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Updated, June 2023


Bruges, Belgium, is a lovely city famed for its charming canals, mediaeval buildings, and cobblestone streets. It provides a delectable mix of history, culture, and gastronomic delights. Because Bruges is compact and pedestrian-friendly, getting around on foot or by bike is simple.

Don’t miss the famed Markt square, which features the distinctive Belfry tower, as well as the peaceful Minnewater Lake. Enjoy delectable Belgian chocolates and local brews. Take a boat trip through the canals to get a different view on the city. Bruges is a true jewel that enchants visitors with its fairy-tale aura.

Getting In & Around

Getting in

Ostend-Bruges International Airport:
30 km west of city centre. Bus/Tram + Train: €3(onboard)/2.50/1.80 (mobile) to Ostend Station & Train €4.30-€5.50 to Bruges Station. Bus: €5. Taxi: €50-60 (approximately).

Brussels Airport (Zaventem)
110 km east of city centre, Train: €21.20 (there is a direct train), Bus: Varies from €6. Taxi: from €150 – 200 approx.

Charleroi Airport
150 km south-east of city centre. Train: €21.30 from Charleroi South station, take a bus or metro from airport to reach here. change at Bruxelles-Midi. Shuttle: from €15-25. Taxi: from €150-200 (approximately).

Bruges Station
central train station, Connected by Public transport, Restaurants, public facilities and lockers are available here.

Getting around

Public Transport
Tickets are valid to change lines and transport in the given time. Tickets can be purchased at supermarkets, newspaper stands and at vending machines. Single tickets also available on tram and bus, from drivers. Visit Bruges website

Tickets: single ticket (1 hour) €2.50/€3 (in vehicle)/€1.80 (mobile app). 10 journey ticket €16/€15 (mobile app)/ Day Pass €7,50/ €4(child) valid till 4 am. 3 day pass €15 /€8 (child) Valid till 4 am after last day. 

Bruges. Photo by Tamar Gogua on Unsplash

See & Do

Groeninge museum: 
museum | opening hours: 9.30am to 5pm tue to sun, monday closed. tickets: adult €12, child under 18 free , address: Dijver 12, 8000 Brugge , website: , phone: +32 50 44 87 43 , email:[email protected] 

Museum Sint-Janshospitaal: 
museum | opening hours: 9.30am to 5pm tue-sun, monday closed, tickets: €6-8 , address: Mariastraat 38, 8000 Brugge,  

Grote Markt: 
market square | open area. Old public square with shops around it. one of the active places to be in the city.

Stadhuis (City Hall): 
town hall | opening hours: 9:30am to 5pm (varies), tickets: adult: €6, child: free, reduced for students and seniors: €6, address: Burg 12, Bruges, website:, phone: +32 50 44 87 11, e-mail:[email protected]

opening hours: 9:30am to 6pm (varies), tickets: adult: €12, child: free, reduced for students and seniors: €10, address: Markt 7, Bruges, website:, phone: +32 50 44 87 11, e-mail:[email protected]

Begijnhof (Beguinage): 
opening hours: 6:30am to 6:30pm (varies), open space, address: Begijnhof 24-28-30, Bruges, website:, phone: +32 50 33 00 11, e-mail: [email protected]

Choco-Story (ChocolateMuseum):
museum | opening hours: 10am to 5pm (varies), tickets: adult: €9.50, child (6-11yrs): €5.50, reduced for students and seniors: €7.50, address: Wijnzakstraat 2, Bruges, website:, phone: +32 50 61 22 37, e-mail:[email protected]

Piazza Duomo