Via Brussels Airport-Zaventem
The national airport receives flights from over 200 destinations in 66 countries every day.
It's easy to travel from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Bruges by train. Every day there is a direct hourly service to Bruges. In addition, many other trains from Brussels Airport-Zaventem regularly stop at Brussels-North, Brussels-Central or Brussels-South railway stations. From these three stations there are daily three trains an hour stopping at Bruges on their way to Ostend, Knokke or Blankenberge. Please consult the website of the Belgian Railways (NMBS) for information about schedules and fares.
Taxi rides to and from Brussels national airport by Bruges taxi firms, with prior reservation, cost EUR 200 (flat rate). Price adjustments are possible throughout the year. The contact details of the Bruges taxi companies can be found here.
Via Brussels South Charleroi Airport
The popular regional airport receives several low-cost flights daily from various other cities and regions across Europe.
The bus company Flibco.com is offering a direct shuttle bus to and from the station of Bruges with a frequency of 9 trips a day (there and back). Using this service, you will travel more comfortably, it's cheaper and often also faster than other transport alternatives (train, combination of train and bus). Booking is cheaper online. You will pay a surcharge on the bus or at the airport.
Taxi rides to and from Brussels South Charleroi Airport by Bruges taxi firms, with prior reservation, cost EUR 250 (flat rate). Price adjustments are possible throughout the year. The contact details of the Bruges taxi companies can be found here.
Via Ostend-Bruges Airport
Ostend-Bruges Airport is in full development and is systematically expanding its range of services. It takes 15 minutes to Ostend railway station by bus. From there, there are at least three trains per hour to Bruges with final stops in Eupen, Welkenraedt, Brussels Airport-Zaventem, Antwerpen-Centraal or Kortrijk between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. Travel time to Bruges is approx. 15 minutes. Please visit the Belgian Railways (NMBS) website for information on schedules and fares.
Taxi rides to and from Bruges are provided by Bruges and Ostend taxi companies, subject to prior reservation, at the flat rate of EUR 70. Price adjustments are possible throughout the year. The contact details of the Bruges taxi and Ostend taxi companies are below.