There are 7 ways to get from Brussels Central Station to Ixelles by train, tram, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Central to Etterbeek Intercity / ...

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Bikeshare  •  21 min

  1. Cycle from Gare Centrale / Centraal Station to Saisons / Jaargetijden 2.6 miles

$2

5 alternative options

Line 93 tram  •  20 min

  1. Take the line 93 tram from Royale to Vleurgat 93

$3

Line 71 bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the line 71 bus from Gare Centrale to Buyl 71

$3

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels Central Station to Ixelles 2.7 miles

$13 - $17

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brussels Central Station to Ixelles 2.7 miles

$9 - $14

Walk  •  42 min

  1. Walk from Brussels Central Station to Ixelles 2.2 miles

What companies run services between Brussels Central Station, Belgium and Ixelles, Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels Central Station to Ixelles every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 20 min. Alternatively, STIB operates a bus from Brussels Central Station to Ixelles every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 27 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Etterbeek
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$7 - $11
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib.be
Tram from Royale to Vleurgat
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stib.be
Bus operators
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib.be
Bus from Gare Centrale to Buyl
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stib.be
Other operators
Uber Brüssel
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brussels Central Station to Ixelles
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$9 - $14
UberBLACK
$15 - $22
UberVAN
$17 - $24
villo
Website
en.villo.be
Bike from Gare Centrale / Centraal Station to Saisons / Jaargetijden
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$2
Bikeshare
$2
Taxi from Brussels Central Station to Ixelles
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$13 - $17
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brussels Central Station and Ixelles is 3 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brussels Central Station to Ixelles is to Bikeshare which costs 2€ and takes 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Brussels Central Station to Ixelles is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs 11€ - 14€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruxelles-Central and arriving at Etterbeek. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gare Centrale and arriving at Buyl. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

The train from Bruxelles-Central to Etterbeek takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.