Basel to Bruges by train

  • First train
    05:01
  • Last train
    23:40
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    7hr
  • Distance
    515 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    12
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 9m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Basel to Bruges by train

Fast trains from Basel to Bruges take around 7 hours, covering a distance of approximately 515 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Bruges.

1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Bruges?

Journeys between Basel and Bruges usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 10 departures on the route from Basel to Bruges every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 17 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Bruges?

The Basel to Bruges train travel time is normally about 7 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Basel to Bruges train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bruges is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:01 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 05:11, and the last at 23:40.

When to book Basel to Bruges train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basel to Bruges by train.

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Which train companies operate between Basel and Bruges?

More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Bruges, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • TGV
  • Thalys

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.