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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 6 subway  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Bruxelles-Midi Ic
  2. Take the line 6 subway from Gare Du Midi to Heysel 6

$22 - $24

Cheapest option

Line 820 bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the line 820 bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B to Brussel Madelon 820

$4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Atomium 9.1 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Atomium 9.1 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Atomium 9.1 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Atomium is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Atomium is to taxi which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 11 min.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Atomium is 10 km. The road distance is 14.6 km.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Atomium, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B and arriving at Brussel Madelon. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Atomium.
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  • Distance: 6.2 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

De Lijn operates a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Atomium every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 42 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$19 - $21
1st Class
$26 - $29
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib.be
Subway from Gare Du Midi to Heysel
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stib.be
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B to Brussel Madelon
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Uber Brüssel
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Atomium
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$25 - $40
UberBLACK
$40 - $55
VAN
$40 - $60
Taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Atomium
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Limostar
Phone
+32 2 512 01 01
Website
limostar.be

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