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Cheap Flights to Brussels International Airport

Brussels International Airport (BRU) is one of the busiest airports in Europe, with flights to and from hundreds of destinations throughout Europe, North America, Asia, and the Middle East. It is located about 12km from Brussels, the capital city of Belgium. 

The best time to book a flight to Brussels is during the months of March to May, or September to October. Peak tourist season is from June to August due to the warm weather, which leads to rising flight and hotel prices and crowds at the major attractions. By booking a flight during the "shoulder season" (on either side of peak tourist times), you can be sure you're getting the best deal possible! You can even use Skyscanner's cheapest month search to find the cheapest flights from Canada to Belgium year-round, or set up a price alert so you never miss a great deal!

Getting to Brussels International Airport

BRU is a large international airport with routes from almost all major international airlines. It is a hub for Brussels Airlines and TUI fly Belgium, but also offers flights through Air Canada, Air Transat, British Airways, and many more. With so many options, it's easy to find a cheap flight to Brussels!

Canadians can fly directly to Brussels International Airport from Toronto (YYZ) or Montreal (YUL) through Brussels Airlines, Air Canada, or Air Transat. If you don't mind a short layover, you can also route through Paris (CDG), Amsterdam (AMS), Frankfurt (FRA), or London (LHR) on a wide variety of international airlines.

Canadians can visit Belgium for up to 90 days without requiring a visa. Belgium is a Schengen area country, so you are also free to move between other Schengen countries during your 90-day stay. To avoid any issues at the airport, be sure to confirm that your passport is valid for at least 30 days longer than you plan on staying in Europe. 

Brussels International Airport Facilities

BRU is a modern airport with many amenities to make your trip as comfortable as possible. Free wi-fi is unlimited for all passengers, and there are many charging stations available for your devices. There are 4 premium lounges in the airport (two in Terminal A and two in Terminal B). The Diamond Lounges can be entered regardless of your flight class, as long as you are willing to pay the $40 entry fee at the door. There are a wide variety of shopping and dining options, including a duty-free shop in the Pier A shopping area. The Information Desk is located in the Arrivals Hall near the entrance to the airport.

What to Do in Brussels

Brussels is known by many as the charming, multicultural capital of the European Union. Whether you are visiting for a day, a week, or a month, you should definitely check out our local's guide to Brussels to make the most of your trip! There is so much to see in this city that it will be nearly impossible to catch it all. Some of the city's most famous attractions include:

  • The Grand Place, the city's main square and market, which is surrounded by elegant historic buildings dating back to the 1300s.
  • The Atomium, a massive atom-shaped building that was the site of the 1958 world fair. Today, it is an excellent museum with stainless steel particles connected by escalators and stunning views over the city.
  • Mini-Europe, a quirky miniature museum and park dedicated to Europe's most famous landmarks, which are reconstructed at 1:25 scale. Exhibits include a mini Eiffel Tower, mini Big Ben, and more!

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