Car rental Brussels Airport (BRU)

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Brussels Airport, Brussels, Belgium
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Smart ForFour or similar
Smart ForFour
  • 4x
  • x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
SIXT
$30.31 / per day
Economy
Fiat Panda or similar
Fiat Panda
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Interrent
$32.66 / per day
Economy Elite
Citroen DS3 or similar
Citroen DS3
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
Europcar
$35.98 / per day
Compact
Opel Astra or similar
Opel Astra
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Enterprise
$47.77 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Premium
Mercedes Benz C Class or similar
Mercedes Benz C Class
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Alamo
$76.45 / per day
Intermediate
MINI Countryman or similar
MINI Countryman
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
SIXT
$38.26 / per day
Standard
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer or similar
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
SIXT
$39.47 / per day
Full-size
BMW 3 series or similar
BMW 3 series
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
SIXT
$49.30 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel information

Language
Dutch,
French
Currency
EUR
Country code
32
Average car rental length
7 days
Economy car rental price
$34.60 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
90 km/h
56 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Brussels Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Get your rental car at Brussels Airport! Then drive to the city center, find a good parking spot, and start walking! Visit the city’s main square, Grand Place, take in the Art Deco and Art Nouveau architecture, impressive buildings like the Palais de Justice, and churches like the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Then drive to Ixelles/Elsene where you can hang out in cozy bookshops and cafés and enjoy a meal in a wide variety of ethnic restaurants.

In Brussels, there are museums devoted to all kinds of subjects—check out the metro station art exhibits and more traditional venues like the Royal Museum of Art and History, the Natural Sciences Museum of Belgium, and the Royal Museum for Central Africa. Try famous Belgian specialties like chocolate, fries, mussels, beer, and waffles. You’ll also find a great choice of wine bars, fancy restaurants, and delicious street food.

Brussels is a great place to visit, but the surrounding region has even more to offer. With a longer term car rental you can explore the rest of Belgium or head to nearby Amsterdam or Paris. Picking up your rental car at Brussels Airport and dropping it off at a different location is easy. Start planning your vacation today!

Brussels Airport is also known as Aéroport de Bruxelles-National, Luchthaven Brussel-Nationaal, and Zaventem.

Top international routes

  • Barcelona
  • Madrid
  • Rome
  • Berlin
  • Lisbon
  • London

Main airlines

Brussels Airlines, TUI fly Belgium, Ryanair, Alitalia, Air Arabia Maroc, and easyJet

Terminals

Brussels Airport's single terminal building is divided into Pier A, which serves flights to and from Schengen countries, and also Brussels Airlines flights to and from Africa, and Pier B, which handles flights outside the Schengen Area. You can easily walk between the two piers.

Location

Brussels airport is about 12 km (7.5 mi) northeast of downtown Brussels. Léopold III Laan, Houtweg, Rue Laurent Vandenhoven, Rue Stroobants, and Rampe du Lion are the main streets connecting the airport to the city.

Top car rental companies

SIXT, Enterprise, Keddy, Alamo, and Europcar

Car rental desks

Most are located in the baggage claim area.

Services and Facilities

You’ll find several cafés, bars, snack kiosks, restaurants, and a pub. For shopping, try one of the many stores and a duty-free outlet that’s available to passengers leaving the EU. There are also ATMs, baby changing rooms, a pharmacy, a hairdresser, and places of worship for different denominations. The luggage storage service is in the shopping area of Pier A. The airport is well-equipped for travelers with reduced mobility, and it also provides special assistance, but you should contact your airline at least 48 hours before you arrive if you’d like this service. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

Shell, located at Leopoldlaan 23, is right next to the airport and can be reached in about two minutes. There are many other gas stations near the airport and in Brussels.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Amsterdam (201 km / 125 mi)
  • Paris (321 km / 199 mi)
  • Charleroi (70 km / 43 mi)
  • Zürich (652 km / 405 mi)
  • Luxembourg (192 km / 119 mi)
  • Hamburg (602 km / 374 mi)

Airport info

Rating
7.7
  • Getting to the airport 7.3
  • Departure and check-in 7.7
  • Terminal facilities 7.3
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.7
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.6
  • Lounge 5.3

Brussels Airport (BRU)

  • IATA: BRU
  • ICAO: EBBR
  • Airport name: Brussels Airport (BRU)
  • Airport type: Public / Joint Civil / Military
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 56 m / 184 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 237,888
  • Passengers (per year): 24,783,911
  • Distance from City: 7.5 miles / 12 km NE of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +32 (0) 900 70 000
  • Email: info@brusselairport.be

Top 7 Locations near Brussels Airport

40.2 km / 25.0 miles away
42.5 km / 26.4 miles away
42.6 km / 26.5 miles away
49.0 km / 30.5 miles away
81.1 km / 50.4 miles away

When are car rental prices cheapest at Brussels Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Brussels Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Brussels Airport
$43.19
January
$64.74
February
$78.17
March
$65.86
April
$65.04
May
$63.61
June
$57.50
July
$85.72
August
September
October
November
$50.33
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Brussels Airport is January when prices for an Economy class start from $43.19. You can see that this is 32% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 50% cheaper than renting a car in August (when rental prices start at $85.72 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Brussels Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in November the average rental period is 9 days, while in May, the average rental period is only 6 days.
Average Rental Length at Brussels Airport
7
January
7
February
8
March
7
April
6
May
8
June
8
July
7
August
8
September
7
October
9
November
7
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Brussels Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Brussels Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in September.
Brussels Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
102%
January
87%
February
83%
March
110%
April
107%
May
97%
June
124%
July
113%
August
79%
September
99%
October
102%
November
95%
December

Top 7 Suppliers for Brussels Airport in 2019

National
National
Exceptional 9.2
003212390959
ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR, BRUSSELS AIRPORT
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.9
0032 70 225 800
Leopoldlaan, 1934 Zaventem
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
003212390959
BRUSSELS AIRPORT,
Keddy
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+3227210592
NATIONAL AIRPORT
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.4
+3227210592
NATIONAL AIRPORT
Interrent
Interrent
Very good 7.7
003227210408
National Airport - Arrival Hall
Alamo
Alamo
Very good 7.2
003212390959
ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR, BRUSSELS AIRPORT

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