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Bruges Day Trip
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  • English English
  • 9 hours 30 minutes

Popularly known as “The Venice of the North”, Bruges is one of the most picturesque medieval towns in Europe. Explore this popular destination accompanied by an expert English-speaking guide.

Bruges Day Trip

Head to the Brussels Central Station and hop on a bus at 8:30 am accompanied by an expert English-speaking guide. For approximately an hour and a half, you'll be able to sit back and watch the country’s pretty green landscape until you get to Bruges, situated 100 km northeast of the capital.

Bruges is a small town packed with striking buildings and monuments, which you'll discover accompanied by your knowledgeable guide. During your guided tour, explore the Lake of Love, the charming Walplein Square, the narrow Stoofstraat alley and the Beguinage, a convent founded in 1245 and still lived in by Benedictine nuns.

You'll then head onwards to Old Saint John’s Hospital, seeing the Church of Our Lady, the opulent Gruuthuse Palace and the scenic Dijver and Rozenhoedkaai Canals. Take in Bruges' beautiful architecture visiting Tanners Square, Castle Square, Market Square and Saint Salvator’s Cathedral and the Gothic Town Hall.

After seeing Bruges’ main landmarks, you'll have free time to continue exploring at your own pace for approximately four hours. We recommend stopping for a typical lunch, taking a look at the delicate lace made in Flanders since the 16th century and tasting the delicious Belgian chocolate.

After a full-day trip to this fascinating medieval city, take the bus back to Brussels, which gets to the city centre at around 6:30 pm.

Important Information

Booking the Bruges tour is the best way to visit the city because if you don't choose this tour, the train ticket alone costs 27 (US$ 30.40). For a little more you'll take a tour with an English speaking guide in a small group.

Bruges and Ghent Day Trip

You can also visit both Bruges and Ghent in one day with this Ghent and Bruges Day Trip.

Guided tour without transport

If you are staying in Bruges or prefer to arrive on your own, take a look at our Bruges Guided Tours.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Price

Adults Children 2-7 years old Children under 2
Bruges Trip
US$ 32.60
US$ 16.30
Free

Bruges Trip

  • Adults

    US$ 32.60
  • Children 2-7 years old

    US$ 16.30
  • Children under 2

    Free

More Information

Duration

9 hours 30 minutes.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

Return transportation from Brussels to Bruges by bus.

English speaking guide.

Map of Bruges with local recommendations.

Not included

Meals.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the same day (6:00 AM local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Is it possible to leave luggage in the bus?

    A - Yes, you can leave luggage in the bus with no extra cost.

  • Q - Is it possible to bring a pushchair/stroller on the tour?

    A - Yes.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 32.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

Tour departs from Brussels Central Station

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel 24 hours before the activity starts, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.