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How to get around

Public or private transport, on foot, by bike or by boat, here is how you can get around the city and how you can travel the country in no time at all!

By train

The train is the most practical way to get around the country.

SNCB, Belgian National Railway Company

B-Excursions and event tickets

By bike

The Brussels-Capital Region has developed a free and simple bike-hire scheme called Villo!

The Villo! docking stations are dotted around Brussels:

Blue-bike, is a bike-hire scheme for traditional and electric bikes and have docking stations in 39 train stations throughout Belgium:

Specific spots are also available for cyclists:


Pro Vélo

Bienvenue Vélo

Bed and bike

By tram/metro/bus

Every Walloon town has a good bus service, and some have tram and metro links. However, all public transport (trams, buses and the metro) are in service throughout Brussels.

For the metro and the train :

For the bus:

By car/taxi

Taking a taxi and renting a car in Brussels is very straightforward.

Finding your way around by car:




Hiring a car:



Rent a car

Finding a taxi in Wallonia and Brussels:

Brussels Taxi

Bruxelles Mobilité/Taxi

Mobilité Wallonie/Taxi

By boat

Brussels has a port, of which 70% of its traffic is international. Contact details:

• Place des Armateurs 6, 1000 Bruxelles

• Tél. : (+32.2) 420.67.00

• Fax : (+32.2) 420.69.74

• E-mail :

Information on ports and waterways in Wallonia are available on:

Direction de la Promotion des Voies Navigables et de l'Intermodalité