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Brussels by train - City guide & train tickets

What is the name of the main station in Brussels? 
Brussels South (also known as Brussels Midi or Brussel Zuid) is the main station in Brussels. The station Brussels Central (Brussel Centraal) is located very central, but less trains call at this station.

Can you walk from the station to the (old) city centre? 
Yes, the station of Brussels Central is located in the centre of the city. From the Brussels South station it really depends where you want to go within the city. When in doubt, take a cab instead of walking.

Which hotels do you recommend near the station?  
Check our list of recommend hotels near the station. 

Which trains run to Brussels? 

Are there direct trains to major cities nearby? 
Yes, to loads of cities. Both international and national.

Do you offer all train tickets to Brussels? 
Yes, we offer all train tickets - always the best price, no booking fees and e-tickets! 

About Brussels
Take the high speed ICE, Thalys and Eurostar to the capital of Belgium and enjoy the historic city center with its famous Market Square. Enjoy the Belgian gastronomy and visit attractions like the Atomium. Brussels is the seat of the European Union, NATO and a lot of other governmental institutions. Also, Brussels is old. It celebrated it's millenium in 1979. Be sure to visit the tourist office. They go beyond to advise you for a great time in Brussels.

Brussel Midi/Zuid - Info

Railway Station Brussels 

The Thalys and the Intercity arrive and depart from Brussels Midi/Zuid, the main station in Brussels. From here also the Eurostar to London departs and the ICE and Thalys to Cologne and Frankfurt. You can also take from here domestic trains to Bruges, Ghent and Ypres. 

Other major stations in Brussels are Brussels Centraal and Brussels Schuman. Brussels Centraal is the best station to get off if you want to visit the old city centre. You can walk to the main square and fine restaurants. Brussels Schuman is the railway station for the European Parliament. 

Facilities

  • Wifi: no
  • Lockers: yes
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre

Finding your platform:

  • On each platform and in the departure hall there are screens on which the departing trains are listed.

Finding your carriage: 

  • If you have a reserved seat, you can find the right spot on the platform where the carriage stops, by looking at the board of train compositions that can be found on any platform. 

Brussel Midi/Zuid - Hotels near the station

Find cheap hotels with good ratings near Brussel Midi/Zuid Train Station 

  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
Cheap hotels near Brussel Midi/Zuid - Trains to Brussels

Novotel Brussels South****

Located next to Brussel-Midi/Zuid. Great views, spacious room, stylish. Very convenient.   
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Cheap hotels near Brussel Midi/Zuid - Trains to Brussels

Hotel Park Inn by Radisson Brussels South****

Opposite Brussels South. Fitness, spacious rooms, great views. High ratings.    
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Cheap hotels near Brussel Midi/Zuid - Trains to Brussels

Midi Station Hotel**

5 minutes by foot from the station. 15-minute walk to the city centre. Typical Belgian hotel. Basic, but clean.   
Booking.com  •  Agoda  •  Trivago 

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Brussel Midi/Zuid - Rental cars

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Rental Cars

6 rental car companies: Avis, Bugdet, Europcar, Hertz, Interrent, Thrifty.   

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