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Getting from Amsterdam to Bruges

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How to get from Amsterdam to Bruges?

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There are several options available for tourists to get from Amsterdam to Bruges. Are you planning a day trip or a tour from Amsterdam to Bruges? Here you will find out some of the most popular ways to get from Amsterdam to Bruges by bus, train, rental car or taxi. Better to begin your trip from the Netherlands to Bruges is to make a start point from Amsterdam.

How to get from Amsterdam to Bruges by bus?

A budget option for tourists could be a trip from Amsterdam to Bruges by bus. But, you need to be prepared for a long and tiring trip. Travel time is up to 4-5 hours. A nice bonus will be the cost of the ticket. The lowest price is for bus tickets that make a trip to Bruges much more affordable. The price of a one-way ticket starts at €22. Another advantage is the direct route, where there is no need to change the bus. If you are exhausted from long walks in Amsterdam, go to Bruges by bus. You can finally relax in the comfortable seats of the bus.

The bus tickets for a day trip from Amsterdam to Bruges can be booked on Flixbus. There is another operator – Blablabus also operates a route from Amsterdam to Bruges. But it makes two stops in Utrecht and Antwerp. Direction: Amsterdam – Bruges.

The buses leave from the following Amsterdam Stations to Bruges:

  • Amsterdam Sloterdijk;
  • Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA;
  • Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

Travel tip: Book your bus tickets from Amsterdam to Bruges in advance for a specific date. In this case, you can buy the cheapest tickets and reserve a place, as well as avoid the unpleasant situation of the lack of tickets for the desired date.

How do I get from Amsterdam to Bruges by train?

Another convenient way is to get from Amsterdam to Bruges by train. It’s important to know that there is no direct train Amsterdam-Bruges, but only with a change of train. You should buy a train ticket on Thalys (a high-speed train service that connects major cities in the heart of Europe) at Amsterdam Central Station. The price of a one-way Standard Class ticket starts at about €113. These trains run between 06:13 AM and 07:15 PM and leave every hour. The travel time from Amsterdam to Antwerp-Centraal, with some stops, is about 1h 15m. This is a very popular destination, so the tickets are sold out very fast. Sometimes up to a few days before the date of trip.

Then you have to take NMBS/SNCB (an autonomous government company, formed in 1926 as successor to the Belgian State Railways) to get from Antwerp-Centraal station to Bruges. These trains run between 04:37 AM and 11:37 PM. The average travel time from Antwerp-Centraal to Brugge is about 1h 30m, they leave every hour. The price of a one-way ticket for a Second Class is about €15. In total, the average travel time by train from Amsterdam to Bruges is about 2h 45m and it costs about €128.

You also can use the Intercity trains and the Sprinter services. They help you to get from Amsterdam to Schiphol Airport (AMS). The ticket price is about €5. Taking the Thalys train you can get to Antwerp-Centraal and then you can go to Bruges.

How do I get from Amsterdam to Bruges by rental car?

The distance between Amsterdam City and Bruges is less than 260 kilometers. It will take you three hours to get from one place to another. Such a trip in a personal or rented car can be a comfortable option for traveling. Thus, you will have a unique opportunity to visit not only Bruges but also Ghent, if you have some extra time left. You can plan your route from Amsterdam to Bruges by driving through The Hague and Rotterdam. For example, in Sixt rental, the price for sedan 4+1 starts from €72 per day with unlimited km.

We tell you to add at least the cheapest insurance on the rental car, which covers €900 of damage. This way the final price to rent a car will be €108,98. If you are not sure you can drive this route alone – an extra driver will cost extra €7,99. Traveling with kids is extra €9,50 for a child seat. You can choose any other Extra for a comfortable day trip to Bruges or an extra price.

Remember, it is risky if you are not a local and if in your home-land you have different traffic and road rules. You risk getting a fine or damage to the car by an accident or wrong parking. But if you are a confident and experienced driver – renting a car is one of the most convenient ways to get to Bruges. If you wrong calculate the price of renting a car or you will choose an expensive car rental company. This way to get from Amsterdam to Bruges can be costly. Our advice is to read the rental contract. If you go on the road with a couple of friends, the costs will be insignificant at all. In this case you will enjoy this trip and it will stay unforgettable!

Travel tip: Despite the fact that there are several ways to get from Amsterdam to Bruges, which we have shared with you here, the most comfortable way that will save your time is to book an AtoB transfer.

How do I get from Amsterdam to Bruges by taxi?

For those travelers, who value comfort the best way to get to Bruges is to book an AtoB airport taxi transfer.

Are you running out of time? Are you traveling with children or do you prefer a comfortable trip? AtoB airport taxi and transfer service is always at your service. Our professional team helps you not only on moving from one train/bus station to another or meeting at the airport, but also avoid wasting your time on buying tickets, staying in queues and other small things that take a lot of time. Book an AtoB ride and our drivers will take you to Bruges with most comfort.

Booking an AtoB taxi is prepared for comfortable conditions and pleasant prices. Professionalism and efficiency with every AtoB transfer service are guaranteed!

If you are planning a trip to Bruges from Amsterdam by taxi, this is a range of our AtoB services and benefits you get:

  • Large fleet with a wide choice of cars from economy class to executive cars;
  • Child seats and boosters upon request;
  • Fixed rates;
  • English-speaking support 24/7;
  • Flexible cancellation 24 hours before the transfer;
  • Licensed professional drivers.

Currently, due to the COVID-19 epidemic situation, AtoB drivers were trained and strictly follow all the rules as to customer safety and cars disinfection after each ride. We everyday control the driver’s health and all of them are provided with disposable masks, gloves, hand sanitizers and other disinfectants.

What Are the Main AtoB Features?

AtoB taxi is your way to make your journey more comfortable. Our main priority is to provide our clients with the highest level of comfort. We’ll make the most of your trips by providing you with exceptional transfer services.



Our company will provide you with fast and convenient transport from the airport to the hotel or the nearest city where you will stay.

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Professional drivers

Our experienced chauffeurs and private drivers are always happy to help and give any recommendations about the city attractions, road, or your stay.

Comfort and safety

Comfort and safety

AtoB offers a fixed price. Our driver will meet you with a name card, and you will have the driver’s contact info so that you do not get lost.


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