From € 29

To Bruges by train

With Thalys and Intercity Brussels

  • From € 29 one-way trip with Intercity Brussels
  • From € 36 one-way trip with Thalys
  • Travel time Amsterdam - Bruges 3.36 hours
  • Early booking = lowest prices
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Travel information

You can choose to make the journey with Thalys or Intercity Brussels. Choose which train to Antwerp or Bruxelles-Zuid (Midi) meets your needs the best. In either station you can change trains and catch a domestic train to Bruges.

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Early bird tarief tickets when you book in advance* Shortest travel time Content Content Content
*You can book an Early Bird ticket up until 7 days before departure

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Transfers in Antwerp or Brussels South/Midi

With Thalys you travel to Antwerp or you travel with Intercity Brussels to Brussels South/Midi. There you change to a regular train to Bruges.

Prices train tickets Brugge

There are different types of Thalys rates each with related prices. Train ticket prices for Intercity Brussels depend on the time of booking and travel. Book at least 7 days before departure and you will travel for the best price anywhere in Belgium.

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Flex rate Flex rate
2nd class 1st class
One-way € 59,40 € 94,30
Early Bird week € 29 € 41
Early Bird weekend € 38,50 € 55

*Early Bird can be booked up to 7 days before departure. Listed from-prices are based on tickets from Amsterdam Central Station. The price of Intercity Brussels is based on kilometres – if you depart form a station that is closer to Bruges, then the trip is cheaper.

Book in advance and save money

Thalys-tickets can be booked up to 4 months in advance.

For Intercity Brussels you can buy tickets from 180 days before departure. Up until 7 days before departure, you are able to buy our Early Bird tickets: tickets with a significant discount, especially when you travel on week days (Monday-Tuesday).

General tips for getting the cheapest tickets

  • Book as early as possibly to have the most chance of getting the cheapest tickets.
  • Travelling in the evening is often cheaper.
  • For a weekend getaway, travel Sat-Sun-Mon instead of Fri-Sat-Sun.
  • Book online to avoid booking fee.

Tips to get the best rates

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Practical information

To make your trip that much easier, we have summed up certain practical issues for you.

Itinerary planner and app

Please keep in mind that there could be delays or engineering works and check your trip with the itinerary planner. That way, you will never get an unpleasant surprise!
Download our app so that you will be kept informed during your trip of the possible changes.

Free access to the lounges

If you have a 1st class ticket, you can enjoy a free drink at the NS International Lounge in Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and Rotterdam.

Tips Bruges

Would you like tips for your visit to Bruges? Check visitbruges and you can read how you can discover the city. You will find information about all sights, events and you will receive great shopping tips.
Read more great Bruges tips

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Facilities on board

We gladly inform you about all the facilities on board.

Thalys facilities Eurostar facilitiesIntercity Brussels facilities

Bruges

From € 29

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*Listed from-prices are based on tickets from Amsterdam Central Station. The price of Intercity Brussels is based on kilometres – if you depart form a station that is closer to Brussels, then the trip is cheaper.