Public Transport



You can find detailed information about train transport in Belgium on the Belgian rail website (including timetables, prices, domestic connections and international rail links).




The bus is a convenient means of travel and the network covers a wide area not served by other forms of public transport. The bus routes in Belgium are handled by 3 different companies: De Lijn (in Flanders), TEC (in Wallonia) and STIB (in the Brussels Region).

Tram - metro

Tram and metro are the ideal way of getting around city. They encounter little or no hindrance from other forms of traffic and bring you safely and quickly to numerous destinations in the city. You can travel by tram in the cities of Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent and Charleroi. You can also travel along the entire Belgian coast by tram.

The metro is currently only available in Brussels. The metro, like the bus and tram services in the Brussels region, is part of the STIB network.



Taxis are primarily run by private companies but are governed by standard regulations. Taxi companies can fix their own rates within the maximum rates prescribed by law.

You can find a comprehensive overview of the taxi service in Brussels on the Brussels Mobility service. In other parts of the country, the companies may have different methods of operating.