You can get from Amsterdam to Bruges by train, bus or flight.
To get from Amsterdam to Bruges on 27 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||107 miles (172 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight, ferry or train|
|Fastest mode||Train • £59 • 3 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Thalys|
Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 107 miles (172 km) between Amsterdam and Bruges. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Thalys among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Amsterdam to Bruges.
Frequent international buses and trains ply the route between Amsterdam and Bruges, connecting both cities in three to six hours. Amsterdam is known for its scenic Canal District and dozens of museums, the most popular of which are the Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank's House. Key tourist sights in Bruges include the historic centre, the canals, and De Halve Maan Brewery.
Train: Travellers can reach Bruges from Amsterdam by train in just over three hours. Railway service is provided by Thalys (a high-speed Belgian train operator), which runs hourly trains from approximately 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. All Thalys trains that depart from Amsterdam Centraal involve a transfer in Brussels-Midi station, and terminate at Brugge station.
Bus: Eurolines coaches travel between Amsterdam and Bruges once a day, departing in the morning and arriving approximately six hours later. This is a direct bus service that departs from Amsterdam's Duivendrecht station and arrives at the Eurolines station in Spoorwegstraat, Bruges.
Flight: Although Bruges has an airport (located in Ostend, 15 minutes away from the city centre), no airlines fly directly between Amsterdam and the Belgian city. However, it is possible to fly from Amsterdam Schipol to Brussels International, which is 1 hour drive from Bruges centre. This is a direct 45-minute flight offered by KLM, which runs 4 or 5 flights every day.
International travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Bruges, Belgium is: Fully open.
Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Belgium must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 20/06/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey from Amsterdam to Bruges.
Return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Belgium is: Fully open.
Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.
Requirements for reentering Netherlands:
All travellers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 20/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to your planned date of travel to Amsterdam from Bruges.
There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam to Bruges: coach, flight, ferry or train.
Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Bruges. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.
This is compared to other travel options to Bruges:
A ferry is generally £18 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £18 from Amsterdam to Bruges.
A ferry journey is usually £6 less than a journey to Bruges by plane, which costs on average £6 for the same trip.
A ferry journey is usually £59 less than a journey to Bruges by train, which costs on average £59 for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel to Bruges from Amsterdam is by train, which takes on average 3 h 15 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 25 min of travel time.
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The distance from Amsterdam to Bruges is approximately 107 miles (172 km).
The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Bruges is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Bruges from Amsterdam as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Amsterdam to Bruges:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Bruges, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Bruges with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bruges as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Amsterdam to Bruges.
When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Bruges, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Amsterdam and Bruges online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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