Trains Amsterdam to Bruges

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Trains Amsterdam <> Bruges 

Booking horizon  4-11 months*
Duration 2h53
Distance  203km 
Direct trains 1-2 changes
First train Amsterdam 06h17
Last train Amsterdam 21h22
First train Bruges 06h26
Last train Bruges 19h59
Trains per day 10
Train company Thalys / NS / NMBS
Station Amsterdam Amsterdam Centraal
Station Bruges Brugge St Pieters

* Thalys = 4 months; regular Intercity = 11 months


Train times - Use our journey planner to find all trains from Amsterdam to Bruges

The first train leaves at 06h17 from Amsterdam Centraal to Bruges St Pieters, the last train leaves at 21h22. The journey time is 2 hours and 53 minutes between the two cities. Each day around 10 trains run between Amsterdam and Bruges. Here, at HappyRail, you can buy all cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Bruges!

Travel by Thalys


2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Reservation included
  • Bistro coach where drinks, snacks and small meals are available for sale
  • Free wifi for holders 
  • Power sockets at all seats

1st class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Reservation included
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power points at all seats 
  • Free wifi 
  • A light cold meal served at your seat is included in the price
  • Use of the NS International lounges in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Schiphol Airport. Holders of the Thalys
  • ThePass and TheCard can use the Thalys-lounges in Brussels, Paris and Cologne.

Train Tickets Thalys

Tips and tricks to book cheap train tickets France

  • Book as early as possible, tickets are available three months in advance (tickets for the summer can be booked from February) Train tickets can be three times as cheap if they are booked in advance

  • If possible, avoid trains during rush hour and TGV's used by Parisians for "weekend breaks" to travel to the country side

  • If tickets are sold out or very expensive, you could try to buy tickets to a destination nearby and from there to your final destination

  • Sometimes regionals trains are much cheaper than TGV-trains, but often the travel time is much longer

  • Travel on very early trains or late in the evening is often the cheapest option, except for some busy routes, like Paris to London

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Amsterdam Centraal - Info

Railway station Amsterdam, Amsterdam Central

Amsterdam Centraal is the name of the main station in Amsterdam and is located in the centre. You can walk from the station to the canals, Dam Square and to other major attractions.

If you want to go to the Rijksmuseum or the Van Gogh museum which are located at the other side of the centre you can walk for of about 30 minutes, take a tram or the newly opened underground. You can also easily rent a bike. 


  • Wifi: yes, available throughout the station
  • Lockers: yes, available 24h
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid, but not recommended! (Park your car for free at Diemen or Halfweg station) 

To the city centre

  • Walking: 10 minutes (to the Dam, the central square) 
  • Bike: OV Bike
  • Subway:  2 minutes to the Rokin stop. It's superfast.
  • Tram: 10 minutes
  • Bus: don't take it. It's not going to the centre.
  • Taxi: yes. Including Uber.


Amsterdam Centraal - Hotels near the station

Find cheap hotels with good ratings near Amsterdam Central Station

  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
Cheap hotels near Amsterdam Centraal - Trains to Amsterdam

Ibis Styles Amsterdam Central Station***

Right next to the station. Basic, but very convenient and affordable.  •  Agoda  •  Trivago

Amsterdam Centraal - Trains to Amsterdam

Hotel Westcord City Centre***

Five minutes from the Amsterdam Central station by foot. Comfortable and clean. Good rates seen the location in the heart of the city.  •  Agoda  •  Trivago 

Amsterdam Centraal - Trains to Amsterdam

Hotel Victoria****

Super-centrally located hotel, opposite the train station. Built in the 19th century, recently renovated.  •  Agoda  •  Trivago 

•  Find more cheap hotels:  •  Agoda  •  Trivago

Amsterdam Centraal - Rental Cars

Rent a cheap car at Amsterdam Central train station

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Rental Cars

Three rental car companies at the station. Sixt, Alamo and Enterprise.   

Brugge St Pieters - Info

Railway Station Bruges

The main station of Bruges is located just outside the city centre. You can walk easily to the city centre. There are restaurants and shops within the station building. In the building there are also left-luggage lockers. Outside the station you can take connecting bus services to places within and around Bruges. 


  • Wifi: no, but in restaurants Wifi is available
  • Lockers: yes
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre

Brugge - Hotels near the station

Find cheap hotels with good ratings near Brugge Train Station 

  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
Cheap hotels near Brugge St Pieters  - Trains to Bruges

Hotel Navarra Brugge****

In the heart of Bruges, about 2km from the station. Located in a building from the 17th century. Very high ratings.  •  Agoda  •  Trivago

Cheap hotels near Brugge St Pieters  - Trains to Bruges

Hotel Alegria***

Located just 100m from the Grote Markt, the central square. Green surroundings, very nice hotel, high ratings.  •  Agoda  •  Trivago 

Cheap hotels near Brugge St Pieters  - Trains to Bruges

Ibis Budget Brugge Centrum Station*

Next to the station. Basic, but clean.  •  Agoda  •  Trivago 

•  Find more cheap hotels:  •  Agoda  •  Trivago

Brugge St Pieters - Rental cars

Cheap rental cars at Brugge St Pieters train station

Cheap rental cars near Brugge St Pieters - Rent a car in Bruges

Rental Cars

2 rental car companies near the station: Avis, Bugdet.