|Distance||61 miles (99 km)|
Trains from Calais to Bruges cover the 61 miles (99 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Calais Ville and arrive in Brugge.
The route for trains from Calais to Bruges is served by SNCF/TER and SNCF/TGV. Both operators provide frequent daily services, with the first train departing from Calais - Fréthun - Gare TGV et Eurostar at 7:32 a.m. and the last train departing for Bruges Gironde at 1:37 p.m. With both operators, passengers will be expected to change twice and the average journey length is 6 hours and 15 minutes. Passengers should note, however, that journey times may vary, depending on the time of day when they choose to travel.
Trains from Calais to Bruges depart from Calais-Frethun station, which is located a few kilometres to the south-west of the city itself, and is on the Eurostar route from London to Paris or Brussels. The easiest way to get from the city centre to Frethun is via train from Calais Ville, although there are also local bus connections. Shuttle buses are also provided from Calais ferry port for those arriving by boat.
With its idyllic, unspoiled medieval city centre, Bruges is a beautiful city for visitors to wander around. Around every corner, you will find gorgeous churches like the Church of Our Lady and street scenes such as the ancient town market. With some of the finest chocolate makers, brewers and chefs in Belgium, catching trains from Calais to Bruges is a great option for gastronomes as well. All trains arrive at Bruges' main station, which was built just outside the old town. You can catch local buses 62, 63 or 97 to get into the city centre, or just explore by foot. It's not a large city, and seeing it on foot means that you will hardly miss a thing.
Travel between Calais, France and Bruges, Belgium by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 13/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bruges from Calais as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Bruges to Calais is: Partially open
Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
What are the entry requirements?
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 15/10/2021. 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 Calais train here.
When taking a train from Calais, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Calais Ville, Calais Fréthun - Gare Eurostar and Calais Les Fontinettes. When you arrive in Bruges, your train can arrive in train stations including Brugge and Brugge-St. -Pieters.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Calais Ville to Brugge.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Calais Ville and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Brugge and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in Bruges.
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