How do you get to Bruges from Brussels ? from Brussels National airport?
Take the train to railway Station Brussels North (Bruxelles Nord – Brussel Noord), look for trains heading to Ostend (Oostende) or Blankenberge, Train from Brussels to Bruges runs a few times per hour, no reservations is needed. Travel time takes 1 hour.
Train from Paris to Bruges? Bus?
Take Thalys train from Paris Nord to Brussels. In Brussels, the Thalys arrives at Brussel Zuid (Bruxelles Midi). From there, take another train heading to Ostend or Blankenberge, it’s less than an hour to Brugge. You can reserve tickets at www.thalys.com but not for the train from Brussels to Bruges. It isn’t possible to reserve seats on trains within Belgium. You could also take the Eurolines bus from Paris to Ghent (or to Bruxelles) if you are looking for a cheaper option for the Thalys train. Once you are in Ghent (or in Bruxelles) you could take the national railroad (b-rail) to Bruges.
Best Way to Amsterdam from Bruges
Train is the way to go. The train from Brugge to Amsterdam goes via Antwerp (not Brussels). Depending at which time you take the train, it’s a 3 hr 45 minute – 4 hr trip. Train is by far the best option.
Eurostar train from London to Bruges
Eurostar arrives in Brussels Midi/Zuid railway station. Take train with final destination Knokke/Blankenberge or Oostende, those always stop in Bruges. Regional trains run pretty much every half hour and there are no reservations possible but you should not have difficulty in getting a seat.
Best way to get to Bruges from Amsterdam?
Take train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal Train Station. From Antwerp take train to Brugge.
Travelling from Charleroi Brussels South Airport
Take the bus to Charleroi train station, then take the train to Brussels, then change to a train going to Brugge. There is also a direct bus between Brussels South Charleroi Airport and the Bruges train station, take a look at www.charleroi-airport.com