There are 6 ways to get from Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport (BRU) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  12 min

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

7€ - 18€

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Bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Brussels Airport 817 / ...

3€ - 17€

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Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport (BRU) 11 km

24€ - 30€

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport (BRU) 11 km

1€ - 2€

Towncar  •  12 min

  1. Take a town car from Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport 11 km

35€ - 55€

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport (BRU) 11 km

140€ - 200€

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to drive which costs 1€ - 2€ and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to train which costs 7€ - 18€ and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station station and arriving at Brussels Airport. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord and arriving at Brussels Airport-Zaventem. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Brussels-North Station and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 10 km. The road distance is 11 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport (BRU) without a car is to train which takes 12 min and costs 7€ - 18€.

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The train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Brussels Airport-Zaventem takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to train which takes 12 min and costs 7€ - 18€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 3€ - 17€ and takes 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport (BRU).
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  • Distance: 9.6 km
  • Duration: 12 min

What companies run services between Brussels-North Station, Belgium and Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium?

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport (BRU) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost 16€ - 18€ and the journey takes 12 min. Dutch Railways (NS) also services this route hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport (BRU) hourly. Tickets cost 4€ - 6€ and the journey takes 25 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
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
16€ - 18€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
16€ - 18€
1st Class
22€ - 25€
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 Brussel-Noord to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 17€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
12€ - 17€
Bus operators
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, Brussels-North station to Brussels Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel Noord Perron 5 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
De Lijn
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Bruxelles Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
Eurolines FR
Other operators
Uber Brussels
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport (BRU)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
140€ - 200€
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uber.com
UberX
140€ - 200€
UberBLACK
220€ - 300€
VAN
240€ - 330€
Taxi from Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport (BRU)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Your Private Driver
Phone
+32 466 24 16 94
Website
yourprivatedriver.be
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Limostar
Phone
+32 2 512 01 01
Website
limostar.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Jayride
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport
Estimated price
35€ - 55€

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Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels Airport station.

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Brussels-North Station 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 Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport (BRU) is 11 km. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Brussels-North Station to Brussels Airport (BRU).

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