|Distance||55 miles (88 km)|
|Average train duration||54 min|
|Average train ticket price||£14 (€16)|
|Train frequency||50 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 50 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||SNCB | IC|
Trains from Bruges to Brussels cover the 55 miles (88 km) long trip taking on average 54 min with our travel partners like SNCB | IC. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £14, but the average price of train tickets is £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Brugge and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.
Belgium’s national railway company, SNCB, runs an intercity service between Bruges and the nation's capital, Brussels. Trains depart from Bruges, locally known as Brugge, several times per hour between 4 a.m. and 6 p.m. on weekdays. On Saturdays and Sundays, later services are also available until 10 p.m. The majority of services are direct or with one change at Gent St Pieters. The journey takes approximately one hour and trains arrive at either Bruxelles-Midi or Bruxelles-Central. The local overground train system connects the two stations and travellers can get from one station to the other in under 5 minutes.
Trains from Bruges to Brussels depart from the main railway station, located to the south-west of the city. Frequent De Lijn city buses, and a limited night service, connect the station with the central market square, and takes around 5 minutes.
Brussels combines the bustle of a modern European capital with some elegant historical architecture, notably the remarkable baroque guildhouses of the Grand Place. As the administrative hub of the European Union and site of the NATO HQ, Brussels is blessed with a distinguished and diverse restaurant scene, but also has no shortage of informal cafe-bars. Trains from Bruges to Brussels arrive at the central station, the Gare Centrale, located in the heart of the city, close to the Rue Royale. There are regular trains making the short connection to Brussels Zuid-Midi, the main hub for high-speed international services across Europe. Central station has its own metro stop, a five-minute walk from the main concourse, with connections on lines 1 and 5. The Brussels metro operates between 5:30 a.m. and midnight. There are taxi ranks available close to the station entrance, and bus stops for routes to most areas of the city.
There are a few train stations in Bruges to start your journey from including Brugge and Brugge-St. -Pieters. In Brussels you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Brugge and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Brugge, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Bruges.
The most popular arrival train station, Bruxelles-Midi, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Brussels.
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