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Getting there & away




Busabout buses pass through Bruges. They pick up and drop off at Snuffel.


Bruges’ train station (information office 050 30 24 24) is about 1.5km south of the city centre.

There are trains every half-hour to Brussels (one way €11.60, one hour) and Ghent (€5.40, 20 minutes). Hourly trains go to Antwerp (€12.40, 70 minutes), De Panne (€7.40, one hour; change at Lichtervelde), Knokke (€3, 15 minutes), Kortrijk (€6.40, 40 minutes), Ostend (€3.30, 15 minutes) and Zeebrugge (€2.40, 10 minutes).

To get to Ypres (Ieper in Flemish; €10.10, two hours), take the train to Kortrijk; here you must wait 30 minutes for the hourly connection. Buy a B-Dagtrip ticket if you’re planning a day trip. This ticket costs €11.40 and includes a return train fare, admission to four museums and a drink in a café.

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