdam?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Amsterdam and Bruges for as low as £26  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Amsterdam to Bruges on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Amsterdam to Bruges is £56  one way.
How many miles is it from Amsterdam to Bruges by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Amsterdam and Bruges via train to be approximately 107 miles (172 km).
How long does it take from Amsterdam to Bruges by train?
While the time it takes to travel 107 miles (172 km) between Amsterdam and Bruges can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Amsterdam to Bruges is on average 3 h 45 min.
Which train station from Amsterdam to Bruges do I depart from? Which Bruges train station from Amsterdam do I arrive in?

When departing from Amsterdam, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. When arriving in Bruges, you can end your route in train stations like Brugge and Brugge-St. -Pieters.

Omio customers book a train from Amsterdam Centraal   to Brugge   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Amsterdam located? Where is the arrival train station in Bruges located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Amsterdam Centraal and need to travel around 0.6 miles (916 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Bruges most often arrive at Brugge and need to travel around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from this train station to the city centre.

What train companies offer a service from Amsterdam to Bruges?
Take the Amsterdam to Bruges train with Thalys, NS International, Eurostar or NS International | IC. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Bruges from Amsterdam as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there between Amsterdam and Bruges a day?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Amsterdam to Bruges. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Amsterdam to Bruges? What time is the last train from Amsterdam to Bruges?
You can take the first train from Amsterdam to Bruges at 07: 28   or take the last train from Amsterdam to Bruges leaving at 16: 45. Look for the latest Amsterdam Bruges train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
When should I buy Amsterdam Bruges train tickets to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets from Amsterdam to Bruges within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £56 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Amsterdam to Bruges a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Bruges
Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your journey to Bruges.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+31 302357822
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
Public transport options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet