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CDG to Bruges

Seattle, Washington
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CDG to Bruges

We are dropping off some of our travelers at CDG then we want to take a train to Bruges. It looks like I can schedule a train for us to Lille at an appropriate time for 30Euro. I am having trouble finding how to purchase the ticket from lille to Bruges. I had looked at the route through Brussels, but it looks much more expensive, and many of them go lille to Brussels to Bruge. I am looking for the best way to make this trip after about 9 in the morning without spending more than I need. i'd like to have my plan figured out so I can buy the July 20th tickets as they go on sale.

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1. Re: CDG to Bruges

You can book trains from Lille to Bruges at http://www.belgianrail.be/fr/Home.aspx . For some reason the French rail web sites don't show this option, only connections via Brussels. There are some direct trains and some connections with a change in Courtrai, they all take 1h19min.

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When I put in my search criteria Lille Europe to Bruges and search, it diverts me to http://www.b-europe.com/Travel, where the results send us through Brussels for a 1:54 ride at 73 Euro. Then my only options are to have the tickets mailed to Luxembourg or Belgium, or pick up at the station, but I must choose from a list that only includes stations in Belgium and the Netherlands. As I am coming from Paris that is not very convenient. Thank you for your help.

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3. Re: CDG to Bruges

I see if I choose Lille Flandres thing work out better, is it far from the destination of our first train Lille Europe?

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< I see if I choose Lille Flandres thing work out better, is it far from the destination of our first train Lille Europe? >

Lille-Flandres and Lille-Europe are 500 metres apart http://goo.gl/maps/vyPte

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5. Re: CDG to Bruges

Will this be a ticket that we can use on any train to Bruges?, or are we selecting a particular schedule? I would plan to print it at home if possible. I see Google believes it to be only 350 meters approximately 5 minutes walking does that sound about right?

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6. Re: CDG to Bruges

Thanks so much.

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< Will this be a ticket that we can use on any train to Bruges?, or are we selecting a particular schedule? >

If the ticket is for the route Lille - Kortrijk (Courtrai) - Bruges as described by iverh in post 1, it will be valid for any train on the day you buy it for.

< I see Google believes it to be only 350 meters approximately 5 minutes walking does that sound about right? >

Yes. I took "500 metres" from Wikipedia. I have never paced it out !

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