Travel to Brussels

Being such an important city for European institutions, Brussels has some of the most convenient transportation options of any European city. The Belgian capital has a modern International airport that serves flights from worldwide locations, while road and rail links are fast, safe and convenient.

By Air
Brussels International Airport is very busy and has a schedule convenient for International flights world’s major cities. The airport is modern and spacious with a wide range of facilities and services. All major airlines are served by the airport which has a regular connections and reliable ground transportation to downtown.

Take Brussels Airlines
Formerly known as SN Brussels Airlines, Brussels Airlines offers more flights to and from Brussels to any airline.

By Rail
There are plenty of excellent Brussels rail options. The city is located in the network of high-speed Thalys train, which links the Belgian capital, Paris, Amsterdam and Cologne. Visitors to the UK can take the Eurostar direct to Brussels via the Channel Tunnel.


By Bus
Long distance buses arrive from Europe in the bus station Bruxelles-Nord. Most long-haul routes operated by Eurolines services including the UK, leaving from London Victoria bus station three times a day and use the Channel Tunnel.

By Car
If you’re coming by car, there are just a few major highway arteries coming into Brussels.┬áBrussels can be reached quickly and easily from destinations across Western Europe on the motorways. The E40 motorway leads into town from the direction of Bruges, while drivers heading to Brussels via Antwerp and can use the A-12. Both motorways intersect the highway from the capital Petit Ring, which circles Brussels.

From the Airport
Brussels International Airport. The airport is located 8 miles northeast of the city center. Brussels Airport is a convenient portal for the city, found out only 14 miles from downtown and connected by high speed train and bus services. The airport serves hundreds of regular daily flights to dozens of cities around the world including several UK destinations.

Brussels is also a good long distance rail and bus stations and the city is in the high-speed rail network Thalys, linking the city with Paris, Amsterdam and Cologne, and there is a direct Eurostar service to London. Long distance buses are operated by Eurolines, which has services three times a day out from London.

Driving in Brussels is fast, secure and comfortable with the leadership E40 in the direction of Bruges and Antwerp A12. Both highways link to the Brussels Petit Ring highway, surrounding the city center.