From the UK you travel to Bruges by ferry or by Eurotunnel:
Hull (UK) – Zeebrugge (B) with P&O Ferries. (crossing: 12h00). Take the N31 from Zeebrugge to Brugge. Estimated distance Zeebrugge – Brugge is 17km or 11miles (30min driving).
Dover (UK) – Dunkerque (F) with DFDS Seaways (crossing: 2h00). Take the motorway E40 to Brugge. Estimated distance Dunkerque – Brugge is 76km or 47 miles (1h driving).
Folkestone (UK) – Calais (F) via Eurotunnel (35min). Estimated distance Calais – Brugge is 120km or 75 miles (1h30 driving).
The whole city centre is a 30 kph zone. This means that you must never drive faster than 30km an hour. Motor traffic is not recommended in the city centre, and above-ground parking is discouraged. A number of shopping streets are car-free on Saturdays, on shopping Sundays (the first Sunday of every month) between the hours of 13.00 and 18.00.
Preferably, you should leave your vehicle in one of the free car parks on the outskirts of the city centre. Paid parking is not time-limited and is cheapest in one of the two centre car parks (Station and ’t Zand). If you are staying in Bruges, check first for the parking facilities near your accommodation. Refer here for info about in parking Bruges. You can find a list of all the public car parks here.