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How to get to Brussels by bus

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The center of European activities, Brussels is a cosmopolitan hub that features many cultural elements, making it one of the top destinations for international travelers. Sitting at the heart of Brussels is the famous Grand-Place, a world heritage site that boasts many nearby Gothic and Baroque architectural marvels. During the holiday season, the square hosts the Winter Wonders light show, as well as a giant Christmas tree. If you enjoy museums, don’t miss out on the Musical Instruments Museum, which is housed in an Art Nouveau building. Featuring as many as 1,200 instruments from around the world, the museum is every music fan’s dream. If you want to go on a shopping spree while in Brussels, head for the Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, which is housed in a stunning Renaissance-style arcade.

Brussels is the home to many Michelin-starred restaurants, and its food scene is among the top-rated in the country. For those wishing to enjoy a contemporary twist on Belgian classics, head towards La Quincaillerie. If seafood is your go-to, Noordzee Mer du Nord will definitely satisfy your palate.

Brussels’ three main rail stations are Brussels-South, Brussels-Central, and Brussels-North, all of which are the busiest in the country. Gare du Midi, located in the Brussels-South station, is the main hub for bus travel in and out of Brussels. The city is served by several airports, the most prominent of which is the Brussels-National Airport, located 10 miles east of the city.

What bus companies travel to Brussels, Belgium?

Located in Belgium, Brussels is accessible by bus from 187 other cities. You can choose from 353 daily scheduled trips when you search for buses to Brussels on Wanderu. FlixBus usually has the most buses on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Train tickets to Brussels are also available.

Bus companies serving Brussels

BusRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus11413h 41m$47.30
BlaBlaCar Bus9410h 57m$43.96
Sindbad2319h 9m$63.00
flibco.com10h 55m$16.71

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a bus ticket to Brussels?

$3.37 is the cheapest price for a bus ticket to Brussels, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Brussels. In the last month, buses from Antwerp to Brussels had the lowest average price at $4.54.

Where is the bus station in Brussels, Belgium?

The busiest bus station in Brussels is Gare du Midi. The distance between Gare du Midi to the center of Brussels is 1.3 miles. There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The other popular bus stations in Brussels are:

  • Avenue Fonsny
  • Brussels Pachecolaan

What is the closest airport to Brussels, BRU?

The closest airport to Brussels is Brussels Airport (BRU), it is located 6.8 miles from the city center of Brussels.

Is Brussels a popular bus travel destination?

Among bus travelers Brussels is the second most popular destination in the region. It also ranks number 17 in Belgium. Brussels has the second most number of destinations in Bruxelles-Capitale, Région de;Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest that are connected to Brussels by bus service. Each day 108 direct bus schedules arrive in the Brussels.

What is the population of Brussels?

The population of Brussels is 1019022. Brussels ranks number 2 in terms of population in Bruxelles-Capitale, Région de;Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest and number 2 in all of Belgium.

How much do bus tickets to Brussels cost?

Bus tickets to Brussels range from $3 for a short trip to Brussels, while a 60 to 200 mile bus trip to Brussels starts at , and a longer trip by bus to Brussels can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $5 .

What bus station is located closest to the city center of Brussels?

The closest bus station to the city center of Brussels is Brussels Pachecolaan, located just 0.4 miles away. Select Brussels Pachecolaan as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Brussels. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

Top bus routes to and from Brussels

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