Birmingham to Bruges train

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Bruges

distanceDistance235 miles
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast or CrossCountry

Trains from Birmingham to Bruges cover the 235 miles long journey taking on average 12 h 28 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Brugge.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Birmingham to Bruges

You can travel by train from Birmingham to Bruges with CrossCountry. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Birmingham and Bruges you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry tickets between Birmingham and Bruges are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with CrossCountry to Bruges from Birmingham all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 235 miles (379 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Birmingham to Bruges routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Birmingham to Bruges train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Bruges with CrossCountry!

CrossCountry from Birmingham to Bruges train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 57 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 6 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Bruges.
You should expect to travel around 235 miles  from Birmingham to Bruges by train.
While the time it takes to travel 235 miles between Birmingham and Bruges can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Birmingham to Bruges is on average 12 h 28 min.

When departing from Birmingham, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. When arriving in Bruges, you can end your route in train stations like Brugge, Brugge-St. -Pieters and Bruges.

Omio customers book a train from Birmingham New Street   to Brugge   most frequently for this route.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Birmingham New Street, located approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre of Birmingham. The most popular arrival train station in Bruges, called Brugge, is located around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from its city centre.

Take the Birmingham to Bruges train with Avanti West Coast or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Birmingham and Bruges as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Birmingham to Bruges. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this route departs from Birmingham at 06: 22. The last train leaves from Birmingham at 23: 10. Check Omio for the latest train times from Birmingham to Bruges and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham 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 Birmingham for your journey to Bruges.
Amenities at station
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
Amenities at station
Public transport options for Birmingham Moor Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
Amenities at station
Public transport options for Birmingham International
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.

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