Hotel and Travel information

Hotel booking information

As there are hundreds of hotels and B&Bs in Bruges, participants are advised to book the hotel or B&B of their choice after a search on ‘hotels in Bruges’. A limited number of rooms at discounted rate have been secured at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Contact Mrs. Sybil Michiels of the Crowne Plaza Hotel ( and mention INGSM2019 in case you consider this option.

Please use this booking form for a room at the Crowne Plaza Hotel

Travel information

Important information: Please note that due to a happening cars are not allowed to enter the city center on Sunday September 15th between 10:00 and 18:00 h!

Brussels Airport is the main airport of Belgium. Charleroi Airport (sometimes called ‘Brussels-South Airport’) and Liège Airport are smaller airports.

Brussels Airport
1930 Zaventem
The railway station ‘Brussels Airport’ is situated under Brussels Airport. From ‘Brussels Airport Railway Station’ delegates can take the train to Brussels, Antwerp, and Bruges.

Brussels-Charleroi Airport
Rue des Frères Wright 8
6041 Charleroi
There is no railway station at the Brussels-Charleroi Airport. Bus ‘line A’ brings you from the airport to the railway station Charleroi-Sud, from where delegates can take the train to Brussels and Bruges.

Liège Airport
Rue de l’Aéroport
4460 Grâce-Hollogne
There is no railway station at the Liège Airport. The Liège Airport shuttle (reservation through telephone 00 32 800 37 376 or online via brings you to the Liège-Guillemins railway station, from where you can take the train to Brussels and Bruges.

Belgian Railways
Belgium has a dense railways net. Bruges and Brussels can quite easily be reached from all airports. Tickets can be purchased on-line through

More information is available on The address of the Bruges Railway Station is Stationsplein 5, 8000 Brugge (Bruges).

Public transport Bruges
The Flanders Bus Society ‘De Lijn’ has a dense bus net in and around Bruges. Bus lines 3 (Brugge Station – Sint-Pieter), 4 (Brugge Station – Centrum – Koolkerke), 13 (Brugge Station – Centrum (Stadsschouwburg) – AZ Sint-Jan, and 14 (Brugge Station – Centrum (Stadsschouwburg) – St.-Jozef) bring you to the center of the city. ‘Markt’ (Market place) is the closest stop to the Crowne Plaza Hotel.  More information is available on