Dates & Hours

The 98th edition of the 2020 Brussels Motor Show takes place from 10 until 19 January 2020. The Expo is open from 10h30 until 19h00 but there are 3 late night openings until 22h00. There are special tickets for the Opening Night and Dream Cars. On Tuesday 14, Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 januari you can come to the Expo with a discounted midweek ticket. So, plan your visit well to get the most out of your time at the Brussels Motor Show.

 

Fri10Jan
-
Sun19Jan
Public days
10:30 - 19:00
Fri10Jan
Mon13Jan
Fri17Jan
The Late Night Openings
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Thu09Jan
Pressday
Only with accreditation
08:00 - 17:00
Thu09Jan
Opening Night
Only with online tickets
18:00 - 24:00
Sun19Jan
Closing of the Motor Show
19:00

Location & accessibility

The Show takes place at Brussels Expo and is easily accessible by car, motorcycle or public transport. International visitors who fly in will also be on site quickly: Zaventem international airport is just 20 minutes from the exhibition halls. There is also adapted access for people with reduced mobility.

Adress : Place de Belgique 1, 1020 Brussels

By car or motorcycle

By car or motorcycle

Brussels Expo has extensive parking for more than 10,000 cars. Car Parks C, M and T are in the immediate vicinity of the exhibition halls. Car Park C is easy to get to with its direct link to the Brussels Ring R0 (Exit 7a – follow the EXPO signs), and there is direct access to the Heysel exhibition halls from it.

You will find six charge points for your electric vehicle in Car Park E (entrance via Avenue de Madrid). Note: The charge points may already be in use by other visitors. We cannot guarantee availability. Reservations are not possible. The carparks B, T, M, located on the opposite side of the Brussels Expo Halls, (“Place de Belgique”) propose extra 2,000 parking spaces.

A ‘car’ parking ticket for Car Parks B, C, T, M, E & Telexpo costs €10.00.

Motorcyclists are also welcome at Car Park C (free for motorcycles). Note: covered Car Park A is no longer available.

Please contact Brussels Expo if you have any questions or comments about the parkings: parking@brussels-expo.be.

Ticket Fastlane Parking C
Thanks to your Ticket Fastlane Parking C, enjoy the priority lanes (follow FASTLANE signs) setup at both entrances of the parking lot C. Your electronic parking ticket is equipped with a QR-code to let you drive through even faster. Should you prefer to purchase your Parking ticket on-site, we strongly recommend to pay by credit card, preferably contactless, to save time (BANCONTACT, VISA, MASTERCARD are accepted) ; cash payment is also accepted.

By train

By train

Brussels Expo is easily accessible by rail. There are high-speed Eurostar trains from London as well as the Thalys service from Paris, Amsterdam and Cologne. Both services stop at Brussels-Midi, from where there are metro lines that take you to the Heysel exhibition halls (see: ‘By metro, tram or bus’).

For timetables and fares for national and international rail services, visit the Eurostar, Thalys and Belgian railways (SNCB/NMBS) websites.

There are also discounted entrance fees if you buy a combined ticket (Show entrance ticket + train + metro). Ask about the B-Excursion tickets, available at all SNCB/NMBS stations.

By metro, tram or bus

By metro, tram or bus

Thanks to an extensive network of tram, bus and metro lines, Brussels Expo can be easily reached from every corner of the city. Buses, trams and metro stops within a 200m radius of Brussels Expo.

The tramline 7 run by the STIB also serves Brussels Expo. Take the tram towards Heysel and get off at the terminus.
Trams 51 & 93 stop at the stade Roi Baudouin. Tram 3 (Esplanade) stops at Avenue de Meysse.

For tram and bus timetables and fares, visit the websites of STIB/MIVB* and De Lijn.

*Note: the routes taken by STIB/MIVB lines 13, 14, 20, 49, 53, 84 (now 83) & 88 have changed since 04/11/2019.

By bicycle

By bicycle

Brussels Expo is easily accessible by bike, being surrounded by numerous cycle paths:

  • Route from Brussels-Central Station: 7.4km – 32min
  • Route from Brussels-Midi Station: 8km – 35min
  • Route from Brussels-North Station: 5km – 23min
  • Route from the Montgomery roundabout: 9.5km – 43min
  • Route from Koekelberg Basilica: 5km – 23 min
  • Route from Vilvoorde centre: 8.2km – 35min

To calculate your route:

www.mappy.be

www.viamichelin.be

Brussels Mobility publishes links to several apps which provides a wide range of useful information for cyclists, and pedestrians too.

Brussels Mobility

By plane

By plane

Brussels International Airport (Zaventem) is approximately 20 minutes from Brussels Expo and is easily accessible by car. You can also take a taxi from the airport straight to Brussels Expo.

For your return to the airport, taxis are available opposite Hall 5 (outside the fence).

