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Since Flanders is about the size of Connecticut, it's no surprise that it's an easy place to travel around. Getting to Flanders is easy. Brussels is the heart of Europe and has many flight and train connections. Big European cities like London, Paris, Amsterdam or Berlin are closeby. All of our cities are really close to eachother and accessible by train or car. English is widely spoken and Flemish people are always ready to help out!

By Air

The following airlines provide air service from the United States to Brussels.
Brussels National Airport is Belgium's main international airport.
Train shuttle service is located on the lower level of Brussels International Airport and connects to the city of Brussels in 20 minutes and to Antwerp in 35 minutes. Buy your ticket before getting on the train to avoid a surcharge fee.
Busses are located on level 0. Every hour the Brussels Airport - Antwerp Express takes you to the city center of Antwerp in 45 minutes.
On weekdays and Saturdays the first departure is at 5:00 a.m., the last departure at 12 midnight. On Sundays the first departure is at 7:00 a.m. and the last at 12 midnight.
Taxi service is available from the airport to the city center and costs approximately $50. Taxis are available 24 hours. Discount round-trip rates are available.

Airlines flying into Belgium

Air Canada - www.aircanada.ca
Brussels Airlines - www.brusselsairlines.com
Delta Airlines - www.delta.com
Jet Airways - www.jetairways.com
United Airlines - www.united.com
US Airways - www.usairways.com

If you are flying in from London, Paris or Amsterdam the city center of Brussels is less than two hours away by train.

By Train

International Connections
In the US, contact Rail Europe for more information on international train services.

London
The Eurostar train links London and Brussels in 1h51 minutes. Trains depart/arrive at the Brussels South Station (Bruxelles Midi/Brussel Zuid) and depart/arrive at the London St. Pancras International Terminal . Up to 9 daily departures.
Reserve your Eurostar seat in advance: Rail Europe or B-Europe

Paris
The Thalys train links Paris and Brussels in 85 minutes. There are 25 Thalys trains departing daily. Trains depart/arrive at the Brussels South Station (Bruxelles Midi/Brussel Zuid) and depart/arrive at the Paris North Station (Paris Nord) or at the Charles De Gaulle Airport.

Amsterdam
The Thalys also links Brussels to Amsterdam in 1h52 minutes.
Reserve your Thalys seat in advance: Rail Europe or B-Europe

Domestic Train Travel
Seat reservations are not available on Belgian trains (except for groups). The first train leaves at approximately 5:00 am and the last one departs at approximately 11:00 pm.
For amenities, visit: B-Rail
The Belgian Rail offers different specials and passes. To find out what the right ticket is for you, visit: B-Rail/whichistherightticketforme

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