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Brussels airport taxis among most expensive in Europe

22:04 01/08/2018

Brussels is the sixth most expensive city in Europe to catch a taxi from the airport to the city centre, according to a new ranking compiled by a Dutch travel website.

The Airport Taxi Report, published by Vliegveldinfo.nl, found an average taxi ride from Zaventem to downtown Brussels costs €45. The European average was €40. The Stib airport bus costs €4.50.

On a cost per kilometre basis, only five cities were more expensive than Brussels: Geneva fared the worst on €5.67 per kilometre, followed by Zurich, Copenhagen, Nice and Düsseldorf.

According to the study, which compares taxi fares in 50 major European cities with airports, passengers should expect to pay between €3 and €5 per kilometre to get into the city after landing.

London airport taxi fares were particularly high because of how distant they are from the city centre, with the closest - Heathrow - costing €79.

Photo: Eric Lalmand/Belga

Written by The Bulletin

Comments

paradox

The prices are too high, people can't afford a taxis anymore.....this is why UBER is here, if the taxis drivers are unhappy with UBER then all they have to do is to lower their prices. Simple Solution

Sep 23, 2018 13:26