You can get from Amsterdam to Bruges by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||107 miles (172 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£17 - £39|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £17 • 4 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £39 • 3 h 42 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or SNCB | IC|
Take a coach or train to travel 107 miles (172 km) from Amsterdam to Bruges. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 42 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or SNCB | IC among others. Travellers can even take a direct 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.
Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Bruges, Belgium is: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.
The government of Belgium has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 24/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Amsterdam and Bruges closer to your planned date of departure here.
Return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Belgium is: Partially open.
Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially 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 24/10/2021. 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 2 ways to travel to Bruges from Amsterdam including taking a coach or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Bruges, which costs on average £17.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Bruges:
A coach is £22 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Amsterdam to Bruges costing on average £39.
The fastest way from Amsterdam to Bruges is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 42 min.
Other travel options to Bruges from Amsterdam can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 45 min of travel time.
The Amsterdam to Bruges distance 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 journey from Amsterdam to Bruges as scheduled services by coach 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:
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Yes, there are direct services available between Amsterdam and 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 to Bruges from Amsterdam.
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But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Bruges tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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