Travel & Venue

Directions from the airport


You can take a UNITAX taxi (Tel. 02/725.25.25) from the airport directly to the European Quarter. To order this taxi, turn right going through the doors after customs. After 20 meters on your right, you will see the “Forum Lounge” where you can ask the hostess to call a taxi for you. Journey time is approximately 10 minutes.


There is a regular train service (every 20 minutes) from the airport to Gare Centrale which takes 26 min. From the terminal follow the signs for the train, which is located on the lower level. The cost of a single ticket is 8.50 € and 17€ the round trip. Tickets are bought at the ticket kiosk before entering the platform or if it is closed they can be bought directly on the train.
At Gare Centrale take the bus line 29 direction “Herrmann – Debroux” and get off at “Demey” station. Journey time is approximately 20 minutes followed by 1 minute walking.

Special Bus Line

There is a special metro line (bus number 12 or 21) direction Brussels City. You can disembark directly at “Diamant” and walk for less than 5 minutes. The prices are:

  • For 1 journey (purchased outside vehicle): 4,00 €
  • For 1 journey (purchased inside vehicle): 6,00 €
  • For 10 journeys: 27,00 €

Directions from Brussels

Single tickets are available for 2.00€ for a single ‘Jump’. Multi-tickets can be bought in 10 (14€) journeys. These need to be stamped upon entry to stations, buses or trams, and allow up to one hour of travel.

  • From Gare Central: bus line 29 direction Hof Ten Berg, leaving at the stop “Diamant”. Approximately 25 minutes.
  • From Gare Schummann: bus line 12 or 21 direction Airport, leaving at the stop “Diamant”. Approximately 15 minutes.
  • From Gare du Midi: line 2 or 6 direction Elizabeth. Change metro at Madou and then take Bus line 63 direction Cimetiere, leaving at the stop “Max-Plasky”. Approximately 35 minutes.
  • From Gare du Nord: tram line 25 direction Buyl, leaving at the stop “Diamant”. 25 minutes approximately.

More information available at STIB-MIVB

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