Brussels Central Station

Are you travelling from the Netherlands to the centre of Brussels by train? Then Intercity Brussels will take you from Amsterdam Central Station to Brussels Central Station without having to change trains. Would you prefer to travel with Eurostar? Then change trains at Brussels South Station (Zuid-Midi) and in a few minutes you will also be at Brussels Central Station. Both journeys will take you from Amsterdam Central to Brussels Central in less than three hours. Here you can catch a bus, metro or train to other stations in Brussels.

Near Brussels Central Station

Brussels Central Station is located in the heart of Brussels, near the Grand Place. Just a few minutes' walk from Brussels Central Station, you will find famous sights such as Manneken Pis, the Cathedral of St Michael and St Gudula, the Royal Palace of Brussels and Mont des Arts. Travelling via Brussels Central is the ideal way to discover the trendy Dansaert neighbourhood or explore the historic architecture of the city centre. Or visit the best chocolatiers, designer boutiques and countless restaurants, all a few minutes' walk from Brussels Central Station.

Changing trains at Brussels Central train station

The Belgian capital has no fewer than 35 train stations managed by NMBS. The three largest train stations are Brussels South (Zuid-Midi), Brussels North and Brussels Central. At Brussels Central Station, you can easily transfer to other stations.

Its location right in the city centre makes Brussels Central the favourite train station of tourists and residents of Brussels who want to travel easily and quickly to the other side of the city by metro or bus. In fact, the metro station is located under the station and many buses depart from the exit of the station.

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Practical information Brussels Central


When you want to explore the rest of Brussels, you can use the metro. The metro station is located below Brussels Central Station, making it easy to change trains here. The Brussels metro network is extensive and the route is easy to plan. You can buy metro tickets at the stations by using contactless payment.

Storing luggage

Would you like to explore the city and store your luggage safely at the station? You can rent a luggage locker at Brussels Central Station. Prices vary depending on the size of your luggage. More information is available on the NMBS website.

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