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Train Information from Bruges to Brussels

distanceDistance55 miles (88 km)
durationAverage train duration54 min
priceAverage train ticket price£14 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCB | 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.

Trains from Bruges to Brussels

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.

Taking the Train from Bruges

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.

Getting into Brussels by Train

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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Bruges to Brussels
Travel by train to Brussels 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 Bruges to Brussels.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Brussels from Bruges cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Bruges and Brussels to cost as little as £14  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Bruges to Brussels on average?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bruges to Brussels train to cost on average £14  one way.
What is the distance from Bruges to Brussels via train?
You should expect to travel around 55 miles (88 km)  from Bruges to Brussels by train.
What is the average Bruges to Brussels train duration?
The Bruges to Brussels train duration is on average 54 min, which is to be expected when travelling 55 miles (88 km) from Bruges to Brussels. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What station does the Bruges to Brussels train leave from? Which Brussels train station do I come into from Bruges?

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.

Where do I find the Bruges train station to Brussels? Where is the Brussels train station?

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.

Which train companies can get me from Bruges to Brussels?
For the route from Bruges to Brussels you can take a train with SNCB | IC. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Bruges and Brussels on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there to Brussels from Bruges a day?
The average number of trains departing Bruges for Brussels is 50 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Bruges to Brussels? When can I take the last train for the day?
If you prefer early morning trains from Bruges to Brussels, the first train leaves at 06: 05. If you prefer late night trains from Bruges to Brussels, the last train of the day leaves at 08: 10. Omio shows you the latest train from Bruges to Brussels timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
When should I book Bruges Brussels train tickets to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Bruges to Brussels is on average £14 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Brussels from Bruges available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bruges
Brussels
Brugge is the most popular Bruges 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 Bruges for your journey to Brussels.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 21: 30 | Sat - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 23, 25, 43, 62, 63, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 96, 98, P1, P4, P5
Train lines: IC (01, 02, 03, 23, 23A, 32), L 02