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There are 5 ways to get from Atomium to Brussels Airport (BRU) by tram, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 93 tram, train  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 93 tram from Polycl. Brugmann to Gare Du Nord 93
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Brussels Airport-Zaventem Ic

10€ - 12€

Cheapest option

Line 820 bus  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the line 820 bus from Brussel Esplanade to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron D 820

1€ - 3€

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Atomium to Brussels Airport (BRU) 15.6 km

22€ - 27€

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Atomium to Brussels Airport (BRU) 15.6 km

1€ - 3€

Towncar  •  12 min

  1. Take a town car from Atomium to Brussels Airport 15.6 km

30€ - 60€

Atomium → Brussels Airport (BRU)
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The cheapest way to get from Atomium to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atomium to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to taxi which costs 22€ - 27€ and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussel Esplanade and arriving at Zaventem Luchthaven Perron D. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Atomium to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Polycl. Brugmann and arriving at Brussels Airport-Zaventem via Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between Atomium and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 10 km. The road distance is 15.6 km.

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The best way to get from Atomium to Brussels Airport (BRU) without a car is to line 93 tram and train which takes 52 min and costs 10€ - 13€.

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It takes approximately 52 min to get from Atomium to Brussels Airport (BRU), including transfers.

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Atomium to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Brussel Esplanade station.

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Atomium to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by STIB, depart from Polycl. Brugmann station.

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Atomium to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Zaventem Luchthaven Perron D station.

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Map of how to get from Atomium to Brussels Airport (BRU).
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  • Distance: 10 km
  • Duration: 52 min

What companies run services between Atomium, Belgium and Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium?

De Lijn operates a bus from Brussel Esplanade to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron D every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 1€ - 3€ and the journey takes 48 min.

Train operators
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib-mivb.be
Tram from Polycl. Brugmann to Gare Du Nord
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
STIB
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 10€
1st Class
9€ - 11€
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel Esplanade to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron D
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
2€
single ticket
3€
Other operators
Taxi from Atomium to Brussels Airport (BRU)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Your Private Driver
Phone
+32 466 24 16 94
Website
yourprivatedriver.be
Viabrussels
Phone
+32 49 42 63 06 5
Website
viabrussels.com
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Prestige DRIVER
Phone
+32 493 84 65 91
Website
prestigedriver.be
Gentle car service
Phone
+32 497 11 17 61
Website
taxi-aeroports.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Airport-driver.be
Phone
+32 488 09 36 51
Website
airport-driver.be
Airport Taxis
Phone
+32 28 81 02 02
Website
airport-taxis.be
Jayride
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Atomium to Brussels Airport
Estimated price
30€ - 60€

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Atomium to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Brussels Airport-Zaventem station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Atomium to Brussels Airport (BRU) is 16 km. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Atomium to Brussels Airport (BRU).

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