The platform for Belgium's international community

Search form

menu menu
  • Daily & Weekly newsletters
  • Buy & download The Bulletin
  • Comment on our articles

Stib simplifies airport bus line 12

09:20 02/09/2019

Public transport operator Stib has simplified its bus route to Brussels Airport, as part of an overhaul of several bus lines that took effect this weekend.

Until now, passengers heading to the airport faced confusion between line 12 - which only ran during weekday daytimes - and line 21, which only served the airport at evenings and weekends.

Since Saturday, the airport will exclusively be served by line 12 at all times, and it will follow a more direct route. Bus 21 has been rerouted towards Maes, near Nato and Eurocontrol in Haren.

Several other lines have changed their routes around Evere and Haren - the 45, 64, 65 and 80. All the details can be found on the Stib website.

Regular commuters might find they need to change on to a different bus to complete their journey. Stib staff will be available at several stops to provide information.

"The new bus routes make it easier to get from Haren, Evere and Schaerbeek to the rest of the city," the public transport operator said.

The changes are part of a bigger restructuring of the Stib network, approved in mid-2018, which will gradually be implemented between now and 2022.

Written by The Bulletin


Passive energy

And will that ominous De Lijn bus connection that first makes a touristic roundtrip through Zaventem before arriving at the airport at the end will finally be re-organized? I know several passengers who boarded this bus in error and then missed their connection. Not that Zaventem is not worth visiting .... :-(

Sep 2, 2019 10:55