Where to find us

The office is situated alongside the Parc du Cinquantenaire / Jubelpark in the European quarter of Brussels.

It is less than 10 minutes' walk from both the Schuman and Merode metro stations (metro lines 1 and 5), and a short distance from the Gaulois bus stop (bus routes 27 and 80).

More about public transport in Brussels

How to get there


By train

Brussels is well connected to the rail network, with most international trains arriving at the Gare du Midi / Zuidstation. 

Thalys trains link Brussels to Paris in just over 1 hour 30 minutes, and Eurostar services to and from London take around 2 hours. There is also a direct train to and from Strasbourg, which takes around 3 hours 30 minutes.

The office is easily reachable from the Gare du Midi / Zuidstation by bus, metro or taxi.


By plane

Brussels Airport

Belgium's main international airport is at Zaventem, 15 kilometres to the north east of the city.

A fast train connection links the airport with the Schuman train and metro stations. Further information is available from Belgian Railways.

You can also take bus number 12 - known as the Airport Line - from the airport to the Schuman roundabout. This is a slightly cheaper option, and the journey takes around half an hour.


Brussels South Charleroi Airport

A number of budget airlines fly to Charleroi, 70 kilometres to the south of Brussels.

Shuttle buses run from the airport to the Gare du Midi / Zuidstation every 30 minutes. The journey takes around 55 minutes.


By taxi

A taxi to the office from Zaventem airport should cost around €40 - €45. From the Gare du Midi, a taxi should cost around €30 - €40.


The office has a large conference room, with multimedia facilities, which can accomodate up to 50 people. There is also a sizeable open plan reception area.



Please contact us for information on where to stay and negotiated rates with hotels in the area.

Visiting groups

We regularly give presentations on the role of the Council of Europe and the Brussels office to groups of visitors from across Europe and beyond. Get in touch for further details.