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Bussen van De Lijn aan het Station in Brugge

How to get to Winter Glow?

All the information on how to get to Bruges by train can be found here.

Public transport is free on certain days and during New Year's Eve.
During the 24 festive shopping days, free bus transport will be provided. In Bruges, you will be able to travel by bus for free on 

  • Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November
  • Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 December
  • Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 December
  • Every day from Saturday 16 December to Monday 1 January 2024 at 7 a.m.
  • Saturday 6 en Sunday 7 January 2024

During the Christmas weekend, the buses run according to an adjusted timetable:

  • On  24 December there are no evening services.
  • On 25 December the evening buses run according to the Sunday timetable with a last departure from Bruges around 10h10 p.m. (last arrival around 11h00 p.m.)

Additional free buses will run during New Year's Eve and additional night services are provided until 7am on New Year's Day.

We do not recommend heading to the centre by car, but instead using alternatives such as public transport if possible. (Free during these 24  shopping days)

Please consult the following information on car free and restricted acces in certain streets.
Specific regulations apply to guests staying in the car-free zone.

If you do come to Bruges by car, we recommend using the free peripheral car park

From these car parks, there is regular public transport to the railway station and the historic city centre.

You can also park the car in one of the city centre car parks:

From these centre car parks you can be in Bruges' shopping streets in a few minutes, or you can use bus line 1 or 2. During the 24 shopping days and New Year's Eve, public transport in Bruges is free.


Wintergloed plan 2023

Winter Glow plan

Download the Winter Glow plan and discover the light experience trail now.