Brussels Airport

Last updated: Wednesday, October 4, 2023


Brussels Airport is a large airport located in Zaventem, Belgium. It serves Zaventem and the surrounding areas.

It operates scheduled services and is identified by the IATA code BRU.

Brussels Airport is situated in the continent of Europe, specifically in the country of Belgium, with latitude 50.901402 and longitude 4.48444.

It has an elevation of 53.34 meters (175 ft) and is identified by the GPS code EBBR.

Elevation53.34 m (175 ft)
AddressZaventem, Belgium
WebsiteBrussels Airport
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Airport address

Brussels Airport

Zaventem, Belgium

Which country is Brussels Airport?

Brussels Airport is situated in Zaventem, which is in Belgium, a country located on the continent of Europe.

How do I get from Brussels Airport to city centre?

There are several options to get from Brussels Airport to the city center:

  1. Train: The airport has its own train station located below the terminal building. You can take a direct train from Brussels Airport to Brussels Central Station, which is located in the city center. The journey takes around 20 minutes and trains run frequently.

  2. Bus: There are several bus lines that connect the airport to different parts of the city center. The most popular bus line is the Airport Line (Line 12), which operates from early morning until late at night. The journey time can vary depending on traffic conditions.

  3. Taxi: Taxis are readily available outside the airport terminal. The journey to the city center takes around 20-30 minutes, depending on traffic. Make sure to use official taxis and agree on the fare before starting the journey.

  4. Airport Shuttle: Some hotels in Brussels offer airport shuttle services for their guests. If you are staying at a hotel, check if they provide this service and arrange for a pick-up.

  5. Car Rental: If you prefer to drive, you can rent a car at the airport and follow the signs to the city center. Brussels has a well-developed road network, but be aware of traffic congestion during peak hours.

Choose the option that suits your preferences and budget.

Flight information

Brussels Airport arrivals and departures

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Most common questions

Below are quick answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Brussels Airport.

  1. How many terminals does Brussels Airport have? Brussels Airport has one main terminal building, which is divided into two sections: Terminal A and Terminal B. These sections are connected and easily accessible for passengers.

  2. What is the distance between Brussels Airport and the city center? Brussels Airport is located approximately 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) northeast of the city center of Brussels. The airport is well-connected to the city by various transportation options, including trains, buses, taxis, and car rentals.

  3. Are there any lounges available at Brussels Airport? Yes, Brussels Airport offers several lounges for passengers to relax and unwind before their flights. These lounges are available for both departing and arriving passengers, and they provide amenities such as comfortable seating, complimentary food and beverages, Wi-Fi access, and business facilities. Access to these lounges may vary depending on the airline, ticket class, or membership status.


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