(The Belgian Jazz Meeting is a professional showcase festival and network event – on invitation only)
HOW TO REACH BELGIUM/BRUGES?
by air: Brussels International Airport or Brussels-Midi = Charleroi International Airport.
by train: direct connections from Antwerp and Brussels
1. From Brussels International Airport to Bruges
The airport train station is located below the terminal (basement level-1).
Approximate travel time to Bruges is 90 minutes. Make sure you take a fast train. Please as at the information desk.
Information on the schedules of all Belgian train services can be found on the Belgian Railways website. Enter BRUSSELS AIRPORT as departure station or destination:
2. From Brussels South Charleroi Airport
When you leave Brussels South Charleroi Airport, you can buy a single or return ticket (same day return) to “any Belgian station” from one of the two ticket machines available. This ticket includes the TEC bus journey (from the airport to Charleroi-South station) and the train journey (from that station to another Belgian station of your choice). Both ticket machines are outside the terminal near Door 2. You can pay using cash or credit/debit card.
From Charleroi-South station there’s a train every half hour to Bruges. Approximate travel time: 2 hours 10 minutes.
Times and information for the train: http://www.belgianrail.be/en/Default.aspx
Airport shuttle bus Flibco (www.flibco.com): direct bus service from the airport of Charleroi to Bruges train station every 2 hours. Approximate travel time from Charleroi to Bruges: 2 hours 10 minutes.
VENUES (see map of Bruges page down)
Friday and Sunday morning:
De Werf Bruges
How to get there?
>> At the Bruges railway station you can take bus 3 (Sint-Pieters) and 13 (AZ Sint-Jan) and get off at the stop Nicolas Gombert which is a 1 minute walk away from De Werf.
‘t Zand 34
HOTELS (see map of Bruges page down)
For our guests we have booked a stay in the centre of Bruges.
Hotel De Medici:
by public transport: from the train station bus 4 or 14 direction of “Sint-Jozef/Koolkerke”
by car: free parking near De Werf venue (please contact Rik Bevernage)
> at your arrival your contact will be Liliana Graziani
NH Hotel Bruges
on walking distance from the train station
public transport: any bus to square ‘t Zand
by car: for parking check “parking station Brugge” (3,5euro/day) or “parking ‘t Zand” (8,70euro/day)
> at your arrival your contact will be Katrien van Remortel