Brussels Zaventem airport (BRU)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Brussels Airport, also known as Zaventem Airport and opened on May 30, 1958, is the largest in Belgium and one of the busiest on the continent. It serves destinations within Europe, Africa, the Caribbean and the Middle East.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.

Annual passenger traffic: 18.9 million passengers went through it in 2022.

Tel: +32 2753 7753 / 9007 0000 - FACEBOOK

Information desks in the Departures Hall, check-in row 8 (4:00 am to 9:00 pm) and in the Arrivals Hall (6:00 am to 9:00 pm). You can also find assistance staff in green uniforms throughout the enclosure.


The airport is located in the city of Zaventem, in Flanders, 12 km (8 miles) northeast of Brussels.

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Car rental agencies

Car rental desks are located in the Arrivals Hall.

  1. Avis/Budget (Tel +32 2720 0944 - Sunday to Friday from 6:30 am to 11:30 pm, Saturday from 6:30 am to 9:30 pm)
  2. Enterprise/National/Alamo (Tel +32 1239 0959 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)
  3. Europcar/InterRent/Keddy (Tel +32 2721 0592 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
  4. Hertz/Thrifty (Tel +32 2720 6044 - Sunday to Friday from 6:30 am to 11:30 pm, Saturday from 6:30 am to 9:00 pm)
  5. Sixt (Tel +32 7022 5800 - 6:30 am to 11:00 pm)

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Parking services at Brussels Zaventem airport (BRU)

There are several parking options for short and long stays, mostly near the terminal, plus a passenger drop-off area that is free for 10 minutes. More information: Tel +32 2715 2110. Fares

P1, P2, P3 - Parking spaces located directly in front of the terminal, with charging stations for electric vehicles. Premium spaces in P1.
Discount Car Park - Remote area, with indoor and outdoor spaces, linked to the terminal every 15 minutes by a complimentary shuttle bus service. By online booking only.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include ramps, lifts, escalators, moving walkways, wide automatic doors, contrasting striping, wheelchairs free of charge, reserved parking spaces. The special assistance reception desk is located in the Departures Hall. Inform your airline or travel agent of your needs 48 hours in advance. Unaccompanied children will be escorted and supervised during the flight by staff from the airline concerned. Taxi Hendriks (Tel +32 2752 9800) has taxis available for wheelchair users.

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Latest updates: August 18, 2023