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Brussels Airport

Airport code: BRU

The airport is 11 km (6.9 mi) located northeast of Brussels and lies partially in Zaventem and partially in the Diegem area of Machelen, both located in the Flemish Region of Belgium.

Airport information

Terminal: Main Terminal (Only one terminal)
Handling Agent: Swissport
Check-in time: 3 hours before dep. Check-in closes 45 minutes before departure for passengers travelling with checked baggage and 35 minutes before departure for passengers travelling with carry-on baggage.


Brussels Airport



The Brussels National Airport railway station is located under the airport building at level −1. The train station has direct services to Brussels, De Panne, Ghent, Hasselt, Landen, Leuven, Nivelles and Quévy. The most used link to Brussels has at least 3 trains per hour. There is also now a direct train to Paris once a day with Thalys.


De Lijn provides transportation to and from various cities in Flanders. The MIVB/STIB provides transportation into Brussels city centre at Brussels Luxembourg Station via line 12 (weekdays before 8 pm) or line 21 (weekends and evenings after 8 pm).

Car Rental

Brussels Airport can be reached by car via the A201, which is directly connected to the R0 highway. From there, the main highways of Belgium can directly be accessed.


Diamond Lounge - Terminal A og B. Open from 05:00-22:00.