There are 8 ways to get from Grand Place to Atomium by bus, subway, tram, 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

Bus STIB  •  35 min

  1. Take the bus from De Brouckere to Heysel N18

$3

Cheapest option

Bikeshare  •  33 min

  1. Cycle from Place St Jean / Sint-Jansplein to Atomium 4.4 miles

$2

6 alternative options

Line 1 subway, line 6 subway  •  38 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Gare Centrale to Beekkant 1 / ...
  2. Take the line 6 subway from Beekkant to Heysel 6

$6

Line 3 tram  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 3 tram from Bourse to Esplanade 3

$3

Bus De Lijn  •  46 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussel IJzer to Brussel Brugmann 251 / ...

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Place to Atomium 4.7 miles

$21 - $26

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from Grand Place to Atomium 4.7 miles

$15 - $21

Walk  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Walk from Grand Place to Atomium 4 miles

What companies run services between Grand Place, Brussels Capital, Belgium and Atomium, Belgium?

STIB operates a bus from Grand Place to Atomium twice daily. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 22 min.

Train operators
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib.be
Subway from Gare Centrale to Beekkant
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stib.be
Subway from Beekkant to Heysel
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stib.be
Tram from Bourse to Esplanade
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stib.be
Bus operators
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib.be
Bus from De Brouckere to Heysel
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stib.be
Bus from Yser to Houba-Brugmann
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stib.be
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Brussel IJzer to Brussel Brugmann
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Other operators
Uber Brüssel
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Grand Place to Atomium
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$15 - $21
UberBLACK
$24 - $35
UberVAN
$26 - $40
villo
Website
en.villo.be
Bike from Place St Jean / Sint-Jansplein to Atomium
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$2
Bikeshare
$2
Taxi from Grand Place to Atomium
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26
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

How far is it from Grand Place to Atomium?

The distance between Grand Place and Atomium is 5 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Grand Place to Atomium?

The cheapest way to get from Grand Place to Atomium is to Bikeshare which costs 2€ and takes 33 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Grand Place to Atomium?

The quickest way to get from Grand Place to Atomium is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs 17€ - 21€.

Is there a direct bus between Grand Place and Atomium?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from De Brouckere and arriving at Heysel. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

How long does it take to get from Grand Place to Atomium?

The bus from De Brouckere to Heysel takes 22 min including transfers and departs twice daily.