Brussels International Airport

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General Information

Airport Name:
Brussels International Airport
Airport Code:
The airport is located 12km northeast of Brussels.
(0)2 753 4200 or (0)900 7

Directions & Transportation

Metered taxis are available outside the Arrivals hall. Taxi Hendriks offers taxis for wheelchair users.
De Lijn buses travel to the city centre. MIVB/STIB express buses link the airport to NATO, the European Commission area and the city centre. Scheduled coaches run to Antwerp, Brussels and Eindhoven.
Airport City Express trains run to the city and go to Brussels? three main stations: Gare Centrale; Gare du Nord; and Gare du Midi. Direct trains are also available to Ghent; De Panne; and Quievrain/Quevy.
There are many options available to travelers arriving and leaving the airport: car; bus; coach; and taxi services.

Airport facilities

Airport Info:
An airport information desk is available in the Departures area. There is also an Information Call Center, tel: (0)2 753 7753.
There are porters are available on request. There are lockers on level 0 for passengers to store their baggage. Passengers should contact the airport authority for lost property.
There is a bank; a bureaux de change; and several ATMs throughout the airport.
The airport features Jewish; Catholic; Muslim; Orthodox; and Protestant places of worship. A meditation area is also provided for humanists.
More Services:
Baby-changing facilities are found throughout the terminal building and there is a post office in the air port.
Eating & Drinking:
There is a wide variety of shops, including duty-free shops; newsgents; and gift shops.
There are several bars; cafes; restaurants; and vending machines, serving a wide range of refreshments, found throughout the airport.
Business Facilities:
The Regus Skyport Meeting Centre offers ten meeting rooms; secretarial services; and wireless Internet connection. Airport Forum provides welcome desks and lounges, as well as facilities for telecommunications; secretarial and other services. The Sky Hall Reception Room has event space for up to 1,500 people.
Disabled Facilities:
There are disabled toilets; lifts; and ramps available throughout the airport. Passengers requiring special assistance should inform their airline before traveling and arrive at the airport at least two hours early. There is a designated pick-up and drop-off zone for disabled passengers. Front Park 1 and 2 both have disabled parking spaces.

Useful Information

Airlines Served:
Adria Airlines, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Europa, Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, Balkan, Bulgaria, British Airways, British European, British Midland, British Regional, Crossair, CSA Czech, Cyprus Airlines, DAT, DHL, EAT, Eurrowings, Finnair, Futura, Hellas Jet, Iberia, Icelandair, JAT, KLM UK, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Maersk Air, Malev, Olympic Airways, Onur Air, Pegasus Air, Portugalia, Regional Airlines, SAS, Skyjet, Skyways, SN Brussels Airlines, Sobelair, Swiss, TAP, TAROM, Thomas, Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Tyrolean Airlines, Ukraine Intl Air, Virgin Express, VG Airways, VLM, Air Algerie, Air Gabon, Air India, Air Mauritius, Asiana Cargo, Biman Bangladesh, Cameroon Airlines, Cathay Pacific Cargo, China Eastern Cargo, Egypt Air, EL AL Israel, Eva Air Cargo, Gulf Air, Hewa Bora Airways, Korean Air Cargo, Nationwide Airlines, Royal Air Marocc, Royal Jordian, Saudi Arabian Cargo, Singapore Airlines, Tunisair, Air Transat, American Airlines, Continental, Delta, Fed Ex, United, US Airways
Airport Taxes:
Activities near the Airport:
Travelers delayed at Brussels international Airport can take the train or a taxi to Brussels, which will take about 15 minutes. The following are all easily accessible once in the city. Autoworld - Parc du Cinquantenaire 11 - Autoworld is one ofBrussels major attractions, which has the largest collection of old and new cars in the world. Musee d'Art Moderne - Place Royale 1 - This excellent and contemporary museum acts as a showcase for Belgian modern art, as well as international artists. Works from Rene Magritte and James Ensor are among the permanent displays, but there are are also a great number of temporary exhibitions throughout the year. Grand'Place - In the centre of Brussels - The Grand-Place is an excellent example of the eclectic successful blending of architectural and artistic styles that characterizes the culture and society of Belgium. This is the scene of various markets and events throughout the year.