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Car Rental at Brussels Airport

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Brussels Airport, Brussels, Belgium
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
VOLKSWAGEN UP or similar
VOLKSWAGEN UP
  • 5
  • 1
  • 2
  • Man.
Alamo
$36.88 per day
Economy
Peugeot 208 or similar
Peugeot 208
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$37.59 per day
Compact
MINI or similar
MINI
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
$40.12 per day
Intermediate
Audi A3 or similar
Audi A3
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
$55.24 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Mini Elite
Fiat 500 or similar
Fiat 500
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$57.91 / per day
Minivan
Renault Grand Scenic or similar
Renault Grand Scenic
  • 4x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Avis
$105.75 / per day
Full-size
BMW X1 or similar
BMW X1
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
$51.42 / per day
Premium
BMW 5 series or similar
BMW 5 series
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
$65.09 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 02:00 on 2022-01-24. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
Dutch,
French
Currency
EUR
Country code
32
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
90 km/h
56 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
9.0
Brussels Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Get your rental car at Brussels Airport! Then drive to the city center, find a good parking spot, and start walking! Visit the city’s main square, Grand Place, take in the Art Deco and Art Nouveau architecture, impressive buildings like the Palais de Justice, and churches like the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Then drive to Ixelles/Elsene where you can hang out in cozy bookshops and cafés and enjoy a meal in a wide variety of ethnic restaurants.

In Brussels, there are museums devoted to all kinds of subjects—check out the metro station art exhibits and more traditional venues like the Royal Museum of Art and History, the Natural Sciences Museum of Belgium, and the Royal Museum for Central Africa. Try famous Belgian specialties like chocolate, fries, mussels, beer, and waffles. You’ll also find a great choice of wine bars, fancy restaurants, and delicious street food.

Brussels is a great place to visit, but the surrounding region has even more to offer. With a longer term car rental you can explore the rest of Belgium or head to nearby Amsterdam or Paris. Picking up your rental car at Brussels Airport and dropping it off at a different location is easy. Start planning your vacation today!

Brussels Airport is also known as Aéroport de Bruxelles-National, Luchthaven Brussel-Nationaal, and Zaventem.

Top international routes

  • Barcelona
  • Madrid
  • Rome
  • Berlin
  • Lisbon
  • London

Main airlines

Brussels Airlines, TUI fly Belgium, Ryanair, Alitalia, Air Arabia Maroc, and easyJet

Terminals

Brussels Airport's single terminal building is divided into Pier A, which serves flights to and from Schengen countries, and also Brussels Airlines flights to and from Africa, and Pier B, which handles flights outside the Schengen Area. You can easily walk between the two piers.

Location

Brussels airport is about 12 km (7.5 mi) northeast of downtown Brussels. Léopold III Laan, Houtweg, Rue Laurent Vandenhoven, Rue Stroobants, and Rampe du Lion are the main streets connecting the airport to the city.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Station wagons - from $63 per day
  • Large cars - from $60 per day
  • Medium cars - from $46 per day
  • Vans - from $96 per day
  • Premium cars - from $108 per day
  • Small cars - from $41 per day

Car rental desks

All car rental desks are usually located in the arrivals hall but are currently located in the parking lot due to COVID-19.

Services and facilities

You’ll find several cafés, bars, snack kiosks, restaurants, and a pub. For shopping, try one of the many stores and a duty-free outlet that’s available to passengers leaving the EU. There are also ATMs, baby changing rooms, a pharmacy, a hairdresser, and places of worship for different denominations. The luggage storage service is in the shopping area of Pier A. The airport is well-equipped for travelers with reduced mobility, and it also provides special assistance, but you should contact your airline at least 48 hours before you arrive if you’d like this service. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

Shell, located at Leopoldlaan 23, is right next to the airport and can be reached in about two minutes. There are many other gas stations near the airport and in Brussels.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Amsterdam (201 km / 125 mi)
  • Paris (321 km / 199 mi)
  • Charleroi (70 km / 43 mi)
  • Zürich (652 km / 405 mi)
  • Luxembourg (192 km / 119 mi)
  • Hamburg (602 km / 374 mi)

