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train or tram from eurostar to grand place ??

what is the best way to get to grand place once we have arrived of the eurostar from london??

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1. Re: train or tram from eurostar to grand place ??

< what is the best way to get to grand place once we have arrived of the eurostar from london? >

You can use your Eurostar ticket to travel from Brussels Midi (where Eurostar arrives) to Brussels Central station on a local train. It takes about 3 minutes. The Grand-Place is 5 minutes' walk from Central station.

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thanks for your reply, we are staying on the rue auguste which is just off the grand place so is central station ok for this ?? someone has said the la bourse ?

many thanks

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3. Re: train or tram from eurostar to grand place ??

There is no rue Auguste "just off the Grand' Place" or anywhere else in Brussels. I imagine you mean rue A(uguste) ORTS (first name-SURNAME), which is opposite the Bourse and not far from the Grand' Place, although hardly "off" it - it is "off" Boulevard Anspach. Rue Orts - which is how it is listed in the local "A-Z" - happens to be where the Marriott Hotel is located.

If this is what you mean, then indeed the metro (underground tram, line 3/4) from Midi to Bourse would be a lot more direct than the train to Gare centrale, as the Marriott is virtually on top of Bourse metro station. At Midi, you would follow M signs to the metro, go down the escalator, purchase tickets (€2) from ticket office or machines, and then follow signs to the trams, direction Gare du Nord, and travel 3 stops to Bourse.

It is possible that you might mean rue des Augustins, which is just off Place de Brouckère (next stop on line 3/4 after Bourse). There are 2 hotels nearby, the Astrid and the Novotel, that you would reach by walking down rue des Augustins from Place de Brouckère, but I think this is less likely as neither hotel actually has this street as its address.

I have to say, if you don't give people accurate information, you won't get an accurate reply (you didn't want to go to the Grand' Place at all: why not just say which hotel in future?). Asking how to get to rue Auguste is a bit like looking for flights to/from John Airport....

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thank you colin 56 for your reply.. and so sorry qaminari that i dont know what im talking about !!!!! any need for such a rude reply? you shouldnt have bothered with the reply if you where going to be so rude ......

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Q has a very legit point, if the poster asks the full question and gives correct info, it is much easier to help, which is what we all want to do and what Q did.

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6. Re: train or tram from eurostar to grand place ??

If it helps decide, Eurostar tickets from London to Brussels are automatically valid on local trains between Midi and Central (and for that matter Nord) in Brussels. So no extra cost!

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