Brussels Airport Guide to Brussels Airport - BRU

Brussels Airport Terminal

Brussels Airport is the main airport serving the capital of Europe, Brussels.

Please, do not get confused with Brussels South Airport, which stands for Charleroi Airport, located 40 km from Brussels.

In 2018, it is expected that Brussels Airport will be carbon-neutral.


Transfer between concourses

The airport terminals are integrated buildings. The connection is done through the connector building, which links the ground level with Concourses A and B.


At Brussels airport there is a Main Terminal divided in two areas: Concourse A (Pier) and Concourse B (Pier).

Passengers can reach these two piers from Arrivals and Departures Level.

In total, Brussels Airport has 109 gates.


The building is divided in several levels:

- Level -1: Railway Station
- Level 0: Buses and Taxis
- Level 2: Arrivals
- Level 3: Departures

Connector building

This is where Concourses A and B are linked with the ground level of the main terminal.

In this facility, is where passengers wait to board their plane. It is an open-air building equipped with many services ans concessions such as restaurants and shops.

Other services: Baggage reclaim hall, security screening and border control. From this level it is possible to connect direcly to both Concourses A and B.


Access to both Concourse A and B is done through the Departures level (Thrid level) and the Connection Building from the Main Terminal.

See below related information about Concourses in Brussels Airport:


Concourse A

Is the newest one at the airport and handles Schengen flights and some Schengen flights to Africa and New York.

Concourse A has the following levels:

- Ground level: Food, drink and retail concessions and access to boarding gates A28-A39.

- First level: Food, drink and retail conceccions ans access to boarding gates A40-A72 and gates T61-T72.

- Second level: This is the services level, including airline lounges.

At the end of Concourse A (Pier) passengers can reach a transfer bus to go to Concourse B (B gates).


Concourse B

It is only used for non-Schengen flights. The pier links directly with the Main Departure Hall through. On Level 3 there are gates from B1 to B40. On Level 0 there are gates from B80 to B98.

This Concourse is divided between Departures and Arrivals.

From Level 0 passengers can pick up the transfer bus that links with Concourse A (A and T gates).

On Level 4 there are most of the shops, bars, restaurants and services.



The following services are available at Brussels Airport:

- ATMs
- Tourist information
- Internet center
- Travelex
- Car rental booths
- Direct Way
- Lost & found
- Train ticket counters
- Baggage reclaim areas
- Free Wi-Fi connection
- Pharmacy
- Kiddiland
- Meditation room
- Regus Sky Port Meeting Center
- Travel agency Connection
- Airport lounges
- Baby care facilities
- Currency exchange
- Hair Salon
- Health services
- Post office
- Smoking rooms
- Food, drink and retail concessions

See more Services here.


Airport lounges

Brussels Airport is equipped with the following lounges at their passengers disposal:

Diamond Lounge: Location: Concourse A, Airside, second level, Schengen flights.

- Brussels Airines Lounge: Location: Concourse A, Airside, close Gate A42.

Diamond Lounge: Location: Concourse B, Airside. Available services: Showers.

Brussels Airlines Lounges: Location: Concourse B, Airside, close to Gate B1.

Purchase your lounge access here.