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1. Arrival to Brussels and departure from Brussels Airport (Zaventem)

2. Hotels in Brussels

3. Getting around in Brussels

4. Event’s venue

5. Weather in Brussels

6. Activities in Brussels

7. Other information

 

1. Arrival to Brussels and departure from Brussels Airport (Zaventem)

You can check information regarding your flight or any other practical information regarding arrival or departure on the website of the airport.https://www.brusselsairport.be/

By train:

By bus:

  • STIB/ MIVB http://www.stib-mivb.be/index.htm?l=en
  • For planning your trip, real time information and buying tickets, download the STIB MIVB App from Apple Store or Google Play Store.
  • A direct bus line (Bus 12) connects the Brussels Airport (Zaventem) with the EU Quarter (Schuman).
  • Frequency of the ride: every 15-20 minutes but it differs from day to day and hour. Check your app for a precise estimation of the time.
  • Duration of the ride: 30 minutes
  • Price: For 1 journey (purchased outside vehicle): 4,50 €
  • For 1 journey (purchased inside vehicle): 6,00 €

By taxi:

  • Taxis are available in front of the arrival.
  • Duration of the ride: the time needed from the EU Quarter (Schuman) to the Brussels Airport can differ on the traffic conditions. It takes in light traffic conditions around 18 minutes.
  • Price: A taxi from the airport to the centre of Brussels costs around 45 €.
  • More info on leaving/ or arriving to/from the Brussels Airport by taxi you can find on the website of the Brussels Airport: https://www.brusselsairport.be/en/passengers/access-parking/taxi-and-limousine-services

2. Hotels in Brussels

In this attachment here you may find some suggestions for hotels nearby the venue. You are welcome though to book any hotel of your preference in Brussels and Cedefop will reimburse you with the maximum amount stated in your invitation.

Enjoy your stay in Brussels!

3. Getting around in Brussels

By taxi:

  1. You can find contact details of taxi companies and more info on taxis services in Brussels here: https://mobilite-mobiliteit.brussels/fr/taxis-a-bruxelles
  2. You can find a list and a map of taxi stands: https://www.brussels.be/taxi

By metro/ bus/ tram:

Other means of transportation (Apps):

4. Event’s venue

  • The event will be hosted at the Premises of the Permanent representation of Romania to the Council of the EU, Avenue de Cortenbergh 107, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Access to the Building: Requires an identity document, passport or ID card. Please make sure you bring it with you!

How to arrive to the event’s venue

  • From Schuman Roundabout to the Permanent Representation of Romanian to the EU you will need to walk some 600 meters along the Avenue de Cortenbergh, which will take you approximately 8 minutes.

5. Weather in Brussels

6. Activities in Brussels

7. Other information

Time

  • Belgium is 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT +1).

Language

  • Belgium has three official languages Dutch, French and German. The Brussels Capital Region is a bilingual region where both French and Dutch languages are used, but English is widely spoken due to its international community.

Emergency numbers

112 - European emergency call

  • The European emergency telephone number is 112, which you can use in the member states of the European Union in case you need urgent help from a fire brigade, a medical team or the police.

100 - Fire brigades and ambulance

101 - Federal police