Many airlines offer cheap flights to Brussels. Brussels Airport is also known as Zaventem or Brussels National. Brussels South Charleroi Airport hosts airlines such as Ryanair and Wizzair. This airport is located south of Brussels and is about one hour away from the city centre. A shuttle bus service runs from South Charleroi every 30 minutes, it is best to purchase a ticket for this service online as waiting in a queue to purchase a ticket could take at least 40 minutes. A TEC bus service is also available to transport passengers of Charleroi to a train station.
A train service runs every 15 minutes from the airport to Brussels. Buses 12 and 21 also provide transport from the airport every 20 to 30 minutes. Brussels has three train stations, namely: Midi-Zuid, Central-Centraal and Nord-Noord. High speed trains such as Thalys and the ICE only stop at Midi-Zuid and connect Brussels with Cologne, Paris and Amsterdam. If travelling by bus you will be able to use Eurolines, De Lijn and TEC. The city also offers affordable short-term Villo rentals and bike tours, which allow you to discover the city in four hours. Flights to Brussels are affordable and worth the purchase.
The most popular landmarks, such as the Grand Place-Grote Markt, the Atomium and Palais de Justice provide great insight and background to the architecture and history of Brussels. Musees Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire and Musees Royaux des Beaux Arts de Belgique are home to both historical and modern art. Musees Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, founded in 1835, hosts objects and art collections from different civilizations all over the world. The Musee Magritte Museum is dedicated to the life of Rene Magritte and holds a collection of more than 200 of Magritte's works. There are many tours and cinemas available where tourists can experience different things such as French films and fine architecture.
Brussels flights will allow you to experience Belgium, the home of chocolate. Leonidas, Neuhaus and Marcolini are among the places you can search for high quality Belgian chocolate. Shopping markets such as Marche aux Puces and shopping centres like Galeries Saint Hubert-Sint Hubertusgalerijen are where you will likely find almost anything. Bars and Nightclubs provide extraordinary entertainment; some of these places include the Crystal lounge, the Fuse and Recyclart. Airfare to Brussels, Belgium is affordable and well worth the purchase when considering the sites, shopping and historic experience.