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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.
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 2 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.
Bus tickets can be bought at the bus ticket office (De Lijn) just in front of the main entrance of the train station.
Train station Bruges : Bing maps
Bus information : De Lijn
Dover (UK)-Dunkerque (F) with DFDS Seaways (LD Lines). Dunkerque to Bruges by car: 45 miles/50 minutes.
Dover (UK)-Calais (F) with P&O Ferries. Calais - Bruges by car: 72 miles/80 minutes.
Ramsgate (UK) - Ostend (B) with Transeuropaferries. Ostend - Bruges by car: 15 miles/25 minutes.
Hull (UK) - Zeebrugge (B) with P&O Ferries. Zeebrugge - Bruges by car : 10 miles/20 minutes.
Real-time traffic info Belgium : Touring Mobilis
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Via Brussels Airport
Daily flights from 200 destinations in 66 countries. Easy access to Bruges by train (one transfer in Brussels-Midi/Zuid).
Multiple flights a week by low cost airlines from several European cities.