Brussels, Belgium Travel Guide Last Updated: Jan 2022

With one of the most beautiful central squares in all of Europe, Brussels is not an obvious tourist destination otherwise. This is where Europe does most of its bureaucratic business so most of the city is built for government workers and business people.

Why Visit Brussels

Brussels Facts

Population 1,100,000
Area 1,900,000
Timezone UTC+1
Currency Euro
Airports Brussels Airport (BRU)

Things To Do In Brussels

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN Brussels

Budget breakfastOften breakfast is included with a room or bed. If not there are neighborhood cafes in most tourist areas.$3.96 - $6.93
Budget lunchFinding cheap meals in Brussels can be challenging in some areas.$5.94 - $9.90
Budget dinnerRestaurants near the main square can be expensive, so walk a couple blocks for better value.$7.92 - $14.85
Beer (pint)Most beer is served in bottles, and there are many dozens to choose from. Lagers can be cheap while monk brews are expensive.$3.96 - $7.92
Belgian waffleStreet carts are all over the city center, offering many topping choices.$1.49 - $2.97
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BEST TOURS in Brussels

WHEN TO VISIT Brussels

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January42332.8
February44332.1
March50372.9
April56412.1
May64482.8
June68533.1
July72572.7
August73562.5
September66512.5
October58462.7
November48393.1
December44353.1

Brussels WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar6:44am6:57pm
21 Jun5:29am10:00pm
21 Sep7:27am7:44pm
21 Dec8:43am4:39pm

Where to stay in Brussels

Brussels Hotel Seasons

Brussels Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar29.70 - 55.45
starstarstarstarstar50.50 - 66.34
starstarstarstarstar41.58 - 99.01
starstarstarstarstar70.30 - 119.80
starstarstarstarstar128.71 - 182.18
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Brussels Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed17.82 - 28.71

Getting to Brussels

GETTING AROUND Brussels

Brussels TRANSPORT PRICES

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center35.64 - 40.59
Train from airport to city center8.91 - 14.65
Public bus from airport to city center5.94 - 17.82
3km taxi ride in Brussels8.91 - 9.90
Metro or bus ride in Brussels2.08 - 2.48
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WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER