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There are 5 intercity buses per day from Antwerp to Bruges. Traveling by bus from Antwerp to Bruges usually takes around 2 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 30 minutes.
|Distance||51 mi (82 km)|
|Shortest duration||1h 30m|
|Trips per day||5|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
What bus companies travel from Antwerp to Bruges?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Antwerp to Bruges. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 5 trips from Antwerp to Bruges, and usually makes the trip in about 2 hours and 9 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Antwerp to Bruges during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride from Antwerp to Bruges?
The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 8 minutes to cover the 82 kilometers from Antwerp to Bruges. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 30 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
"Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Bruges at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week."
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Antwerp?
The first bus leaves at 09:00 and the last bus leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all buses from Antwerp to Bruges, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus departures serve Bruges each day?
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The peaceful city of Bruges is located in the Flemish Region of Belgium. Mostly known for its meandering canals, medieval architecture, and a range of delicacies to both eat and drink, this small Belgian city is a delight to discover.
Bruges is home to some of the best-preserved medieval buildings in the world, allowing visitors to wander through the cobbled streets and truly feel whisked back in time. With its many small squares and quaint streets, it's easy to see why the city is seen as one of the world's most romantic cities.
Like most of Belgium, Bruges is a mecca for food and drink. With the worldwide fame of Belgian beer, it's no surprise that the city is home to the Beer Museum and several breweries with daily tours. Bruges' largest beer shop, "2be Beer Wall,'' offers an endless variety of beer, but there is no shortage of smaller bars to sample the local crafts. If the beer doesn't entice you, then perhaps world-famous Belgian chocolates will. Almost every street in Bruges has a chocolate shop, making it near impossible to resist the temptation to sample some. Hey, dark chocolate is healthy, right?
Belgium's excellent rail system makes it easy to travel to Bruges. Trains arrive from Brussels every 30 mins, easily connecting Bruges to Brussels' Airport. International bus services also provide access to the city from many other European destinations.
Where does the bus leave from in Antwerp?
Main departure station: Central Station
Antwerp has two bus stations with service to Bruges.
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Where does the bus arrive in Bruges?
Main arrival station: Sint-Michiels Station West
All buses from Antwerp arrive at one main station in Bruges.
Bus stations in Bruges:
Sint-Michiels Station West
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