Airport codes Brussels Airport

IATA Metropolitan Code

BRU

World Area Code

409

Airport coordinates

Lat / Lon

50°54'5"N / 4°29'3"E

Decimal

50.90140, 4.48444

Altitude

184ft / 56.08m

Magnetic variation

-0.416 degrees

About Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport (BRU) is located in the municipality of Brussels. Which is the capital of Belgium, Europe. It's one of the bigger airports in Belgium based in the region Brussels-Capital Region. Passengers can fly to and from the airport with a scheduled service.

Runway information

BRU has 3 runways with a total length of 32,271 ft, which are all lighted.

Name Length Width Surface Lighted
01-19 9,800 ft 164 ft Asphalt Yes
07R-25L 10,535 ft 148 ft Asphalt Yes
07L-25R 11,936 ft 148 ft Concrete Yes

Geographic data

Municipality

Brussels

Country

Belgium

Continent

Europe

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Other airports in Belgium

ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
EBAW ANR Antwerp International Airport Medium airport Antwerp
EBBE N/A Beauvechain Air Base Medium airport Beauvechain
EBCI CRL Brussels South Charleroi Airport Large airport Brussels
EBCV N/A Chièvres Air Base Medium airport Chièvres
EBFS N/A Florennes Air Base Medium airport Florennes
EBBL N/A Kleine Brogel Air Base Medium airport Kleine Brogel
EBFN N/A Koksijde Air Base Medium airport Koksijde
EBLG LGG Liège Airport Large airport Liège
EBOS OST Ostend-Bruges International Airport Medium airport Ostend
EBKT KJK Wevelgem Airport Medium airport Wevelgem

Airline tickets

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Find your way around Brussels Airport

How to get to Brussels

There are several ways to get from Brussels Airport to Brussels and back. We have made a list with the most common transportation options. At this airport you can choose for (public) transport by Train, Bus and Taxi.

We compared the average prices of the transport possibilities from the airport to Brussels. The cheapest way to travel from the airport to Brussels is by Line 12 bus (27 minutes, € 3). If you prefer to get to your destination as quickly as possible, the fastest way to get into the city is by Train (12 minutes, € 16 - € 18).

Train

Transport type
Distance
12.24 km
Duration
12 minutes
Price
€ 16 - € 18

Train via Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.

Transport type
Distance
13.92 km
Duration
18 minutes
Price
€ 16 - € 18

Line 12 bus

Transport type
Distance
19.52 km
Duration
27 minutes
Price
€ 3

Line 12 bus via Trone

Transport type
Distance
21.61 km
Duration
38 minutes
Price
€ 3

Line 272 bus

Transport type
Distance
16.75 km
Duration
40 minutes
Price
€ 3

Bus

Transport type
Distance
17.31 km
Duration
40 minutes
Price
€ 6 - € 8

Night bus

Transport type
Distance
11.13 km
Duration
25 minutes
Price
€ 4 - € 6

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Transportation services

Organization Transport type Website
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Train
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+32 2 528 28 28
STIB
Bus
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+32 70 23 20 00
De Lijn
Bus
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070 220 200
Blablabus
Bus
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0890715298
FlixBus
Bus
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+49 1807 123 99 123
Your Private Driver
Taxi
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+32 466 24 16 94
Viabrussels
Taxi
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+32 49 42 63 06 5
Taxis Bleus
Taxi
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+32 2 268 00 00
Prestige DRIVER
Taxi
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+32 493 84 65 91
Brussels Taxis
Taxi
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+32 484 97 59 75
Airport-driver.be
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+32 488 09 36 51
Airport Taxis
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+32 28 81 02 02

Taxi Brussels Airport

The easiest way to find a transfer to and from Brussels Airport is through our taxi widget below. We will find the best deal for you and display multiple options for you to choose from.

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Car rental

Rent a car at BRU

Find a cheap rental car at Brussels Airport to make the most out of your trip to Belgium. When travelling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. A rental car can take you almost everywhere, wherever and whenever you want. Find the perfect car for your trip.

Renting a car at BRU lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in Belgium quickly and hassle-free. Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.

