The Brussels Airport was awarded the Best Airport in Europe by ACI/IATA in 2005. The airport is located in Zaventem and is the hub for Brussels Airlines, Jet Airways and European Air Transport. The airport regularly displays art exhibitions, past exhibitions including: hand and string puppets, the history of toys, aspects of the Belgian beer tradition, and a behind the scenes glance at a Magician's world. There are also guided tours of the Brussels airport.
1-800-Fly-Europe offers car rentals at the Brussels airport and downtown area for discounted rates.
Taxis are available outside the Arrivals hall. Taxi Hendriks offers taxis for wheelchair users.
Express buses with direct links to the city center are also available outside the arrivals area.
Airport City Express trains run to the city and go to Brussels' three main stations: Gare Centrale, Gare du Nord, and Gare du Midi. Direct trains are also available to Ghent, De Panne, and Quievrain/Quevy.
There are many hotels in close proximity to the Brussels Airport. The Sheraton Brussels Airport hotel is within walking distance of the airport.
1-800-Fly-Europe offers discount hotels in Brussels and throughout Europe.
An airport information desk is available in the Departures areal. There is also an information call center. Tel: (0) 2 753 7753.
Money: There are several ATMs throughout the airport as well as a bank and a bureau de change. Eating and Drinking: Several bars, cafes, restaurants and vending machines are located throughout the Brussels Airport.
Shopping: There are a wide variety of duty free shops, newsstands and gift shops in the airport.
Religion: The airport features places of worship for many faiths. A meditation area is also provided.
Disabled Facilities: Elevators, ramps and disabled toilets are available throughout the airport. If special assistance is required, passengers are urged to inform their airline prior to travel and arrive no less than 2 hours early. An area designated for disabled passengers to be picked up and dropped off is provided as well.
IATA Code: BRU
Telephone: (0) 753 4200
Address: Brussels International Airport B-1930 Zaventem Belgium
Airport Location: The Brussels Airport is located approximately 8 miles northeast of Brussels city center.