How to reach Brussels City Center
Compared to most airports around the world, Brussels airport (Zaventem) is fairly close to the city center. The distance is 12 kilometers (7 miles) so by train is only 18 minutes.
Brussels airport (Zaventem) to city center (Bruxells cetral station)
Brussels airport train
There is a train going from Brussels Zaventem Airport to Brussels Central Station every 10 minutes between 5am and midnight, 7 days a week. The ride takes 18 minutes and costs €12,70. After arriving to the train platform in the basement of the airport terminal, scan the square QR code on the gate machine and you can then easily enter the train. Code must be printed on paper. It cannot be scanned from the electronic screen. Use the reservation banner to reliably book your Brussels airport train seat.
Charleroi airport to Brussels (Bruxells midi station)
Although not the closest airport to Brussels city (55km/~50min), the Charleroi airport is still accessible in many reasonable ways. Low-cost airlines such as Ryanair and WizzAir have regular cheap flights at Charleroi.
The most used and convenient method to travel from Charleroi Airport to Brussels city center is by shuttle bus. They are frequent, direct and fast. Travellers do not need to change at any stops. From Brussels-Midi station where the bus terminates, there are public transport lines to other parts of the city. Metro (underground) is the most convenient.
Conference venue (19-20 May 2018)
Novotel Brussels City Centre
Rue de la Vierge Noire 32
1000 BRUSSELS - BELGIUM
GPS. N 50° 51' 3.37'' E 4° 21' 1.34''
The hotel is situated just 10 minutes walking from the platforms at Central train station (Brussel-Centraal/Gare de Bruxelles) and 3 minutes walking from Metro (underground station).
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Accomodation (18-20 May 2018)
Thon Brussels City Centre
Avenue du Boulevard 17,
1210 BRUSSELS - BELGIUM
GPS. 50°51'22.1"N 4°21'26.6"E
Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre is centrally located in the heart of downtown Brussels, just steps from the city's main shopping street and a 10 minute walk from the Grand Place. The hotel is close to Rogier metro station and Brussels North Sation with direct connection to Brussels Airport.
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