Flights from Edinburgh to Brussels

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Favourite airline: British Airways
58 % of flights booked on the route from Edinburgh to Brussels are booked with British Airways, Aer Lingus and Brussels Airlines.
British Airways
26 %
Aer Lingus
21 %
Brussels Airlines
11 %
Direct flights are cheaper
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are £27.00 cheaper on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
01h 35min
09h 50min
Favourite connection: via London Heathrow
Stopover flights on this route are especially popular via London Heathrow, making up 40 % of bookings.
1 stopover London Heathrow
03h 40min, from £183
40 %
1 stopover Zurich (Zürich)-Kloten
07h 45min, from £260
30 %
Direct flights
01h 35min, from £128
20 %

Useful information about the flight from Edinburgh to Brussels

Brussels culinary delights

Home to the European Union, Brussels has a friendly buzz and a thriving café and culture scene. No too big, it is also a good city to navigate. Although it's not as full of tourists as neighbouring Bruges, it's a very attractive, old city with lots to see.

When to plan a Brussels city trip

When considering weather, remember this is northern Europe, so stick to May to October for good weather. In May the "Fête de l'Iris" has free live music, street art and street food. The first Thursday in July and previous Tuesday sees the "Ommegang", a medieval pageant. The end of August/beginning of September is the athletics event "Memorial Van Damme".

A few basic facts

English is widely spoken and food is slightly cheaper in Brussels, as is eating out. A basic meal is around 6EUR, and a main meal in a restaurant: approx. 13EUR. The beer in Belgium is famous, and is roughly 4EUR and soft drinks are 2EUR. Food is good, try the Brussels waffles and the Moules Frites (mussels with chips). Visit "Galeries Saint Hubert - Sint Hubertusgalerijen", a shopping centre built in 1847 - the first ever.

Getting there

The trip from the airport to central Brussels by train is about 8.50EUR, and takes around 15-20 minutes. The bus shuttle "Airport Line" operated by STIB/MIVB, costs approx. 6 EUR if you pay in the bus, and ca. 4.50EUR in advance, and takes 30 minutes. Taxis are around 35-45EUR and take about 40 minutes into the city centre.

Travellers' hostels will cost about 19 EUR/night, a 3* hotel costs from 55EUR per person per night. A holiday rental costs from about 70EUR.

Public transport is operated by the STIB/MIVB and there's Metro, Premetro (tram - partly underground), trams and buses. Get a rechargeable MOBIB card. a single trip "JUMP", valid for 60 minutes with changes, is about 2.10EUR, whereas paid for on the vehicle it will be 2.50EUR. 5 trips are around 8EUR, 10-trips 14EUR; a one day travelcard 7.50EUR, a 2 day ticket 14EUR apprx; and 3 days about 18EUR. Taxis are about 8-10EUR for the first 3 km, and about 1.80EUR per km after this. Bike hire is available for ca. 1.60EUR per day (first 30 minutes are free), one week costs around 7.60EUR. However, many top attractions are easily reachable on foot as the city is not large.

Flight information Edinburgh - Brussels
Flight details Edinburgh - Brussels
  • Flight duration: min. 01:35 / max. 01:35
  • Distance: 766 km
  • Flights per week: 14
  • Return flight duration: min. 01:40 / max. 01:40
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