How to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) ✈️ to the City Center
Brussels Airport (BRU), also known as Zaventem-Airport, Bruxelles-National or Luchthaven Zaventem, is the largest commercial airport in Belgium and is located about 12 km northeast of the main city center. Upon arrival, you can reach downtown Brussels by Public train, Bus, Taxi, Private Transfer, Uber or Car Sharing.
This guide compares all available airport transfers at Brussels Airport (BRU) according to classic travel factors. This includes travel time, cost per person (pp), a short route description and links to book or buy tickets.
Overview of all transfer options from Brussels Airport to the City Center
|Public train||20 Min.||10,30 €||Details|
|Bus||45 Min.||7 €||Details|
|Taxi||25 Min.||40 €||Details|
|25 Min.||45 €||Details|
|Uber||25 Min.||30‑50 €||Details|
• There may be waiting times at the taxi rank if there are high volume of passengers. In this case, a pre-booked transfer (e.g. via Welcome Pickups) is the more faster and comfortable option.
• The optimal transfer depends on the number of travelers, budget and available time.
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