G-STIC 2019 Accessibility

How to get to Brussels?

Travel to Brussels

By plane, by train or by car

Brussels International Airport connects to 200 European and International destinations in more than 65 countries. The airport is located at 14 kilometres from Brussels’ city centre and accessible by bus, by train, by taxi and/or car.

A second airport, Brussels South Charleroi Airport, located at 45 minutes from Brussels’ city centre adds an additional 100 destinations of the already offered destination from Brussels Airport.

More than 60 million Europeans can reach their capital city in less than two hours and in real comfort and in an environmentally - friendly way by high speed trains : Thalys, Eurostar, TGV, ICE. The main point of arrival is “Brussels South Station” from where it is only a stone throw away to Brussels city centre. 

If you decide to take the car, Brussels is at the heart of a modern motorway network linking France to the south, The Netherlands to the north, Germany and Luxemburg to the east, not to forget the Channel Tunnel (via northern France) to the United Kingdom.

Please note that when coming by car, a restriction applies on admission to the Brussels Capital Region. More detailed information on the Low Emission Zone & on how Brussels Expo can be reached can be found on the Brussels Expo website.

When booking a flight with Emirates (a G-STIC official supplier), conference participants get a 10% discount. Discounts are available on one-way & return flights to/from Brussels International Airport between 14 and 27 November 2019.

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Travel in Brussels

By public transport, by taxi or by bike

STIB/MIVB is the most budget friendly, greenest and safest way to travel within Brussels. The public transport system (metro, tram, bus) covers the whole of the city with buses, trams and metros. 

Taxi stations are easily found throughout the 19 boroughs of Brussels. Fares are displayed on the meter and include service. Tips are left at your discretion. 

Villo! is Brussels' latest system of self-service bikes for hire within 180 stations and 2.500 bikes. Villo! encourages intermodal transport and eco-friendly choices. It takes only a few minutes to start biking.

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