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There are 6 ways to get from Brussels to Atomium by subway, bus, night bus, taxi or foot

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Line 6 subway  •  16 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from Simonis to Heysel 6

Cheapest option

Line 241 bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 241 bus from Brussel IJzer to Brussel Brugmann 260 / ...

4 alternative options

Line 5 subway, line 6 subway  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 5 subway from Sainte-Catherine to Beekkant 1 / ...
  2. Take the line 6 subway from Beekkant to Heysel 6

Night bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the night bus from Beguinage to Heysel N18

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brussels to Atomium 6.5 km

Walk  •  1h 10m

  1. Walk from Brussels to Atomium 5.9 km

Brussels to Atomium by subway and walk

938 Weekly Services
16 min Average Duration
€3 Cheapest Price
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Brussels → Atomium
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Atomium is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Atomium is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Atomium is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Atomium is to line 6 subway which costs €3 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Atomium is to taxi which costs €9 - €11 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussel IJzer and arriving at Brussel Brugmann. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Simonis and arriving at Heysel. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Atomium is 5 km.

The best way to get from Brussels to Atomium without a car is to line 6 subway which takes 16 min and costs €3.

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The line 6 subway from Simonis to Heysel takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Brussels to Atomium bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Brussel IJzer station.

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Brussels to Atomium train services, operated by STIB, depart from Simonis station.

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Brussels to Atomium bus services, operated by De Lijn, arrive at Brussel Brugmann station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Atomium.
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  • Distance: 5 km
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Atomium, Belgium?

STIB operates a vehicle from Simonis to Heysel every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €3 and the journey takes 9 min. Alternatively, De Lijn operates a bus from Brussel IJzer to Brussel Brugmann every 15 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €3 and the journey takes 15 min.

Train operators
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib-mivb.be
Subway from Simonis to Heysel
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
STIB
Subway from Sainte-Catherine to Beekkant
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
STIB
Subway from Beekkant to Heysel
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
STIB
Bus operators
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel IJzer to Brussel Brugmann
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
€2
single ticket
€3
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib-mivb.be
Night bus from Beguinage to Heysel
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€3
Website
STIB
Other operators
Taxi from Brussels to Atomium
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
€9 - €11
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

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Brussels to Atomium train services, operated by STIB, arrive at Heysel station.

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