Tel: +32 (0)2 349 49 49 or info@taxi.be

There are also trains that run from the airport to the centre of Brussels. In the city centre there are trams, buses, taxis or metro services that you can take to your hotel or to Brussels Expo. The Airport City Express runs four times an hour (between 6 am and midnight) and takes just 15 minutes. For public transport lines, timetables and fares, use the following links: STIB/MIVB & SNCB/NMBS

Useful information for international travellers

You can find tourist information at:

Access for people with reduced mobility

Access for people with reduced mobility

Special access for people with reduced mobility is provided via Car Park C. Lifts and ramps are available in various places and a large number of toilets are also accessible. On the link below, discover the different points at which you can easily access the Brussels Expo facilities.

Service dogs are allowed at the Show.

Wheelchairs are available: 02 658 41 32.

Accommodation options

Accommodation options

IBIS Brussels Expo Atomium

Chaussée Romaine 572 B – 1853 Brussels Belgium

(+32) 2 461 00 21

(+32) 2 461 04 84

H2846@accor.com

More information: http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-2846-ibis-brussels-expo-atomium/index.shtml

Services

A description is given below of all services provided by Brussels Expo during the Show period.

Access & parking

Access & parking

The Show is easily accessible by car, motorcycle or public transport. International visitors who fly in will also be on site quickly: Zaventem international airport is just 20 minutes from the exhibition halls. There is also adapted access for people with reduced mobility. You can find an overview of how to get to the Show here.

Brussels Expo has various car parks with a total capacity of more than 10,000 vehicles. Car Parks C, M and T are located close to the exhibition halls. Car Park C is easily accessible from the Brussels Ring (R0) (Exit 7a – follow the EXPO signs), and there is direct access to the Show from it via a pedestrian bridge over Chaussée Romaine. The carparks B, T, M, located on the opposite side of the Brussels Expo Halls, (“Place de Belgique”) propose extra 2,000 parking spaces.

A parking ticket for Car Park B, C, T, M or E costs €10.00.

Motorcyclists can also park in Car Park C (free for motorcycles). Note: covered Car Park A is no longer available.

You will find six charge points for your electric vehicle in Car Park E (entrance via Avenue de Madrid). Note: The charge points may already be in use by other visitors. We cannot guarantee availability. Reservations are not possible.

Please contact Brussels Expo if you have any questions or comments about the parkings: parking@brussels-expo.be.

Ticket Fastlane Parking C
Thanks to your Ticket Fastlane Parking C, enjoy the priority lanes (follow FASTLANE signs) setup at both entrances of the parking lot C. Your electronic parking ticket is equipped with a QR-code to let you drive through even faster. Should you prefer to purchase your Parking ticket on-site, we strongly recommend to pay by credit card, preferably contactless, to save time (BANCONTACT, VISA, MASTERCARD are accepted) ; cash payment is also accepted.

Information points

Information points

The Show secretariat is located at the main entrance of Hall 5 (on the Atomium side). The secretariat is open during Show opening hours.

There is an information desk in the reception hall (coming from Car Park C). Among other things, you can obtain the official Show catalogue free of charge at this desk, as well as a map showing the layout of the halls and the exact location of the exhibitors’ stands. Show maps are also available in displays at various places in the halls.

The Press Service is located in the Astrid Hall (near the walkway, on the right-hand side coming from Car Park C).

Motor Show information line: +32 (0)2 778 64 00

Cloakroom

Cloakroom

There are two cloakrooms available. There is a cloakroom in the Astrid Hall, the large entrance hall on the way in from Car Park C, and another at the entrance of Hall 3, on the public transport side. 3€ apiece.

Toilets

Toilets

Public toilets are available in all exhibition halls apart from the Patio. See the map for the exact location of the different toilets.

First aid station and police

First aid station and police

You can seek assistance at the first aid station during Show opening hours. It is located at the entrance on Chaussée Romaine (fence G).

The police station is located outside the exhibition halls, more specifically by the side of Hall 2 at Entrance A’ as you come from the metro and bus station.

Cash machines

Cash machines

Two cash machines are available on the Brussels Expo site.

The first is inside the Astrid Hall (near the walkway, on the right-hand side coming from Car Park C).

There is a second cash machine outside the exhibition halls, more specifically by the side of Hall 2 at Entrance A’ as you come from the metro and bus station.

Note: Once you have arrived at the Show, it is not possible to withdraw money outside and then get back in with the same entrance ticket.

Food and drink

Food and drink

Brussels Expo has various food and drink outlets, ranging from coffee bars to beer bars and from simple sandwich and snack bars to restaurants offering full meals. Italian, Asian, Japanese, … there’s something for everyone.

Discover the different food and drink options at the Show here.

Access for people with reduced mobility

Access for people with reduced mobility

Special access for people with reduced mobility is provided via Car Park C. Lifts and ramps are available in various places and a large number of toilets are also accessible. On the link below, discover the different points at which you can easily access the Brussels Expo facilities.

Service dogs are allowed at the Show.

Wheelchairs are available: 02 658 41 32.

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