Bruxelles / Brussels to Brugge / Bruges by train

How to take the rail journey from Bruxelles/Brussels to Brugge/Bruges

All that’s good to know about taking the train from Brussels to Bruges with easy access to ticket, train, station and journey info.



From Bruxelles-Central/Brussel-Centraal to Brugge

Travel Information

Final Destination: Oostende/Blankenberge/Brugge/Knokke

All trains also depart from: Bruxelles-Nord and Bruxelles-Midi

These trains take a north to south route across Bruxelles/Brussel calling first at Bruxelles-Nord station, before going on to call at Bruxelles-Central and then finally at Bruxelles-Midi.
So work out which would be the optimum station to head to in the Belgian capital, in order to board these trains.
The Bruxelles/Brussel public transport map is here

These trains also call at: Gent St-Pieters

These fast trains from Bruxelles to Brugge/Bruges only make one intermediate station call in Gent.
There are only 2 x of these fast IC trains per hour at weekends.

Both the double-deck and top-tier single deck Intercity trains are used on this route.

Mon - Fri = 3 x trains per hour
Sat/Sun = 2 x trains per hour


Book early and save: No

Tickets can be booked online up to one month ahead, but they will cost the same if paid for at the station on the day of travel.

Note that seat reservations are not avilable on these trains.

Where to book
Ticket Provider Approximate Cost
Belgian Rail *

On this journey

Journey Features

Not High Speed

Good to Know

When looking at the departure information screens at the station, take care to avoid the trains to Brugge, which are calling at Kortrijk; they're more than 45 mins slower than these trains.

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