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

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Train  •  24 min

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

7€ - 18€

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Line 12 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 12 bus from Trone to Brussels Airport 12

3€

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Place to Brussels Airport (BRU) 15.3 km

30€ - 40€

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Grand Place to Brussels Airport (BRU) 15.3 km

1€ - 3€

Towncar  •  15 min

  1. Take a town car from Grand Place to Brussels Airport 15.3 km

50€ - 70€

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Grand Place to Brussels Airport (BRU) 15.3 km

140€ - 200€

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Place to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to line 12 bus which costs 3€ and takes 52 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trone and arriving at Brussels Airport. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. and arriving at Brussels Airport-Zaventem. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Grand Place and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 11 km. The road distance is 15.3 km.

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The best way to get from Grand Place to Brussels Airport (BRU) without a car is to train which takes 24 min and costs 7€ - 18€.

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The train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Brussels Airport-Zaventem takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Grand Place to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by STIB, depart from Trone station.

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

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The best way to get from Grand Place to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to train which takes 24 min and costs 7€ - 18€. Alternatively, you can line 12 bus, which costs 3€ and takes 52 min.

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Map of how to get from Grand Place to Brussels Airport (BRU).
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  • Distance: 10.8 km
  • Duration: 24 min

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

Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) operates a train from Grand Place to Brussels Airport (BRU) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost 16€ - 18€ and the journey takes 19 min. Dutch Railways (NS) also services this route hourly. Alternatively, STIB operates a bus from Grand Place to Brussels Airport (BRU) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost 3€ and the journey takes 37 min.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
19 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-Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 18€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
12€ - 18€
Bus operators
STIB
Phone
+32 70 23 20 00
Website
stib-mivb.be
Bus from Trone to Brussels Airport
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Unknown
STIB
Other operators
Uber Brussels
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Grand Place to Brussels Airport (BRU)
Ave. Duration
15 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 Grand Place to Brussels Airport (BRU)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Your Private Driver
Phone
+32 466 24 16 94
Website
yourprivatedriver.be
Taxis Bleus
Phone
+32 2 268 00 00
Website
taxisbleus.be
Brussels Taxis
Phone
+32 484 97 59 75
Website
brusselstaxis.be
Jayride
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Grand Place to Brussels Airport
Estimated price
50€ - 70€

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Grand Place to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by STIB, arrive at Brussels Airport station.

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Grand Place 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 Grand Place to Brussels Airport (BRU) is 15 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Grand Place to Brussels Airport (BRU).

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