Belgium Airports

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Brussels International Airport (BRU)

Location: The airport is located eight miles (12km) northeast of the city centre.
Time: GMT +1 (GMT +2 from April to October).
Contacts: Tel: +32 2 753 7753
Getting to the city: The train station is located on the basement level that connects to Brussels and other major national and international destinations. A bus station is below the arrivals hall, and there are several lines that connect to different places in the city. There are also buses that serve Brussels Airport to Antwerp. An airport bus link also operates between the Brussels railway lines and the airport. There are licensed, metered taxis available outside the Arrivals hall.
Car rental: Major car hire companies are represented at the airport, including Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Sixt, Europecar, Enterprise, and Hertz; their desks are in the arrivals hall.
Airport Taxis: From Brussels International Airport metered taxis are available outside the Arrivals hall. Licensed Taxis are recommended and can be recognized by a blue and yellow sign.
Facilities: Airport facilities include ATMs and bureaux de change, duty-free shops, cafés/restaurants, a beauty shop, religious services, train information and reservation, car rental offices, a travel agency, and luggage lockers.
Parking: The Fast Zone Parking Lot is immediately across from the terminal building. Prices here begin at €5 for thirty minutes. The short-term P1 and P2 Lots charge €4 per hour, with prices increasing thereafter. The Economy Lot is good for long-term parking (up to a week), costing €20 per day.
Website: www.brusselsairport.be

Antwerp International Airport (ANR)

Location: The airport is located three miles (5km) east of central Antwerp.
Time: GMT +1 (GMT +2 from March to October).
Contacts: Tel: +32 (0)3 285 6500.
Getting to the city: Buses 51, 52 and 53 leave towards Antwerp Central Station regularly. Taxis are available outside arrivals.
Car rental: Sixt and Hertz operate from the airport.
Airport Taxis: Metered taxis are available outside the airport.
Facilities: Airport facilities include a bank, restaurant, duty-free shopping, conference rooms, and a business lounge.
Parking: Parking is available at the airport.
Website: www.antwerpairport.be

Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL)

Location: Brussels South Charleroi Airport is 43 miles (69km) from the city.
Time: GMT +1 (GMT +2 from March to October).
Contacts: +32 78 15 27 22
Getting to the city: There is access to Brussels from Charleroi Brussels South airport by car, train, taxi, or shuttle coach. The highway network connects the airport to northern France and the Netherlands.
Car rental: Rental companies include Avis, Europcar, Sixt, and Hertz.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are always available outside the passenger terminal and may offer a fixed price to certain destinations. The city is about an hour drive from the airport. Taxi companies include Sympatax, Rapidtax, Idealtax, and Taxis Carolo.
Facilities: Facilities include shops, bars and restaurants, free wifi throughout the terminal, and a VIP lounge. ATMs are located in both terminals.
Parking: There are a few parking options at Charleroi Airport, encompassing express, locked, long-term, and short-term arrangements.
Website: www.charleroi-airport.com