Buses from Bruges to Aachen

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Bruges - Aachen Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Bruges to Aachen. Traveling by bus from Bruges to Aachen usually takes around 5 hours and 14 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 4 hours,

Distance128 mi (206 km)
Shortest duration4h 0m
Cheapest price$10.16
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Bruges to Aachen?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Bruges to Aachen. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus35h 14m$26.11
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    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 3 trips from Bruges to Aachen, and usually makes the trip in about 5 hours and 14 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 Bruges to Aachen 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 Bruges to Aachen?

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 14 minutes to cover the 128 miles from Bruges to Aachen. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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?

Because many passengers travel from Bruges to Aachen at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Bruges?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Bruges to Aachen, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Aachen each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Bruges to Aachen every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Bruges to Aachen; ticket prices start at $42.80.

City Information

Bruges

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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.

Aachen

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Positioned near the Dutch and Belgian borders in the west of Germany, Aachen is a true hidden gem. Once a Roman spa town, this historic city dates back to the 1st-century and later became a favorite residence of the Frankish king, Charlemagne. A royal experience surely awaits you as well on your visit to Aachen.

The most striking building in this city is undoubtedly Aachen Cathedral. This cathedral is the first place in Europe to receive the prestigious status of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in part because it is one of the oldest cathedrals in Europe. The cathedral is also the final resting place of Charlemange, though the exact whereabouts of his remains are unknown.

After a day spent walking around the city, visit the Carolus Thermen, or thermal baths, to soak in the hot mineral spring waters once loved by the Romans. Choose between a range of indoor or outdoor pools, saunas, and spa treatments to enjoy what the Romans called "salus per aquam," or "health by water."

Because of its border location, Aachen is easy to reach from Germany, the Netherlands, and Belgium. Frequent international and national trains run through the train stations, while the international airport is served by many major airlines. Bus lines including FlixBus and Sindbad provide affordable ground travel from many destinations. Some of the more popular routes to Aachen depart from Berlin, Amsterdam, and Brussels.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Bruges?

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Main departure station: Sint-Michiels Station West

The Kiss & Ride zone at Sint-Michiels Station West in Bruges is named as such because it's designed for transport to drop off passengers, give a quick goodbye kiss, and then leave. Basically, it's a cute name that reminds everyone to keep moving to accommodate the large number of passengers frequenting the station. Flibco and FlixBus buses both stop here before heading to destinations such as Brussels and Antwerp. While the station asks vehicles not to dawdle, the Sint-Michiels West Station has a few cafes, restaurants, and hotels nearby for passengers who may be waiting for a connection. The station has space for parking, either to park your personal vehicle or to stop if you want more time to say goodbyes.

All bus stations in Bruges:

  • Sint-Michiels Station West

Where does the bus arrive in Aachen?

Main arrival station: Henricistraße 30

All buses from Bruges arrive at one main station in Aachen.

All bus stations in Aachen:

  • Henricistraße 30

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