Brussels Airport is located 12km (8 miles) northeast of central Brussels.
Dialling code: +32
Telephone: (02) 753 7753 or (0900) 700 00 for general information
Lufthansa at the airport
How to get there
Brussels Airport is easily accessible from the Brussels inner and outer ring road – follow signs for Brussels Airport or Zaventem.
Airport City Express trains go to Brussels’ three main stations: Brussels Central, Brussels North and Brussels Midi (journey time: 16-25 minutes, fare €7.80). The high-speed Diabolo service connects Brussels Airport to Antwerp in a little over 30 minutes, while direct trains are also available to Ghent, De Panne, Leuven, Landen, Quiévrain/Quévy, Paris and Cologne. Further information is available from Belgian Railways (tel: 02 528 2828; www.belgianrail.be).
De Lijn (tel: 07 022 0200; www.delijn.be) buses serve Brussels North station (buses 272 and 471) and routes throughout Flanders. The MIVB/STIB (tel: 07 023 2000; www.stib.be) Airport Line service links Brussels Airport to NATO, the European Commission area and the city centre (journey time: 30 minutes; fare: €4).
Scheduled Airport Express (tel: 05 233 4000; www.airportexpress.be) coaches run to Antwerp (45 minutes; fare: €10).
Metered taxis are available outside the arrivals hall. Taxi Hendriks (tel: 02 752 9800) has wheelchair-accessible taxis. The fare to the city centre is around €40 to €50, and the journey time is 20 to 30 minutes.
Visitors can choose from a range of parking options close to the terminal building. NV Interparking SA (tel: 02 715 2110; www.interparking.com) offers three car parks with direct access to the terminal: the P1 car park for short-stay parking, P2 for economy parking, and P3 for long-term parking. The Lock Park (tel: 02 715 2128) offers secure long-term parking facilities and is located next to the terminal, while the long-term Q-Park Car Hotel (tel: 02 753 0110; www.carhotel.be) provides a shuttle service to/from the terminal, as well as a valet service – spaces in this area should be reserved 48 hours in advance. VIP parking is also available (tel: 02 715 2123).