Train

The airport train station is located below the terminal (basement level-1).

International trains
Brussels Airport is connected directly to the major cities in the Netherlands.

Up to 16 trains a day will take you to Amsterdam via Dordrecht, Rotterdam and The Hague.

Travel time:
Dordrecht: 1 h 30 min
Rotterdam: 1 h 45 min
The Hague: 2 h 05 min
Amsterdam : 2 h 55 min

Or you can change trains at Brussels Midi station and take the Thalys hst to Paris or Cologne or the Eurostar hst to Lille or London.


National trains

Up to 6 trains an hour connect the airport to Brussels North, Brussels Central and Brussels Midi stations. Moreover there are direct train services to the every corner of Belgium. On weekdays two trains an hour connect the stations of Brussels-Schuman, Brussels-Luxembourg and Etterbeek to Brussels Airport.

  • Bruges - Ghent- Brussels - Brussels Airport - Brussel - Oudenaarde - Kortrijk - Ostend 
  • De Panne - Ghent - Aalst - Denderleeuw - Brussels - Brussels Airport - Leuven - Landen
  • Mons - Braine-le-Comte - Brussels - Brussels Airport
  • Antwerp - Mechelen - Brussels Airport - Leuven - Aarschot - Diest - Hasselt
  • Tournai - Ath - Enghien - Halle - Brussels - Brussels Airport
  • Charleroi - Nivelles - Braine-l'Alleud - Brussels-Luxembourg - Brussels-Schuman - Brussels Airport (on weekdays)
  • Dinant - Namur - Gembloux - Ottignies - Brussels-Luxembourg - Brussels-Schuman - Brussels Airport (on weekdays) 

The train to Leuven runs twice an hour. If you change trains at Leuven you can easily get to Li├Ęge.

Approximate travel times to:

  • Antwerp: 32 minutes
  • Bruges: 90 minutes 
  • Brussels Central (city centre): 17 minutes
  • Brussels-Schuman: 16 minutes
  • Charleroi: 83 minutes 
  • Ghent:  54 minutes
  • Hasselt: 60 minutes
  • Kortrijk: 95 minutes 
  • Leuven: 15 minutes
  • Mechelen: 11 minutes
  • Mons: 70 minutes
  • Namur: 72 minutes
  • Ottignies: 42 minutes 
  • Tournai: 95 minutes
  • Zeebrugge-Dorp (Cruise Port): 115 minutes 

Brussels Airport train station: 

Information on the schedules of all Belgian and international train services can be found on the Belgian Railways website. Enter Brussels Airport - Zaventem as departure station or destination.

 

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