Brussels Airport or Zaventem is the international airport serving the capital of Belgium. Brussels Airport is with over 20 million passengers a year in the top 20 of busiest European airports.
- 12 km.
- EUR 35
- Luchthaven Brussel-Nationaal / Aéroport de Bruxell
- Zaventem Airport
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Which airlines fly to Brussels Airport?
- Brussels Airlines
- United Airlines
- Lufthansa CityLine
- British Airways
- Iberia Airlines
- Austrian Airlines
There are more airlines flying to Brussels Airport. See here for a complete list of airlines flying to Brussels Airport or look for flights to Brussels.
How many runways and passenger terminals does Brussels Airport have?
The airport uses a one-terminal concept where all facilities are under one roof and with two different piers: one for flights to countries within (Pier A) and the other for countries outside (Pier B) the Schengen Area. However, there are some exceptions. All Brussels Airline to Africa and New York depart from Pier A. The two Piers are linked by a Connector where also the border control is located.
Where is Brussels Airport located?
Brussels Airport is located 12 km northeast of Brussels.
How to get from the airport to Brussels city centre by public transport?
Brussel Zaventem Airport provides many options to get into the city.
Zaventem has a train station under the airport (leven -1) from where you can take a train to Brussels three main train stations and also to other cities in Belgium. A single ticket to Brussel costs 8.60 euro, a weekend return costs 14.60. Trains to Brussel depart every 15 minutes and the journey to the Central Station also takes just 15 minutes.
There are several buses to the city departing from Airport Level 0. De Lijn numbers 272 and 471 depart every 30-60 minutes to the North Station (also called Brussel-Noord or Gare du Nord), a ticket can be bought at the driver for 3 euro. Another option is the STIB buses 12 and 21 which are express buses to the Luxembourg square (30 minutes at 4.50 euro).
How much does a taxi cost from the airport to Brussels city centre?
Taxi's are waiting outside the Arrival Hall and a ride into the city would cost about 35 euro. Best to check the fare and route because it is not uncommon for drivers to rip you off.
All prices quoted here were found in July 2017
How does the airport look like?
What are popular destinations from Brussels Airport?
Most flights from Brussels Airport are to Frankfurt and to London but there are many more flights to other destinations as well, most of them by Brussels Airlines. Every day there are flights to 60 destinations from Brussels Airport. Here are the most popular destinations:
- 1. Frankfurt: Frankfurt Airport (FRA)
- 2. London: Heathrow Airport (LHR)
- 3. Madrid: Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD)
- 4. Munich: Munich Airport (MUC)
- 5. Vienna: Vienna International Airport (VIE)
- 6. Barcelona: Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN)