E 434 Zeebrugge

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E 434 Zeebrugge

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We are on this one and want to go to Bruges. What is the best way?

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Re: E 434 Zeebrugge

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Hello and welcome :wave:

The ' best ' way is via a P&O excursion, either a walking / canal boat ride type tour or ' Bruges on your own ' albeit you will need a decent guide book to see what is available.

The ' cheapest ' way is by train apparently.
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Re: E 434 Zeebrugge

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Agree with Moby

Train is cheap & frequent but unless you're very confident about it, do a P&O trip

Bruges is very walkable and a lovely place

We live in deepest Kent and sometimes go just for the day.

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Re: E 434 Zeebrugge

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A taxi will cost approx 100 Euro ( return ) if you can get 4 or 6 others to share with you it works out quite cheap, just agree a time with the driver and he'll pick you up when you want to return, one of the advantages is that a taxi will drop you right in the centre of Bruges.
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Re: E 434 Zeebrugge

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Hi Ya Jim

Welcome on board our friendly boards

Bruges is a "must see" treat

Go and be overwhelmed

DIY is ok on your second trip, but strongly recommend an organised visit with a tour guide on your first visit

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Re: E 434 Zeebrugge

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Many thanks folks. Have consulted with the family and I think it is a P&O excursion. :)

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We did the Bruges on your own tour too. For two of us it was cheaper than the taxi fare mentioned above. On the day we did it there was a problem on the cheaper train and a number of people who'd done that ended up returning by taxi.

Jo is right that there is a bit of a walk from the coach drop off to the centre but it is a pleasant enough walk.

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Mervyn and Trish wrote:We did the Bruges on your own tour too. For two of us it was cheaper than the taxi fare mentioned above. On the day we did it there was a problem on the cheaper train and a number of people who'd done that ended up returning by taxi.

Jo is right that there is a bit of a walk from the coach drop off to the centre but it is a pleasant enough walk.
I agree the P&O tour is a cheaper option if there are just the two of you, when we were there last year I went on to cruisecritic and linked up with two other couples to share a taxi, I was a bit apprehensive as I have never done anything like this before but then thought what the hell I don't need to like someone to share transport with them, as it happened both couples were an absolute delight and we all ended up spending most of the day together and met up again quite a few times during the cruise.
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