The capital city of Belgium is home to over a million residents. It is also the site of Brussels Airport, or Zaventem, the principal airport of the city. Brussels South Charleroi Airport is the secondary airport catering mostly to budget airlines. Annually, Zaventem receives almost 22 million passengers and boasts an important cargo centre. It offers modern amenities to passengers including lounges, business services, shops and restaurants. Brussels South is also a growing airport, catering to over seven million passengers per year. It features the usual amenities and services of an airport including cafes, bars, ATMs and parking.
Getting to Brussels airport
Buses, trains, taxis and shuttles are ways to reach Brussels Airport from the city centre. By bus, take De Lijn bus numbers 272 and 471 from Brussels North or NATO. An Airport Line express bus service also serves the European quarter and the airport. Take bus 12 from the city centre or route 21 from the Brussels-Luxembourg station. MIVB/STIB bus tickets should be bought from the GO ticket vending machines before boarding. To reach Brussels South, the easiest way is to use shuttle buses that you can catch at Brussels Midi station. Taxis and trains are other ways to travel to the airport from the city of Brussels.