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Top tips for finding cheap flights to Brussels Airport
- Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
- High season is considered to be January, February and December. The cheapest month to fly to Brussels Airport is February.
- The Brussels National Airport (BRU) is separated into two piers (or sections). Pier A serves flights to and from the Schengen area, and Pier B handles all other international flights. From Australia, you are most likely to be flying into Pier B.
- For a short trip to Brussels, Australian passport holders will not require a visa. Brussels is part of the Schengen area which you will be able to travel to freely for business or pleasure for up to 90 days during a 6-month period.
- While you cannot fly directly to Brussels from Australia, there are a range of carriers that can get you all the way there with minimal transfers. Look out for airlines such as Emirates, Cathay Pacific, or Etihad Airways.
- Complimentary luggage trolleys can be found in the Baggage Claim Area of the Brussels National Airport and can be taken from the terminal to the train station or car parks. For additional assistance Facilicom porters can be reserved with prices starting at € 18 (A$ 30) .
- For those looking for budget-friendly airfares, you can find cheaper options by including some budget airlines for part of your journey. For example, budget airlines Tui, Ryanair, and Whizz all fly into Brussels National Airport.
- If you'd like a local phone number, you can purchase a SIM card from the Orange Traveller Shop in the Arrivals Area of the Brussels National Airport. This store also sells other mobile accessories such as European phone charges.
FAQs - booking Brussels Airport flights
How long is the flight to Brussels Airport?
What is the cheapest flight to Brussels Airport?
The cheapest airline ticket to Brussels Airport from Australia in the last 72 hours was $1,228 return on the route Sydney to Brussels Airport. The most popular route is Sydney to Brussels Airport and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $1,228 return.
How far is Brussels Airport airport from central Brussels?
Brussels Airport is 11 kilometres from the centre of Brussels. View on map.
How many airports does Brussels have?
The primary airport in Brussels is the Bruxelles-National (Brussels National) Airport, also known as the Brussels Zaventem Airport, located in Zaventem, approximately 10 km outside of Brussels. The Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL) in nearby Charleroi, about 1h drive outside of Brussels is considered the city’s secondary airport, or you can also fly into the Antwerp International Airport (ANR), only 1h from Brussels.
How far away is Brussels Airport from Bruges?
As Bruges does not have its own airport, many people fly into Brussels in order to visit the picturesque town. Your best option is to fly into the Brussels National Airport where Bruges is about 1.5h by train. You can take one of the high-speed regional IC lines directly from the airport station. Otherwise, Bruges is about 1h 15min away by car down the motorway.
How do I travel from Brussels Airport into the city?
If you are arriving at the Brussels National Airport, you can find the train station on Basement Level 1. Here you can catch trains to take you all around Belgium, including the IC 3731 service into Brussels Central station. Charleroi Airport is connected to Brussels by the airport shuttle which can take you to Midi Station. Alternatively, the TEC Bus Line A travels from the airport to nearby Charleroi-South Station where you can catch a train into the city.
Which airlines regularly fly into Brussels?
The Brussels National Airport is home to Brussels Airlines which flies all over Europe, the Middle East, and the USA, and budget carrier Tui fly. Longer-haul carriers such as Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, Emirates, and Cathay Pacific connect the airport to some of the biggest transit airports in the world. If you are travelling with Virgin Australia or Qantas to Brussels, the second part of your journey will be code-shared.
Is there anywhere to store my luggage at the Brussels Airport?
As you exit the terminal of the Brussels National Airport and head out to the bus station, you can find short-term storage lockers near the exit. Rates here start at € 10 (A$ 16) for 24h. If you have oversized items such as a pushchair or bike, there is also oversized baggage storage available in the same location. For assistance, use the labelled interphone to call up a member of staff.
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