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Easy to catch train from Brugge

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Easy to catch train from Brugge

Is it easy to catch the train from Brugge to Brussels last minute?

We will be traveling sometime around Christmas- and I am not sure if this is a problem?.

Antwerpen, Belgium
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1. Re: Easy to catch train from Brugge

What do you mean by 'is it easy to catch the train from Brugge to Brussels last minute'? You don't need a reservation for this traject, if that's what you mean. Buy yourself a ticket and off you go.

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2. Re: Easy to catch train from Brugge

Yes - its easy and runs every hour - no problems at all.

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3. Re: Easy to catch train from Brugge

I'm not sure what sort of a problem you have in mind.

Is it easy to find a train from Brugge to Brussels around Christmas? Yes, on Christmas Day itself trains in Belgium run Sunday service, otherwise the timetable is as normal. I don't know whether you have looked up the timetable for the date you want but there are several trains an hour, at least one of them the InterCity from the coast, which is faster than the others (one hour to Brussels).

Is it easy to buy a ticket last minute?

Yes, because this is how most trains work in Europe anyway (TGVs an exception): you turn up, you buy a ticket, you get on the train. Of course if the train is full you might not get a seat but this is more of a problem on summer weekends when people want to get to and from the coast.

Is it easy to actually catch the train last minute?

Well if you don't buy your ticket until 2 minutes before the train is due to leave, you could miss the one you intended to catch. But as (again with the exception of TGVs) tickets do not tie you to a specific train you can of course catch the next one!

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