Brussels Airport Informational Guide to Brussels Airport - Zaventem (BRU) - Non Official

Brussels Airport Bus

This website is an informational guide and is not sponsored by, endorsed by, or affiliated with the Brussels Airport Company NV/SA. 

At Brussels Airport there are four different platforms used by several bus companies: De Lijn, STIB, Antwerp-Brussels Airport Express and Ouibus. Each company operates in a different platform.

See below more information about Brussels Airport Bus:

TO De Lijn

De Lijn is the main public transportation operator at Brussels Airport.

To North Station

Lines 272 and 471 get to Brussels North Station from Brussels Airport:

See line 272 schedule

See line 471 schedule


Lines 272, 471 and 620 get to NAVO from Brussels Airport:

See line 620

To Roodebeek Metro station

Lines 359 and 659 get to underground Roodebeek station from Brussels Airport:

See line 359 schedule

See line 659 schedule

To Brussels Expo

Line 820 gets to Brussels Expo from Brussels Airport:

See line 820 schedule

Other destinations

Find also regional services to Mechelen, Leuven, Vilvoorde, Jette, Merchtem, Haacht, Diegem and Groenendaal.


Buses that run through Brucargo depart from Platform B, whilst the other services depart from Platform A.

Inside the perimeter of Brussels Airport, De Lijn buses are free of cost.

For further information, please call: +32 70 220 200 | website

STIB airport line

STIB Airport Line is an express service between Brussels Airport and the European quarter.


All STIB buses depart from platform C.


Monday to Friday until 08:00 pm.

Trip time is about 30 minutes.

There is an express service (number 12) only serving major stops.

See line 12 schedule

During the week, including Saturday and Sunday and holidays after 08:00 pm, line 21 serves all the stops.

See line 21 schedule

Where do I buy my ticket?

It is cheaper to get the tickets at GO vending machines than on board to the driver.

For more information, please contact STIB at +32 70 23 20 00 or visit its website.

Brussels Airport-antwerp Express

A daily, direct and hourly service between Brussels Airport and Antwerp and viceversa.

Travel time: 45 minutes (Koningin Astridplein - Central Station) and 35 minutes (Crowne Plaza).


Kon. Astridplein bus stop (Central Station)

Crowne Plaza (Antwerp)


From 04:00am to 00:00am. Buses depart hourly.


Buses depart from platform D in the bus station (level 0).

Where do I buy my ticket?

Tickets are sold from the bus driver.

For further information, please contact Airport Express at +32 52 33 40 00.


Flixbus offers transportation to several cities in Belgium (Brussels, Bruges and Charleroi), and also to Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Maastricht, Lille, Paris, Dortmund, Aachen, Cologne, Bonn, among others.


Buses depart from the coach car park (P16).

Where do I buy my ticket?

Tickets are sold in advance through Flixbus website, where you can also check more information about fares and timetables.


BlaBlaBus provides services from Zaventem Airport to the following locations:

- Belgium: Brussels, Ghent, Antwerp, Namur, Arlon, Liège

- The Netherlands: Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

- France: Paris, Paris CDG Airport, Lille

- Germany: Aachen, Cologne

- Luxembourg: Luxembourg City


Buses depart from the bus station in P16.

For further information regarding fares and schedules, please visit BlaBlaBus website.


Flibco buses offer several routes to and from Brussels Airport. 

See more information

Airport shuttles and coaches

Airport shuttles or related professional airport transport just drop off passengers at car park P15, close to the terminal premises.

On the other hand, coaches and buses drop off passengers at car park P16.

Hotel Shuttles

Several hotels in the surroundings of Brussels Airport offer free shuttle bus service to their facilities.


Shuttles depart from level 0, platform E.

We recommend you to confirm with your hotel if the service is available prior your arrival at Brussels Airport.


The bus stop at Brussels Airport is located at the ground level of the main terminal.

According to the company you travel with, it will depart from any of the available platforms (platform A, B, C, D and E).


See each company fares below:

De Lijn

On board to the driver: € 3 (single fare ticket), M-ticket: €1.80, SMS-ticket: € 2.


Adults: € 10.00, Children: € 5.00.

*Price is subject to change.Check always before travelling.