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Bruges is easily accessible by car, train, plane or ship. Once you arrive, all the locations and catering facilities are within walking distance. This is a great asset for your conference, event or incentive in our city.

Bruges is close to the E40. By that route, you will be in Brussels in 1 hour and in Antwerp in 1.5 hours. Amsterdam is 253km away and Eindhoven is 178km away. From the Netherlands, you can reach Bruges via Antwerp. However, from the Maastricht region, the easiest way to drive is via Liège and Brussels.

The national airport Brussels Airport-Zaventem serves more than 200 destinations in 66 countries every day. By train, you can get to Bruges in no time from the airport.

Brussels South Charleroi Airport, on the other hand, organises several low-cost flights from European cities and regions.

Bus company is introducing a direct shuttle service between Brussels South Charleroi Airport and Bruges.

Several bus companies organise an international connection to Bruges from the main transport hubs and foreign cities.

  • At, you have 12 direct connections to and from Brussels South Charleroi Airport. The stop is located at the rear of the station, on Rue du Chemin de Fer.
  • BlaBlaCar organizes frequent connections between Paris and Bruges.

  • FLiXBUS also stops at the rear of the station. From Bruges, this bus service stops at the Brussels-South and Lille Europe stations. In addition, the bus will take you to Frankfurt Airport (terminal 2), Cologne Airport, Brussels Airport and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Charles de Gaulle Airport and Orly Airport.

FLiXBUS also runs to and from many major cities: Dortmund, Brest, Boulogne-sur-mer, Prague and Paris, as well as Eindhoven, Maastricht, Rotterdam, The Hague, Groningen, Göttingen, Hamburg, Aachen, Essen, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Würzburg, Nürnberg, Tourcoing, Dunkerque, Calais, Berck, Le Touquet, Rennes, Ploermel, Vannes, Lorient, Concerneau, Quimper and Chateaulin.

You can easily travel to Bruges by rail from the major national stations and from a great many international hubs. Which train service you take depends on your foreign location.

There are several taxi stops around Bruges station. The drivers will be happy to take you to your destination in or around the city. View the providers and their rates.


Crossing the canal by ship? From Dover, you have connections to Dunkirk or Calais (via DFDS Seaways or P&O Ferries. By car, that puts you an hour away from Bruges.


Flights to Bruges


Train travels to Bruges