Bruges, in Belgium, is a popular European travel destination, and it's easy to reach by bus. Eurolines, operated by National Express, is the main provider of buses to Bruges, providing a daily service from Victoria Coach Station in London to Bruges, departing every morning at 10.00am. The journey is direct, and takes a total of 6 hours 25 minutes. Most buses arriving in Bruges will drop off passengers at Bruges Coach Station, which is located directly outside Bruges train station. The station located in central Bruges, just 10 minutes on foot from the historical heart of the city, where many hotels and tourist attractions are to be found. There are also plenty of taxis serving the airport which can be flagged down on arriva or booked in advance.
Bruges is a small, yet charming and metropolitan city in Belgium, famous for it's historic city centre, full of colourful, wooden fronted houses that are centuries old. The beautiful canals also contribute to scenery, with the tour boats that travel the canals offering a great introduction to the city and its history, as well as transportation to some parts of the city harder to reach on foot. As well as the scenery, Bruges is also known for its cultural attractions, particularly the museums such as the Groeninge Museum, which focuses on the history of fine arts in Belgium, and the Choco-Story Museum, which explores the city's history of chocolate making. A fun activity to do in Bruges is rent a bike to explore the city solo or as part of a bike tour. Cycling is hugely popular in Bruges and is the way many locals get around.