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Bruges to Brussels by train

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Bruges to Brussels by train

Could someone point me in direction of train info and costs of return journey to Brussels from Bruges please ? As I may go take a look at the xmas market there too driving is also an option but possible better to let train take the strain.Any help advice be great thanks in advance.

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1. Re: Bruges to Brussels by train

There are 2 IC trains, which are the fastest, each hour, taking 1 hr to Brussels, you can get off at Midi, Central or Nord but Central is likely to be most convenient being only 5 mins walk from the Grand' Place.

Cost is €13.50 single, €27 return on weekdays, €14.40 on Sat/Sun (weekend return), may be even cheaper in December when they normally introduce a Christmas shopping ticket (day return, about €10) for use on weekends in December and also weekdays between Christmas and New Year. The price is the same whether you purchase online or at the station, in advance or on the day of travel (but note that you must always specify date of travel if it isn't the day of purchase).

You are right to take the train rather than the car, because of the difficulty and cost of parking in Brussels.

For timetables it is easier to use http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/bin/query.exe/en or http://www.railtime.be/website/train-schedule rather than the official Belgian Railways site, www.belgianrail.be

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2. Re: Bruges to Brussels by train

I am going in December so hopefully the christmas ticket be available

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