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London to Bruges by train
Fastest journey3hr 14m
Trains per day18
Avg. journey time3hr 44m
Travelling from London to Bruges by train
Fast trains from London to Bruges take around 3 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 234 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Bruges.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Bruges?
Journeys between London and Bruges usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 19 departures on the route from London to Bruges every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 16 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Bruges?
The London to Bruges train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Bruges train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Bruges is usually scheduled to depart London around 06:13 and the last train is around 19:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:57, and the last at 20:03.
What's the London to Bruges train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Bruges are $82.70.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $101 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $138. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book London to Bruges train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from London to Bruges by train.
Which train companies operate between London and Bruges?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Bruges, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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Eurostar & Intercity
It is easy to take the train from London to Bruges. The journey requires just one change of train at Brussels Midi. The journey starts with a high-speed run on Eurostar from London to Brussels. That’s where you change onto an Intercity train for the onward journey to Bruges.
London to Brussels
Board a Eurostar service from London St Pancras to Brussels. Little more than an hour after leaving London you’ll already be in northern France, speeding through Flanders fields towards Lille Europe, where many but not all Brussels-bound Eurostar trains make an intermediate stop. Some trains make up to three additional stops – at Ebbsfleet, Ashford and Calais.
Eurostar trains from London terminate at Brussels Midi station. Trains run every five minutes from Brussels Midi to Brussels Central (for the city centre). Your Eurostar ticket is valid for this short onward hop within Brussels. At Brussels Midi, there are good onward connections with a choice of Thalys or German ICE trains for direct links to Germany, as well as Belgian (or sometimes Dutch) Intercity trains to cities across the wider BeNeLux region.
Remember to factor in at least half an hour for Eurostar’s airline-style baggage check prior to boarding your train. This is a light-touch security scan, and there are no restrictions on taking liquids on board Eurostar trains.
Brussels to Bruges
Intercity trains leave Brussels for Bruges at least twice per hour, seven days a week. These trains all serve three stations in the Belgian capital: Nord, Central and Midi. The journey from Brussels to Bruges runs through the Flemish region of Belgium. The travel time is about 60 minutes. All trains on this route make a stop at Gent on the way; some services may halt at one or two additional stations. Leaving the train in Bruges, it is just a short walk into the city centre.
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