Bruxelles Midi, Brussel Zuid, Brussels South...

  Station plan

  Which platform for your train?

  How long to allow for connections in Brussels?

  Short cut from Eurostar to your onward train

  Brussels Midi station facilities, left luggage & places to eat or drink

  Free transfer to Brussels Central for Eurostar & Thalys passengers

  How to walk into central Brussels

  Hotels near the station for an overnight stop

 

On other pages...

  Trains from Brussels to other European cities

  Trains from other European cities to Brussels

  General information for European train travel

  How to buy European train tickets online

Overview...

Station plan...

Which platform for your train?

  The escalators down to the couloir sud...

When changing trains in Brussels from Eurostar onto an onward train to Cologne or Amsterdam, Bruges or Ghent, don't trail after the crowds shuffling slowly to the station exit.  Nip down the escalators marked 'Connections' level with car 11.  This descends to the Couloir Sud passageway between all platforms, a handy short cut to all other platforms...

Update:  This short cut has been closed since Nov 2015 but will reportedly reopen from 8 May 2017...

How long to allow for connections in Brussels? 

Top tip:  Short cut from Eurostar to other platforms...

Station facilitiesMinimarket, left luggage, places to eat & drink...

Free train transfer to Brussels Central or Brussels Luxemburg...

Or walk to Brussels city centre...   Click for walking route map.

The station in photos...

Brussels Midi concourse

The main concourse (couloir principal) at Brussels midi is a somewhat gloomy passageway underneath all the tracks, with escalators & stairs up to each platform.  You can see one set of escalators up to a pair of platforms in this photo, and the main departure board.

 

The international ticket office, near platform 3...

 

The staffed left luggage office with locker area behind.

The Brasserie de la Gare...

 

The Brasserie de la Gare, just across the road from the main exit on the platform 1 side of the station...

If you need a hotel...


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