Travel Information

    Train Information

    The easiest way to get from the airport to Brugge is by train. The railway station in the airport is very conveniently located in the basement, and the hotel is not far from the train station in Brugge. There are direct trains, as well as some that require one change in one of the Brussels train stations. A standard ticket one-way is € 20,60.

    This is the website of the railways for schedules and/or ticket purchase (can also be done on-site at the station of course):  

    *Updated train travel information for arrival to airport on Saturday, 27 February or Sunday, 28 February

    Please follow the direction of TRAIN connections (lower floor). You must buy your train ticket(s) before boarding the train (expected cost for one adult 40-50 € for a standard round-trip ticket in second class.

    Weekend train travel schedules are more limited than those offered on the weekday. Your options are: 

    1. Option ONE:. 26 minutes past the hour at the airport: take train to Brussels Midi (takes 20 minutes)- change train and take train for Brugge/Blankenberge at 51 min past the hour (duration: 1 h)
    2. Option TWO: 31 min past the hour at the airport: take train to brussels midi (takes 20min- change station and take train to Brugge/oostende leaving at 4 min past the hour (duration 1h)
    3. Option THREE: 57 min past the hour at the airport: take train to GENT (duration 50 minutes) then change train 10 minutes past the hour direction Brugge/oostende (duration 24 minutes 

    PLEASE DO NOT take the "direct train from airport to Brugge at 13 minutes past the hour because that is a train with many stops and it takes 2h 41 min to arrive in Brugge.

     View a map of the train station in relation to the hotel here.


    Driving or Taxi from Airport 

    From Gent via the A10 (E40) follow signs for Oostende, take exit No.9 for Oostkamp, then head to Brugge (5 km), then Parking Katelijne (public parking under the hotel).From Oostende via the A10 (E40) follow signs for Gent, take exit No.8 then follow St.Michiels, continue past the 2 roundabouts, under the railway bridge and then head to Parking Katelijne (public parking under the hotel).From Lille or Kortrijk via the A17 (E403) follow Brugge, then St Michiels and continue as above.

    • Parking : Public indoor parking (paying)
    • Railway Station : NMBS

    Directions from Brussels Airport to Novotel Brugge Centrum

    1. Start out going northeast onA201/Leopold III Laan.
    0.03 mi
    2. Take A201/Leopold III Laan towardVertrek/Départs/Departures/Abflug/Lock Parking.
    0.3 mi
    3. Turn left to stay on A201/Leopold III Laan.
    0.4 mi
    4. Stay straight to go onto A201/Leopold III Laan.
    0.7 mi
    5. Take the R0/Ring exit towardExpo/Luchthaven Cargo/E19/E40/E411.
    0.2 mi
    6. Merge onto E40/R0 towardExpo/E19/Luchthaven Cargo/Gent/Antwerpen.
    8.7 mi
    7. Keep right to take E40 towardGent/Aalst/Brussel/Asse.
    50.0 mi
    8. Take EXIT 9 toward Oostkamp.
    0.3 mi
    9. Turn right onto N50g/Kapellestraat.
    0.3 mi
    10. Enter next roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Gruuthuselaan/N50.
    0.4 mi
    11. Enter next roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto N50/Albrecht Rodenbachstraat.
    0.8 mi
    12. Enter next roundabout and take the 1st exit onto N50Pass through 1 roundabout.
    3.0 mi
    • Your destination is just past Arsenaalstraat
    • If you reach Wijngaardstraat you've gone a little too far

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