Airport info

Rating
7.7
  • Getting to the airport 7.3
  • Departure and check-in 7.7
  • Terminal facilities 7.3
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.7
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.6
  • Lounge 5.3

Brussels Airport (BRU)

  • IATA: BRU
  • ICAO: EBBR
  • Name: Brussels Airport (BRU)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 237,888
  • Passengers (per year): 24,783,911
  • Distance from City: 7.5 miles / 12 km NE of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +32 (0) 900 70 000
  • Email: info@brusselairport.be

Top 8 Locations near Brussels Airport

  1. 1.1 km / 0.7 miles away
  2. 41.1 km / 25.6 miles away
  3. 41.9 km / 26.0 miles away
  4. 43.5 km / 27.0 miles away
  5. 48.7 km / 30.2 miles away
  6. Car Rental in Namur East from $23.33 per day
    55.7 km / 34.6 miles away
  7. Car Rental at Liège Airport from $34.44 per day
    81.7 km / 50.7 miles away
  8. 110.1 km / 68.4 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at Brussels Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Brussels Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Brussels Airport
$42.76
January
$64.09
February
$77.39
March
$65.21
April
$64.40
May
$62.98
June
$56.93
July
$84.87
August
$73.38
September
$39.49
October
$47.12
November
$49.83
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Brussels Airport is October when prices for an Economy class start from $39.49. You can see that this is 35% cheaper than the yearly average and 53% cheaper than renting a car in August (when rental prices start at $84.87 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Brussels Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in November the average rental period is 10 days, while in January, the average rental period is only 7 days.
Average Rental Length
7
January
7
February
8
March
8
April
8
May
8
June
8
July
7
August
7
September
7
October
10
November
9
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Brussels Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Brussels Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in March.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
102%
January
87%
February
83%
March
93%
April
101%
May
97%
June
124%
July
114%
August
92%
September
111%
October
102%
November
95%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Alamo Ford Fiesta 5 1 Small cars
Alamo Opel Astra 5 2 Medium cars
Keddy Peugeot 208 4 1 Small cars
SIXT Audi A1 Aut. 4 1 Medium cars
Hertz Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
Avis VW Polo 4 2 Small cars
Hertz Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
Alamo VOLKSWAGEN UP 2 1 Small cars
Avis Renault Clio 4 2 Small cars
SIXT Audi A1 4 1 Medium cars

Our Customers Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

Canada
BMW X1
December 8, 2021
My trip was point to point Roselare to Schiphol
Spain
Ford Fiesta
January 8, 2020
we didnt stay in brussel, we went to the netherlands
Belgium
Renault Clio
December 16, 2019
Very easy at the airport
South Africa
VW Golf
July 27, 2018
As Above

Top 11 Suppliers at Brussels Airport in 2022

National
National
Exceptional 9.2
+3212390959
ENTERPRISE RENT A CAR, BRUSSELS AIRPORT
SIXT
Excellent 8.9
+3270225800
Leopoldlaan, 1934 Zaventem
$39 - $169
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
+3212390959
Brussels Airport Leopoldlaan, 1930 Zaventem
$39 - $209
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+3227210592
National Airport Arrival Hall - Box/Bus 88, 1930 Zaventem
$38 - $65
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-16:00
Sun:10:00-18:00
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+3227200944
Brussel airport Arrival Hall, 1930 Zaventem
$41 - $106
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:09:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
Alamo
Excellent 8.5
+3212390959
Enterprise Rent A Car
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:00
Tue:09:00-17:00
Wed:09:00-17:00
Thu:09:00-17:00
Fri:09:00-17:00
Sat:09:00-17:00
Sun:09:00-17:00
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
3227200944
Arrival Hall Brussels Airport
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:09:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
Dollar
Dollar
Excellent 8.5
+3227206044
Brussels airport (BRU), Leopoldlaan, 1930 Zaventem, Belgium
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:07:00-22:00
Europcar
Excellent 8.4
+3227210592
NATIONAL AIRPORT
$45 - $83
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-16:00
Sun:10:00-18:00
Interrent
Very good 7.7
+3227210408
National Airport - Arrival Hall
Alamo
Very good 7.2
+3212390959
Luchthaven Brussel-Nationaal 12, 1930 Zaventem
$37 - $197
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