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There are 6 ways to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Gare Du Midi by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic

9€ - 10€

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Bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels - Zaventem Airport to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Brussels - Zaventem Airport > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > Camphin en Pévèle - Belgique > Camphin en Pévèle - France > Lille / ...

4€ - 8€

4 alternative options

Line 12 bus, line 27 bus  •  1h 5m

  1. Take the line 12 bus from Brussels Airport to Trone 12
  2. Take the line 27 bus from Trone to Gare Du Midi 27

5€

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Gare Du Midi 16.1 km

23€ - 28€

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Gare Du Midi 16.1 km

1€ - 3€

Towncar  •  15 min

  1. Take a town car from Brussels Airport to Gare Du Midi 16.1 km

30€ - 60€

Brussels Airport (BRU) to Gare Du Midi by trains

The train journey time between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Gare Du Midi is around 23 min and covers a distance of around 16 km. The fastest train normally takes 20 min. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), the Brussels Airport (BRU) to Gare Du Midi train service departs from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arrives in Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. Typically 780 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
23 min
Fastest train time:
20 min
Trains per week:
780
Cheapest price:
9€
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:02
Last train departs at:
23:53

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brussels Airport (BRU) to Gare Du Midi train schedules

Trains departing Sunday, June 13, 2021

Brussels Airport (BRU) → Gare Du Midi
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Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gare Du Midi is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gare Du Midi is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Gare Du Midi is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Gare Du Midi is to drive, which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Gare Du Midi is to taxi which costs 23€ - 28€ and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels - Zaventem Airport and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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The distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) and Gare Du Midi is 12 km. The road distance is 16.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Gare Du Midi without a car is to train which takes 23 min and costs 9€ - 10€.

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The train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi takes 23 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Gare Du Midi bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Brussels - Zaventem Airport station.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Gare Du Midi train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brussels Airport-Zaventem station.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Gare Du Midi is to train which takes 23 min and costs 9€ - 10€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 4€ - 8€ and takes 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Gare Du Midi.
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  • Distance: 12.3 km
  • Duration: 23 min

What companies run services between Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium and Gare Du Midi, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi every 15 minutes. Tickets cost 9€ - 10€ and the journey takes 23 min. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Brussels - Zaventem Airport to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station 5 times a day. Tickets cost 6€ - 8€ and the journey takes 40 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 11€
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels - Zaventem Airport to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels Zaventem Airport to Brussels South
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib-mivb.be
Bus from Brussels Airport to Trone
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
STIB
Bus from Trone to Gare Du Midi
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
STIB
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Gare Du Midi
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
23€ - 28€
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
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Brussels Airport to Gare Du Midi
Estimated price
30€ - 60€

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Gare Du Midi bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Gare Du Midi train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Gare Du Midi is 16 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Gare Du Midi.

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