How to get to Bruges from London

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from London to Bruges

How to get to Bruges from London by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from London to Bruges is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

London, Victoria Coach Station
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London, Victoria Coach Station
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Brussels Airlines
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
08:50Brussels Airport (BRU)
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London St Pancras International (STP)
12:52Bruges station
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London St Pancras International (STP)
13:30Bruges station
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London St Pancras International (STP)
17:26Bruges station
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British Airways
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
09:55Brussels Airport (BRU)
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Air Dolomiti
London City Airport (LCY)
12:30Brussels Airport (BRU)
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Brussels Airlines
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
09:45Brussels Airport (BRU)
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Travel Information to Bruges from London

distanceDistance145 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£18 - £110
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 6 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £62 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, British Airways or Eurostar

Travel 145 miles by train, coach or flight between London and Bruges. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are FlixBus, British Airways or Eurostar among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from London to Bruges.

The Journey from London to Bruges

Travelling from London to Bruges is possible via train or coach, as well as by plane/ train via Brussels. The most convenient option is by train with Eurostar which involves one change in Brussels. Coaches require no change and offer the best value for money, but take double the journey time.

Buses from London to Bruges

Buses are one option when travelling from London to Bruges and are operated by Eurolines who offer one service per day. Total journey time is 6.5 hours with buses arriving at Brugges Station. Coach journeys include a channel crossing via the Channel Tunnel.

Trains from London to Bruges

Arriving by train is a convenient option for travelling from London to Bruges. Eurostar operate a up to ten daily services direct from St Pancras International to Brussels, where passengers can change at Brussels-Midi to one of the frequent regional NMBS/SNCB trains. Total journey time is around 3.5 hours. Trains arrive in Bruges Station which is located close to the centre of the city.

Flights from London to Bruges

There are no direct flights from London to Ostend-Bruges Airport. Those arriving by plane will need to take a flight from London to Brussels and then board a train to Bruges directly from the airport. British Airways operate up to six flights a day, with most flights departing from Heathrow and a few per week from Gatwick. Brussels Airlines fly twice per day from London Heathrow to Brussels. Total journey time can take upwards of three hours.

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Find the best journey from London to Bruges with Lufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most popular route has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar travel travel through the Channel Tunnel between the UK and France. With a high-speed travel service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel to Bruges from London in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar travel to Bruges from London, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Brussels Airlines is Belgium’s leading airline. Check the ticket fares for your travel between London and Bruges: Economy Classic, Economy Flex and Business.

        FAQs: London to Bruges

        FAQs: Travel to Bruges easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Bruges.

        There are 3 options to travel to Bruges from London including taking a train, coach or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Bruges from London is by taking a coach, which costs on average £18.

        This is compared to other ways of getting from London to Bruges:

        A coach is £44 less than a flight with an average ticket price of £62 from London to Bruges.

        A coach is £92 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from London to Bruges costing on average £110.

        The quickest way to travel to Bruges from London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Coach takes on average 6 h 35 min.

        Train takes 3 h 17 min on average.

        The distance from London to Bruges is approximately 145 miles.

        The average frequency per day from London to Bruges is:

        • Around 4 trains per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between London and Bruges as scheduled services by train, coach or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Bruges:

        • Coaches mostly leave from London, Victoria Coach Station and tend to arrive in Bruges, Station.
        • Trains most often depart from London at London Euston and arrive in Bruges at Bruges.

        Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Bruges:

        • You can travel between London and Bruges by coach with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £18 with FlixBus from London to Bruges.
        • You can go to Bruges from London by plane with British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Luxair, Lufthansa Cityline (2), Lufthansa or KLM Cityhopper. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £62 with British Airways from London to Bruges on Omio.
        • You can take a train from London to Bruges with Eurostar. Cheap tickets can be found for £110 with Eurostar from London to Bruges.

        Yes, there are direct routes from London to Bruges with the following travel companies:

        • You can travel directly by coach with FlixBus.
        • You can take a direct flight with British Airways, Brussels Airlines or Luxair.
        • You can take a direct train with.

        Direct services to Bruges tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

        Omio customers who travel from London to Bruges often also extend their holiday to go to Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris or Ghent. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bruges and these popular destinations at a great price.

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