Place & Access
The Motor Show takes place in Brussels Expo and is easily accessible by car, motorcycle or public transport. The Airport of Zaventem is situated only 20 minutes away from the expo halls. International visitors who arrive by plane are thus quickly at the exhibition. Disabled persons also have easy access to Brussels Expo and its facilities.
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You can access the exhibition ground :
- by car or motorcycle
- by train
- by subway, tram and/or bus
- by bicycle
- by plane
- access disabled persons
Brussels Expo has several parking areas for more than 12,000 cars. The parking lots C, M and T are situated close to the expo halls. Thanks to the direct connection to the R0 ring road of Brussels (exit 7a ou 8, follow the “EXPO”signs), car park C is the most easily accessible and gives direct access to the expo halls.
A parking place costs € 5.
Motorcyclists are welcome at the free and covered parking area A in front of hall 1, entrance via “Avenue de l'Impératrice Charlotte”. The parking area gives direct access tot the expo halls 1 & 3 dedicated to the motorcycles. A motorcycle cloakroom (for motorcycle clothing and helmet) is available at the entrance of expo Hall 1.
Brussels Expo is easily accessible by train. There are high speed trains coming from London (Eurostar) and Paris, Amsterdam and Cologne (Thalys). Both trains stop in the train station “Brussels South”; from there you can take the Subway to the Expo ground (see “By Subway, tram and/or bus”)
Advantageous rates are also available when you buy a combined ticket: "B-Excursion” (Code 616 = Train + Subway+ entrance Motor Show). The ticket is for sale in every SNCB railway station. More information on their website.
By Subway, tram, or bus
Thanks to the large subway, tram, and bus network, Brussels Expo is accessible wherever you come from. Busses, trams, and subways arrive in a radius of 200 m from the entrance of the expo halls.
There is a direct link from the rail station “Brussels South” to Brussels Expo. Use line 6 (direction “Roi Baudouin”) and leave the subway at the station “Heysel”, It takes about 15 minutes.
From “Central Station”, take subway line 5 (direction Erasmus). Change at “Beekkant” and take line 6 direction “Roi Baudouin”. Leave the subway at the station “Heysel”. It takes about 20 minutes.
- Subway/tram network STIB
- +32 (0)70 23 2000
The STIB offers several trams and busses direction Brussels Expo :
- Tram lines, 7 and 94
- Bus lines 84 and 88
De Lijn offers the following busses at train station Brussels North : line 233, 235, 250, 251, 260, 820. Line 820 is also available at the train station ‘Vilvoorde”.
Parking will be available for visitors travelling to the show by bike. These designated parking areas will be located near the entrance of Exhibition Hall 2 and will be open during the show’s opening times. As Brussels Expo is surrounded by cycle paths, it is easily accessible by bike.
- Route from Brussels Central railway station: 7.4 km – 32 min.
- Route from Brussels South (gare du Midi) railway station: 8 km – 35 min.
- Route from Brussels North railway station: 5 km – 23 min.
- Route from Montgomery roundabout: 9.5 km - 43 min.
- Route from the Basilica of Koekelberg - Brussels: 5 km - 23 min.
- Route from the centre of Vilvoorde: 8.2 km – 35 min.
Calculate your route via:
The Brussels Mobility walk and cycle map:
Brussels Mobility has published a “walk and cycle map” which features a whole host of useful information for cyclists and pedestrians alike. The map amongst others shows you the relief, existing cycle paths, routes, etc.
Brussels international airport (Zaventem) is situated only 20 minutes away from the expo halls and is easy accessible by car.
You can also take a taxi from the airport directly to Brussels Expo.
Taxis are available in front of expo hall 5 (outside the fence) if you would like to return to the airport after your visit.
Tel : +332(0)2 349 49 49 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Several trains ride from the airport to the center of Brussels. Downtown subways, trams, busses and taxis are available to cover the distance between your hotel or the exhibition area. The “Airport City Express” rides 4 times an hour (between 6:00 am and midnight). Please consult the timetables and prices of public transport on the website of the STIB and De Lijn.
OTHER USEFULL INFORMATION FOR INTERNATIONAL VISITORS
Touristic information on :
Weather in Belgium :
- site web IRM
Special access for disabled persons via Parking C. Elevators, inclined passages, and adapted restrooms are available at different places. Take a look at the map for easy access to the expo halls and its facilities.
There are no seats inside the expo halls to rest. But we would like to inform you that the First aid stand borrows wheel chairs for disabled persons in their bureau at gate G. Please book a wheel chair at the following telephone number : 02/512 59 00. The wheel chair is for free; in exchange for your identity card.
Guiding dogs for blinds are allowed on the exhibition ground.
- Access and facilities disabled persons (select the wheel chair the symbol)
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