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Rent a camper in Belgium

Find a recreational vehicle near Brussels Airport to make the most out of your trip to Belgium?

A camper or RV will give you unlimited freedom so you can determine your own route and go wherever you want to go. It's especially perfect because you have the comfort of your own accommodation and kitchenette with you.

WorldWide Campers works with many RV suppliers in Australia, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South America, South Africa and Europe. This ensures you that they will always find you the best deal for your RV trip. You never have to pay extra for booking costs and all our quotes are free of charge.

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Airport car parking at Brussels Airport

Park your car at BRU

Whether you are looking for cheap long term airport parking at Brussels Airport or the nearest long term car park to your terminal, you can find the best deal at one of our specially selected partners. Because more and more people are flying these days, it’s wise to book a parking spot in advance because parking lots cannot accommodate unlimited amounts of cars. A pre-booked parking space at BRU can give you a sense of peace because you are assured you can park your car.

Different type of airport parking options

Airport parking options have changed and expanded. Medium-size and large airports offer several different types of parking, priced according to convenience and distance from the terminal.

The different types of parking are:

  • Short term parking
  • Daily parking
  • Long term / Satellite parking
  • Valet parking
  • Off-Airport parking
  • Sleep, park, fly
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Hotels near the airport

Hotels at or near Brussels Airport

Do you have an early morning flight, long layover or your flight is cancelled, and you don't feel like sleeping on the airport floor? Sleeping in a hotel at or near BRU is the perfect solution. Sleeping in a hotel close by Brussels Airport prevents you from being late or not fully rested for your flight.

Hotels in Brussels

Find your ideal hotel in Brussels city centre. Find the perfect hotel to make the most out of your trip to the city of Amsterdam. Consult one of our partners to find the most suitable hotel for your trip.

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Things to do in Belgium?

Find the best things to do in or nearby Brussels Airport

Are you planning on travelling to Belgium? In that case, you might be interested in finding some beautiful things to do in or nearby Brussels. Haven't booked anything yet, and looking for inspiration? Please visit our partner and find many beautiful things to do.

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Luggage

Store your bags in Brussels

Do you want to visit Brussels and you want to enjoy your time without the weight of your luggage? Good news, there is a good possibility that you don’t have to. When the airport does not provide any options for storing your luggage, you might want to consider to store your luggage in a local shop in the city. Our partners can help you arrange that in advance.

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Forward your luggage

Are you planning a trip to Belgium and you have a lot of luggage or just want to enjoy flying without any suitcases of bags? Good news, you do not have to. Just forward your luggage to your destination and make a vacation more like a vacation.

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Travel luggage and cabin bags

Find the perfect travel luggage and cabin bags which are approved by the major airlines. If you are looking for a travel bag which fit all cabin airline restrictions including Ryanair and Easyjet, please visit one of these shops to find out which bags sizes are allowed on board.

All of our partners does have an extensive offer so you can find that perfect bag or suitcase for your next trip.

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Flight delayed, cancelled, overbooked or strikes at BRU?

Claim your compensation

Was your flight delayed, cancelled or overbooked at Brussels Airport, and do you want to claim compensation? Because your rights are protected by European law you may be entitled up to a certain amount in compensation per passenger. Please visit one of our partners to check if you’re entitled to claim compensation.

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Travel insurance

Travel insurance for your trip to Belgium

A travel insurance protects you against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It is wise to get travel insurance for your trip to Belgium because you can easily spend a lot of money for treatment and transportation expenses.

Don’t wait too long before purchasing travel insurance because many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specific number of days of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.

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Travel insurance for people with a medical condition

Our partners are specialised in providing travel insurance for people who have medical conditions but don’t want to be held back by that conditions. A medical travel insurance covers over 1000s of conditions including cancer, MS, IBS, Alzheimer’s, HIV and pregnancy. The online screening will only take as little as 3 minutes.

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BRU giftshop

Customized BRU gifts and souvenirs

Keep your travels’ memories alive with a unique design product of your trip to Brussels Airport. Airportag is the best aviation and travel gift shop where you can design many different kind of unique aviation products.

Check out the top 10 airport & aviation gifts.

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