Logistics - travel

By Plane

  • Via Brussels Airport
    Daily flights from 200 destinations in 66 countries. Easy access to Bruges by train (one transfer in Brussels-Midi/Zuid).
  • Via Brussels-South-Charleroi-Airport
    Multiple flights a week by low cost airlines from several European cities.

By Train

London-Bruges by Eurostar in 3.05 hours, one transfer in Brussels (station Midi/Zuid).

Also one transfer at Brussels (Midi/Zuid) when coming from other European cities like Amsterdam, Paris, Rotterdam, Cologne and Luxembourg (Thalys offers a frequent service to Paris and Cologne).

Multiple direct connections each day from Brussels, Ghent and Antwerp, but also from other Belgian cities to Bruges.

By Car – Parking in Bruges’ City Center

We advise tourists to park in the Centrum-Station car park, located by the railway station. This car park has a capacity of 1,500 cars. The following rates apply: € 3,50/24 h including a bus ride to the centre and back. Walking distance to the centre of Bruges is approximately 10 minutes.

Underground car parks in the city centre:

5 underground car parks in the city centre = 2,500 spaces.

P centrum- Station = 1,500 spaces
24 hours a day – max. € 3,50/24 hours; free bus service to and from the city centre

From the train station to the centre:
The train station is situated close to the historical centre.

  • 10 minutes on foot to 't Zand square (start of the shopping streets)
  • 20 minutes to the market square (Markt)

Buses run frequently from the main entrance of the train station to the centre (about every two minutes).

Take any bus indicating "via centrum" (no. 1,3,4,6,11,13,14,16) and get off either at 't Zand, Sint-Salvatorskerk (church) or Markt.

More bus information available on De Lijn