Travelling to Bruges from Brussels

Bruges is only one hour away from Brussels and can easily be reached by train or car.

By car:

From Brussels National Airport

Take the A201
Close to Brussels continue along: R0
Follow the E40 from Brussels in direction of Gent
Exit 7 Bruges, direction railway station
Leaving the railway station on your right, you are now on the ring of Bruges - follow the direction Katelijnepoort.
On Katelijnestraat, turn right to Dijver
The College main entrance is Dijver 9-11, reception tel. 050-477 111
To the underground parking “Pandreitje”, take the second street on your right and at the end turn left. The parking is on your right in front of the Astrid Park. (Map of Bruges)

Directions to the College of Europe extension, Campus Verversdijk: address: Verversdijk 16, Bruges

From Brussels city centre

Take the E40 from Brussels in direction of Gent
Exit 7 Bruges, direction railway station
Leaving the railway station on your right, you are now on the ring of Bruges - follow the direction Katelijnepoort.
On Katelijnestraat, turn right to Dijver
The College main entrance is Dijver 9-11, reception tel. 050-477 111
To the underground parking “Pandreitje”, take the second street on your right and at the end turn left. The parking is on your right in front of the Astrid Park. (Map of Bruges)

By train:

From Brussels National Airport

Participants arriving by plane to Brussels National Airport (Zaventem) may buy a train ticket to Bruges at the airport's railway station. The airport train station is located below the terminal (basement level -1). Up to 4 trains an hour connect the airport to Brussels (Nord/Noord, Central/Centraal or Midi/Zuid). Take an intercity train in direction of Oostende or Knokke/Blankenberge from any of these three main train stations. Trains run every 30 minutes. For train departures please see the Belgian railways website: www.b-rail.be

From Brussels city centre

Take an intercity train in direction of Oostende or Knokke/Blankenberge from any of the three main train stations in Brussels (Nord/Noord, Central/Centraal or Midi/Zuid). Trains run every 30 minutes. For train departures please see the Belgian railways website: www.b-rail.be

In Bruges

By walking from the train station:

The College of Europe, Dijver site is 15 minutes' walk from the Bruges' train station and the Verversdijk site some 30 minutes. (Map of our Bruges Campus)

By bus from the train station:

Buses to the centre of Bruges (Centrum) run every few minutes in front of the Bruges train station. The bus ride takes 10 minutes (n°1, n°6, n°11 and n°16 – get off at Wollestraat to get to Dijver) (n°16 - get off at Langestraat to get to Verversdijk), 150m from the College of Europe. (Map of our Bruges Campus) To find out more about the bus schedules you can check out De Lijn.

Map of BUS routes Bruges

By taxi from the train station:

Taxis are available in front of the Bruges train station. A taxi ride from the train station to the College costs approximately 10 to 11 €.

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