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

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Train  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. Ic / ...

$5 - $21

Cheapest option

Line 620 bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the line 620 bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A to Brussel IJzer 620

$4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Grand Place 9.2 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Grand Place 9.2 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Grand Place 9.2 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Grand Place 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 Grand Place is to taxi which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A and arriving at Brussel IJzer. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arriving at Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.. 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 Grand Place is 11 km. The road distance is 14.7 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Grand Place without a car is to train which takes 28 min and costs 4€ - 18€.

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The train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. takes 23 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Grand Place bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A station.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Grand Place 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 Grand Place is to train which takes 28 min and costs 4€ - 18€. Alternatively, you can line 620 bus, which costs 3€ and takes 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Grand Place.
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  • Distance: 6.8 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

What companies run services between Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium and Grand Place, Brussels Capital, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Grand Place every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $21 and the journey takes 23 min. Dutch Railways (NS) also services this route hourly. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Grand Place hourly. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 28 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.
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
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Brussel-Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Zaventem Luchthaven Perron A to Brussel IJzer
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Uber Brussels
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Grand Place
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$26 - $40
UberBLACK
$40 - $55
VAN
$45 - $65
Taxi from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Grand Place
Ave. Duration
15 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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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Grand Place bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Brussel IJzer station.

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Brussels Airport (BRU) to Grand Place train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels Airport (BRU) to Grand Place is 15 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Brussels Airport (BRU) to Grand Place.

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There are 983+ hotels available in Grand Place. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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