Trains in Dubai are 42% cheaper than in Brussels.
A meal in Dubai is 32% cheaper than a meal in Brussels.
A taxi fare in Dubai is 38% cheaper than in Brussels.
Coffee is 47% more expensive in Dubai than in Brussels.
Brussels is the capital of Belgium and a major center of international politics. The European Union's headquarters is located in Brussels. Brussels is mostly served by Brussels Airport, while some flights also use the smaller Brussels South Charleroi Airport.
Brussels Airport has been in existence since 1940 and is a major transportation hub of Europe. The airport has two piers and a single terminal. It is the 21st busiest airport in Europe and millions of passengers use it every year. Brussels South Charleroi Airport is located in Charleroi, about 46 kilometers away from Brussels city center. A few budget airlines use the Charleroi Airport to reach Brussels.
To catch that last minute flight to Dubai from Brussels, find out from which airport your flight is leaving. To get to Brussels Airport from the city center, walk to Brussels-South railway station from the central square (Grand Place), and take the airport train. You can also hop on the Airport Line bus from the center of the city. Brussels Airport is 12 kilometers from the city center. If your flight is going to take off from the Charleroi Airport, take the coach service from Brussels-South railway station; the distance is around 46 kilometers, so plan to leave early. There are also regular taxi and limousine services available to both the airports.
From a small fishing village to a global financial center, Dubai has come a long way. The Middle Eastern metropolis is home to some of the most modern buildings in the world, and the malls and high-end shopping districts are made for the shopper in you. Dubai is a multi-cultural and multi-racial melting pot that boasts of some of the highest-rated restaurants in the world. Take a traditional dhow from the Dubai creek and admire the city from distance. Visit the Gold Souk, and be dazzled by the variety of jewels that are sold in this quaint market. Do not forget to relax at one of the many traditional coffeehouses, frequented by the locals.
Flights from Brussels to Dubai land at Dubai International Airport, which is nearly five kilometers from Dubai's center. Dubai Metro runs two lines near the airport. Take the Red Line at Terminals 1 and 3 and get down at the Burj Khalifa station in the heart of Dubai. Take the Green Line from Terminal 2 and get off at the Al Ras station to reach the older parts of Dubai, including Dubai Creek and Deira. Alternatively, you can take one of the RTA-run buses to Deira. To get to downtown Dubai, taxis and Dubai Metro's Red Line are the best options.