The route to Brussels Airport
The airport is easily accessible. From the Brussels Ring, you follow the traffic signs leading to Zaventem. Keep in mind that there may be a lot of traffic during peak hours.
The airport can be found in most navigation systems through POI (Points Of Interest). Alternatively, select the intersection A201/Vilvoordelaan in 1930 Zaventem. The latter is located at the beginning of the access road to our airport.
Book your parking beforehand
Brussels Airport offers customised parking formulas throughout the year, open 24/7. Choose for comfort and park your car near the airport where space is provided for more than 10,000 cars. A bit farther away you will find parking space for 2,000 cars against a cheaper rate. A free shuttle service ensures a smooth connection with the airport.
Here you will find a complete overview of the parking possibilities, including rates.
Dropping off/picking up
Taking someone to the airport
If you take someone to the airport, you can go to the free drop-off zone. Follow the signs on the access road A201 (). It is only a 5 minutes’ walk from the drop-off zone to the entrance.
You will find more information on this page.
Travelling to the airport with public transport
No less than 80 cities have a direct train connection with Brussels Airport, with one or two trains per hour. On the connecting line with the centre of Brussels, there are even six trains running every hour. When making a reservation, please find our station under the name Brussels Airport – Zaventem.
More information available on this page.
Book your train ticket here as well.
A cheaper alternative is the bus. The bus station is situated at level 0, where 20 bus lines of De Lijn are ready to drive you to the designated place.
Another option is the Brussels Airport Express that runs from early on in the morning between Antwerp and the airport. The bus leaves at the end of platform B and serves the bus stop Koningin Astridplein in Antwerp. It is also possible to get off at the bus stop Crowne Plaza upon request.
More information can be found here.
The MIVB offers a fast connection with the European district in Brussels. The buses of the MIVB are leaving from platform C.
Look for your connection here.
Tip: Within the airport domain, the use of the buses of De Lijn is free of charge for everyone