The Office in Brussels is located in Rue du Trône, 62, occupying the top three floors of the building. The CSIC Office is in the eight floor.
From the Zaventem Airport to the city centre and the Office you may travel by train, bus or taxi. From the Charleroi Airport in bus, train or taxi (the last two are not recommended due to the time needed and the price, respectively).
Tel.: +32 2 289 2562
Fax.: +32 2 289 2565
Monday-Thursday: 9:00 – 18:00
Friday: 9:00 – 15:00
Rue du Trône, 62
The most comfortable way to reach the Office is the number 12 bus (express). The stop is in the ground floor, going down one level using the mechanical stairs from the Arrivals terminal. Exit the bus at the last stop – Place Luxembourg. The map shows indications on how to go from the bus stop to the Office. . Click here for the timetables of line 12. The first bus departs at 05:40 from the airport and the last one at 19:50. From 20:00, this route is covered by line 21. The duration of the journey is 45 minutes and the frequency of the service is 20 minutes, except on Saturday, Sunday, bank holidays and from 20:00 on working days. The price of the ticket is 6€ at the bus and 4.5€ at the ticket machine in the bus stop.
To go directly to the city centre, it is better to use the train, which has three stops in the city: Bruxelles Nord, Gare Central and Gare du Midi. From any of these stops you may reach the Office by changing in underground stations. The closest underground station is Trône. Click here for the underground map. The train ticket is 8.70€ and may be purchased at the airport station.
The taxi stop is at the arrivals terminal. The journey from the airport to the city centre is between 40 and 45€. It is important to know that taxis in Brussels cannot be stopped in the street; you must go to the taxi stop (Place Luxembourg is the closest one to the Office) or order it by phone (Taxi Vertes is the most important station: +32 2 349 49 49).
Every half and hour to Gare du Midi. Price per journey 14€. Tickets may be purchased outside the airport terminal.
Trains are not recommended, since a local bus is required (around 20 minutes) to reach the Charleroi station, from which you can take a train to Brussels.
Taxis are not recommended, unless needed, due to the high cost of the journey (around 100€).