Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport (BRU) is 11 kilometres from the centre of Brussels, within the Machelen and municipalities of north-central Belgium. The airport features an entirely Schengen terminal, which is convenient to travellers not wanting to pass through unnecessary customs areas.

Brussels Airport Car Hire Advice

Brussels is a great holiday locale in Belgium, as it is centrally located. With the addition of a car hire, travellers can do day trips to Waterloo as well as many nearby towns like Antwerp, Bruges, and Leuven. When using car hire, visitors should request a satellite GPS system rental on top of their car hire. This is will help them find their way around Brussels and central Belgium quite easily. Car hire also eliminates the hassles associated with public transport.

Car Hire at Brussels Airport

Car hire at Brussels Airport is located in the Arrivals Hall. Desks for Avis, National/Alamo, Sixt, Hertz, Europcar, and Budget are open between the hours of 06:30 and 23:00. These agencies can be contacted ahead of time for reservations, and travellers should price compare the rates offered to find the best deal for their own personal holiday in Brussels.

Driving Directions to Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport is located on the N-201, which can be easily found from the main ring road of the city by following the signs saying ‘RING.’ There are clearly-marked signs indicating ‘Luchthaven.’

Brussels Airport Contact Details

To access customer service or for more information about the airport by email, please direct correspondence to The Brussels International Airport has a full website,, that has all the details on topics such as flights, luggage, parking and shopping/dining at the airport, and local information. The airport telephone number is +31(0)2 753 4200.


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