Amsterdam to Bruges day trip: Take a Bruges Tour from Amsterdam

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Take a trip down the cobblestone laneways of Bruges romantic streets and discover one of Belgium’s most amazing cities on this day trip from Amsterdam to Bruges.

Relax on a comfortable journey from the Netherlands as you sit back and learn about the interesting city sites on route.

Spend your day exploring the churches, canals, and shops, taking your time to snap iconic photos and taste delicious Belgian chocolate.

This is a 12-hour long day trip that will combine all the best Bruges has to offer before returning back to Amsterdam.

Know before you book:

  • Children aged 3 years or younger go free of charge (provided they do not occupy their own seat)
  • Wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Includes 1-hour canal cruise


  • Admire the picturesque Dutch and Belgian countryside
  • Enjoy a walking tour of the city
  • Explore the culturally and historically rich world capital of chocolate
  • Discover the scenic canals of Bruges on a 1-hour cruise


Bruge is one of the world’s most scenic medieval cities and is the perfect destination for an outing on your trip to Amsterdam.

This day trip to Bruges will leave you wandering down the cobbled pathways discovering world-class chocolate and tasting Belgian Beer and fries after participating in an informative walking tour of the city.

This tour starts with a relaxing 3.5-hour journey through the countryside, learning about important landmarks and historical facts along the way.

Upon arrival in one of Belgium’s most idyllic destinations, your guide will offer highlights and a general overview of the city before you are free to meander through the quaint streets and shops for the next 5 hours of intriguing exploration.

You can choose to participate in a guided tour that explores the Begijnhof, Markt and Burg squares and the Church of Our Lady on the banks of the Dijver Canal, as well as Sint Salvator’s Cathedral, an undamaged relic from bygone eras.

This day trip includes a free 1-hour canal cruise Bruges ticket which you are free to use to experience the canals from a new perspective before regrouping and heading back to Amsterdam.

Amsterdam to Bruges Tour Prices 2021

The cost of the trips to Bruges from Amsterdam starts at about $55USD and goes up to around $100USD depending on specific inclusions, such as the canal cruise and guide language and whether it is a private or group tour.

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Bruges Tour Times

This is a full-day tour that lasts between 11.5 and 12 hours, and so departure time from Amsterdam is generally early in the morning, around 8am or 9am, and arrival back will be approximately 12 hours later.

Monday – Sunday: 8am – 10pm


Best time to go on a day trip from Amsterdam to Bruges

The best time to participate in this tour is during the summer months between June and November when the weather is perfect for beer and waffles. Nonetheless, the tour is just as scenic and idyllic during the winter.

Amsterdam to Bruges Day Trip

This tour can only be done as a full-day outing from Amsterdam. You will see all of the important sites and monuments in Bruges and have time to explore.

Full Day

This full day tour is best suited to any type of traveler who is looking for an informative day excursion from Amsterdam and would like to visit one of the most romantic and idyllic cities in the world and learn about its UNESCO heritage sites and serene canals.

Meet at the Main Entrance of Powerzone, De Ruijterkade 153, 1011AC Amsterdam

Travel 3.5 hours on a comfortable air-conditioned bus with a knowledgeable guide

Enjoy some of the destination’s best sites with your local guide

Enjoy a 1-hour canal cruise and see the scenic sites from a new perspective

Meet for your relaxing trip back to Amsterdam


● Air-conditioned vehicle ● 1-hour guided walking tour (optional) ● Time to explore the unique medieval center ● Map of Bruges ● Professional guide speaking English, Spanish or German ● 1-hour canal cruise

● Gratuities ● Meals and drinks ● Hotel pick-up and drop-off
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7.5Expert Score
This day tour from Amsterdam to Bruges is a great way to experience the Dutch and Belgian countryside. As well as the incredible city of Bruges if you are short on time and want to combine all the best sites and tastes of Belgian in one exciting full-day adventure.
Level of Activity
Value for Money
  • See all the sites and monuments in one day
  • Explore the canals on a free canal cruise
  • Learn about historical monuments from your local guide
  • Meals and drinks not included
  • Transfer time is between 3-4 hours to destination
  • Requires a fair level of fitness

Specification: Amsterdam to Bruges day trip: Take a Bruges Tour from Amsterdam


Need a certain degree of physical fitness




Bottle of Water, Bus transport, Experienced guide

Meals & Drinks

Meals not included (available for purchase)


Food and drinks, Gratuity (optional)


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    Our tour guide Leslie was brilliant. She spoke 3 languages fluently. she was very friendly and organized. It was a great way to take a tour. The bus was very comfortable and equipped with a bathroom. I would definitely recommend this tour to fellow travelers.

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    Well organised, Mary Anne was so polite and funny and very informative, have never done a tour before but I really enjoyed it and we learnt lots about the beautiful bruge

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    The guide was wonderful, shared with us lots of history about the Netherlands and Bruge. Just wish the tour left Amsterdam earlier as there’s a lot to see and do in Bruge. Bus was comfortable for long drive.

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