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London to Bruges Trains

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Trains from London to Bruges

Take the train to Bruges

Hop on a tube to St Pancras International where trains to Bruges leave from, allowing 30 minutes for passport and luggage checks before boarding. You'll travel to Brussels with Eurostar and change to a local train to reach Bruges in just 3hrs and 25mins. 

If you’re heading away on a romantic break, why not treat yourself to an upgrade to Standard Premier to enjoy the quintessential Eurostar experience, because your holiday starts as soon as you step on board.

What’s on board?

Once on board just sit back and relax in our spacious seats. When you’re hungry, head to Café Metropole our onboard bar buffet, where you’ll find a wide range of snacks, meals and drinks.

If you’re travelling in Standard Premier, you’ll have a complimentary meal and drinks served at your seat, so all you need to do is let us look after you.

Connecting at Brussels-Midi/Zuid

Your Any Belgian Station ticket covers your Eurostar journey to Brussels, plus the local train to Bruges.

At Brussels-Midi/Zuid, head down to the main station and check the departure boards for the next train to Bruges.

Standard Premier ticket-holders will be in First class on the connecting train and you won’t need a booking – just hop on a train and find a seat.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the Eurostar train journey from London to Bruges?

Typically, the train journey from London to Bruges takes 3hrs 25mins. When you view the available tickets, you will be able to see the length of the train journey for each departure time

Are there additional fees when travelling with the Eurostar?

Unlike airlines, there are no hidden costs when travelling by Eurostar. Once you have picked your train tickets (Standard, Standard Premier or Business Premier), there will be no additional fees for seat selection, advanced booking, or luggage allowance.

How far in advance can you book your Eurostar train ticket?

Eurostar tickets from London to Bruges can be booked up to 180 days before your return travel date, however, there are a few exceptions depending on engineering work or when you book. Have a look at our booking calendar and available days will show in black while the greyed-out dates are not available for sale just yet.

Can you take liquids on the Eurostar? 

You can take liquids on the Eurostar and there is no volume limit, so you can bring all your toiletries and even a bottle of bubbly!

Can you take your own food on the Eurostar?

There are no food restrictions, so you’re allowed to bring your own food from home on the Eurostar.

How early should you arrive for the Eurostar?

You should get to St Pancras International 45 to 60 minutes before departure in order to pass the customs and security checks before your train departs.

How fast does the Eurostar go?

Between London and Bruges, the high-speed lines allow our trains to drive at a maximum speed of 186 miles per hour (300 km/h).

Where does the Eurostar leave from in the UK?

In addition to our trains from London to Bruges, we also offer tickets to Bruges from Ashford International and Ebbsfleet International, as well as tickets from cities in the UK that require a change in London. 

How much luggage can I bring with me on the Eurostar?

Standard adult tickets allow you to bring two pieces of luggage that are up to 85cm long, and one small piece of hand luggage such as a handbag or briefcase. You can find out more information about luggage allowances here

Can you take dogs on the Eurostar?

Pets are not allowed to travel on the Eurostar, apart from guide and assistance dogs which are welcome onboard. Have a look here to read more about what to do if you are travelling with a registered guide or assistance dog.

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