Région de Bruxelles-Capitale Transportation

  • Fernand Brunfautstraat, Brussels
    Fernand Brunfautstraat, Brussels
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    Parking Fernand Brunfautstraat,...
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    parking botanique, my favorite
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Région de Bruxelles-Capitale Transportation

  • Métros/Trams/Bus

    Brussels Transportation

    As from April 4th 2009 the Brussels Metro has been extended and now has four underground lines plus two tram lines which pretty much cover the whole city. Line 1 (magenta) runs across the city between Gare de l'Ouest to Stocke, Line 2 (orange) loops between Simonis Leopold II and Simonis Elisabeth, Line 5 (yellow) goes through the city from Erasme...

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  • Trains

    Brussels Transportation

    BRUSSELS MIDI is often confusing for first time visitors to Brussels. Midi is the South station and not the Brussels Central Station or the North station, the other two big Brussels train stations. The first station opened in 1840 and was called Bogaardenstation. That station at the Rouppeplein soon became to small and a new station was build in...

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  • Local taxis

    Brussels Transportation

    In the view from inside the taxi, I can see that there were also streetcars in those days and apparently similar cars are still operating. Arrival times, departure times and stops are shown at each tram stop. There are also convenient street maps at each stop. In 1950, we arrived by train (flying was not as common in those days) so we had no need...

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  • By Car

    Brussels Transportation

    For our hotel Meininger Brussels City Center, I found a parking garage very nearby for a good price (about 100 metres walking). It's in the Fernand Brunfautstraat (straat = street), underground. The tariff is a maximum of 13.50 euro per 24 hours. This is about 10 euro cheaper than the regular parking garages. Parking on the streets in Brussels is...

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  • Planes

    Brussels Transportation

    Normally I arrive Brussels by train but on this occassion I was coming in from Berlin and being pushed for time flew into Brussels International with EasyJet from Berlin's Schoenfeld (a lovely airport BTW). Before I go any further you should note that Brussels International (BRU) is a different airport from Brussels Charleroi (CRL). My first...

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  • Getting around

    The integrated bus, overground and underground (prémétro) tram and métro network operates 0600-2400. Above ground, the métro is identified by a sign bearing a white ‘M’ on a blue background. Métro line IA runs northwest to southeast, from Roi Baudouin to Herrmann-Debroux. Line 1B runs southwest to northeast, from Bizet to Stockel. Tickets for the...

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  • by road

    Traffic drives on the right. The speed limit on motorways and dual carriageways is 120kph (75mph), on single carriageways outside built-up areas is 90kph (56mph) and in built-up areas is 50kph (31mph). Routes to the city: The extensive motorway ring road around Brussels offers easy access to the city centre. Routes E19 and A12 lead north to Antwerp...

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  • by rail

    The service is fast and very efficient. There are three major railway stations in Brussels – Bruxelles-Central, in the heart of the city, Bruxelles-Nord, to the north of the main ring road, and Bruxelles-Midi, to the south. They share a rail enquiries line (tel: (02) 555 2555). All three stations have bars, refreshments and disabled access, while...

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  • by air

    Brussels’ airport, operated by Brussels International Airport Company – BIAC (tel: (02) 753 4200), is situated 12km (eight miles) northeast of Brussels, offering flights to over 150 destinations worldwide.Major airlines: Sabena Airlines, Belgium’s flagship carrier, was a casualty of September 11 – its replacement is SN Brussels Airlines (tel: (02)...

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