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Train Information between Calais and Bruges

distanceDistance61 miles (99 km)
changesDirect trainYes

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.

Trains from Calais to Bruges

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.

Taking the Train from Calais

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.

Getting into Bruges by Train

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.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Calais, France and Bruges, Belgium allowed?

Travel between Calais, France and Bruges, Belgium by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter Belgium from France?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • 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 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.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to France from Bruges, Belgium?

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Calais, France?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

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.

What is the distance by train from Calais to Bruges?
The Calais to Bruges train distance is approximately 61 miles (99 km).
What is the departure train station in Calais and arrival train station in Bruges?

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.

Where is the train station in Calais? Where is the train station in Bruges?

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.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Calais
Bruges
Calais Ville is the most popular Calais 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 Calais for your journey to Bruges.

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