How to get from Edinburgh to Bruges

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Travel Information from Edinburgh to Bruges

distanceDistance419 miles (676 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £78 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Transavia Airlines

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 419 miles (676 km) between Edinburgh and Bruges. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Transavia Airlines among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Bruges.

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Travel between Edinburgh, United Kingdom and Bruges, Belgium is: Fully open.

Can travellers from United Kingdom enter Belgium?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Bruges from Edinburgh?

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Bruges, Belgium?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Belgium has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 27/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Bruges from Edinburgh.

The current restriction level for returning to Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Belgium is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Edinburgh, United Kingdom from Bruges, Belgium?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Edinburgh from Bruges?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Edinburgh, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 26/06/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Edinburgh from Bruges here.

There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Bruges: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Edinburgh to Bruges, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bruges:

A ferry is £49 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Edinburgh to Bruges costing on average £49.

A ferry journey is usually £78 less than a journey to Bruges by plane, which costs on average £78 for the same trip.

A ferry is generally £67 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £67 from Edinburgh to Bruges.

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Bruges is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options from Edinburgh to Bruges can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 17 h 20 min.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average NaN h NaN min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 10 h 14 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 419 miles (676 km) from Edinburgh to Bruges.

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Bruges is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Edinburgh to Bruges 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 when travelling from Edinburgh to Bruges:

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Edinburgh to Bruges depart from Edinburgh, Elder Street to Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West.
  • Most travellers board their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Brugge.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Bruges, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Bruges by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Edinburgh to Bruges tickets on Omio for £49.
  • Transavia Airlines can get you to Bruges by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Transavia Airlines from Edinburgh to Bruges for £78 on Omio.
Your journey from Edinburgh to Bruges doesn't have to end in Bruges. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Brussels, Amsterdam or Paris. If you’d like to add Brussels, Amsterdam or Paris to your Edinburgh to Bruges trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bruges today!

When planning your trip between Edinburgh and Bruges, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £49 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £78 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £67 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Edinburgh and Bruges online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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