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Questions tagged [bru]

Brussels Airport (BRU) in Belgium.

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Are 7 hours enough time to leave the Brussels airport and go to the city center?

I have a seven hour layover at Brussels airport, and I'd like to know whether there is enough time to leave the airport and go into the Brussels city center for a beer or a meal? If so, what ...
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Are there microwaves to heat baby food at Brussels airport?

I've a friend traveling with kids, passing through Brussels. He will need to feed a baby and was wondering if there was any facility to warm up his food at Zaventem. @chx answer is very helpful, but ...
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How much time should I account for security in Brussels airport?

I flew from Brussels aiport, a couple of months ago, after the explosions. Back then security had more layers and part of it was setup outside. I went 3 hours in advance (relating to flight time) to ...
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Getting between Brussels Midi station and Brussels Airport?

For an upcoming flight, it's looking quite a bit cheaper to take the Eurostar to Brussels, and fly from there, rather than fly direct from the UK as I would normally do. The Eurostar bit I know well, ...
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How do I get from Brussels airport to Ghent when trains are on strike?

I am landing in Brussels later today at 17.35 and was planning to continue by train to Ghent. I just learned that the trains are on strike so this option has disappeared. The strike ends at 22 so ...
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Are security rules, regarding medical exclusions to the liquids rule (100ml or 3-1-1), different at European airports with respect to the USA?

Travelling through Brussels, my saline solution, which is legal for US TSA, was declared illegal by airport security. Are medical exclusions different for USA Travel and Foreign travel?
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Is there a direct train from Brussels Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal?

I need to get from Brussels Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal. I used http://www.thetrainline-europe.com/ which found me some direct trains, but when I click through to book with http://uk.voyages-sncf....
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How fast after the end of a strike does the Belgium railways return to a more or less reliable schedule?

In Belgium the railways strike often. When the unions announce a day of strikes, the strikes usually run from 22.00 pm the previous until 22.00 pm on the day of the strikes. I will be arriving on ...
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Brussels International connection time

Flying from Madrid to New York we have a 1h 50min. Transfer time. Do you think this is enough time? Flight arriving in Brussels at 08:40 and leaving to JFK at 10:30. Both flights with Brussels ...
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Can my wife being Indian National, go out of transit area for some hours without a visa in Schengen Airport?

I'm from México, my wife is from India. We are flying from New Delhi to Brussels and, on a separately-purchased ticket, we are flying to México 16 hours later. Due to difficulty in receiving clear ...
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Are most staff at Brussels airport Dutch or French-speaking?

I'm going to Brussels airport and will require some special assistance in addition to the usual check-in procedures. Knowing both Dutch and French adequately, I'd like to know which language most ...
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Am I entitled to a full refund if I cancel because the airline has announced, but not yet confirmed, my flight might be from a different airport?

I booked a flight from Brussels Airport to Berlin on Friday April 15th. Because of the current situation at Brussels Airport, the airline has announced that most of its flights will instead fly from ...
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Is 1hr 10m enough transfer time in Brussels Airport?

On 30th August this year I will be flying with Brussels Airlines to Venice Marco Polo from Manchester, with a 1hr 10m layover in Brussels. I have never flown alone before and am quite nervous at the ...
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Train tickets from Brussels Airport to Brugges

It is my first question here: I was looking on the Belgian Rail website to get a ticket to Brugge from Brussel-Nat-Luchthaven. I suppose, It is in the airport Well, when I am looking the tickets ...
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Why does Brussels airport not inform passengers about gates details? (until the last moment) [duplicate]

I was at Brussels airport yesterday and was surprised that gates information are not published until (exactly) 15 minutes before boarding time. The panel says Relax, gate info at 16:20 So I went ...
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Transit time for Brussels Airlines from Paris to Mumbai in Brussels

I am flying from Paris to Mumbai, with a transit at Brussels, with Brussels Airlines throughout. I have 60 minutes to get on the next flight at Brussels. Is this sufficient?
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How long will it take to transfer through Brussels Airport?

I am a citizen of the United Kingdom, I will be travelling back from a year in the USA through Brussels back to England. The flight I am considering buying has an hour layover, will an hour be enough ...
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Transit Time in Brussels

My flight from the US is scheduled to arrive in Brussels at 8:45 am and the connecting flight to Amsterdam is at 10:35 am. They are on separate tickets, so I probably need to go through Immigration ...
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Is 2.5 hours enough time to connect in Brussels?

My sons are coming from JFK to Rome via Brussels, arriving at 7:45 am on Friday Aug 25 on Brussels Airlines. Then, they're flying on Ryanair to Rome, departing at 10:10 am. They will need to claim ...
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How to check-in for a Royal Wings flight in Brussels?

My friend is going from London via Brussels to Aqaba (LHR-BRU-AQJ). BRU-AQJ being on a Royal Wings flight. He's going hand-luggage-only. What I wonder is: Can he check in online for Royal Wings ...
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Transit visa for Brussels for Jordanian citizens [duplicate]

I am travelling from UAE to Russia in the coming month. My flight will halt for about 4 hr at Brussels, there I will take another flight to Russia. May I know whether I would require transit Visa-...
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Train to Brussels Airport

We are arriving in Brussels Airport via train scheduled to arrive at 10am and have a flight to the States at 1120, we are US citizens. Will 1 hour be enough time to make our flight?
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Is it possible to go outside during my three-hour transit in Brussels? [duplicate]

My flight from Rwanda to Russia through Brussels. I will have 4 hours transit in Brussels airport. Can I enjoy my connection time outside of the airport till time approaches?
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Lost and found in Brussels airport?

Does Brussels Airport have a lost and found counter? If yes, where can I find it and what's the schedule? I looked it up on their website and only a form is provided.
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What percentage of train connections from Brussels airport do run during national strikes?

Belgium is still a country where the unions are extremely powerful. Even with only 20% of support they are able to put the national railways to a standstill. The majority of people don't strike, so ...
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Can I take knitting needles through security in Zaventem airport?

I know TSA allows knitting needles and many airports in the world follow that. I've heard various conflicting reports on whether they allow knitting needles in carry-on or not. I found a tweet by the ...
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Transiting through Brussels [closed]

I am travelling from India to Jamaica via Brussels and I will get a boarding pass to Brussels. My next connecting flight is Jetairfly. Do I get a new boarding pass from Jetairfly for travelling on? Do ...