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Travel by Car

Brussels is centrally located in Belgium and in Western Europe. The Brussels-Capital Region can be reached by car or motorbike from Paris, Amsterdam, Düsseldorf or the coast.

Brussels is served by seven motorways:
A10 – E40, from the Belgian coast, Ostend (Oostende) and Ghent (Gent)
A12, from Antwerp (Antwerpen)
A1 – E19, also from Antwerp (Antwerpen) and the Netherlands
A201, from Brussels National Airport (Zaventem)
A3 – E40, from Leuven and Liege
A4 – E411, from Namur and Luxembourg
A7 – E19, from Mons, Charleroi and France (Paris)
Good to know

Belgian motorways are free at source.
Generally speaking, the speed limits are as follows:
120 kph on motorways
90 kph on dual carriageways
50 kph in built-up areas (including the Brussels-Capital Region)
30 kph in some locations, especially the vicinity of schools and since September 2010 throughout the centre of Brussels, known as the Pentagon

Low Emission Zone
Since January 1st 2018 the Brussels-Capital Region has become a Low Emission Zone (LEZ). If you are entering the city in a car or van, check here to find out whether you are allowed to drive your vehicle within the LEZ. If you do not meet the conditions, please note that there are park-and-ride car parks on the access routes leading into Brussels as well as alternatives to the car. As of 1 January 2019, diesel vehicles under the Euro 2 standards and petrol vehicles without a EURO standard and of EURO 1 standard will also be banned. A transition period of three months is scheduled from 1 January to 31 March during which no fine will be sent to these newly banned vehicles. During this period, anyone driving one of these vehicles will receive a warning letter.

Public Car Parkings
Brussels has a number of public car parks that are managed by private companies. The map with public, paying car parks (parking lots) in the centre of the City of Brussels:

Pacheco, Boulevard Pacheco 7 - 1000 Bruxelles
The Hotel, Boulevard de Waterloo 45 - 1000 Bruxelles
Jardin Botanique - Kruidtuin, Boulevard du Jardin Botanique 29 - 1000 Bruxelles
City 2, Rue Des Cendres 8 - 1000 Bruxelles
Entre 2 Portes, Avenue de la Toison d'Or - 1000 Bruxelles
2 Portes, Boulevard de Waterloo 2A- 1000 Bruxelles
Alhambra, Boulevard Emile Jacqmain 14 - 1000 Bruxelles
Passage 44, Rue de l'Ommegang 16 - 1000 Bruxelles
Sablon (Zavel) - Poelaert, Place Poelaert - 1000 Bruxelles
Albertine - Square, Place de la Justice 16 - 1000 Bruxelles
Dansaert, Place du Nouveau Marché aux Grains 2 - 1000 Bruxelles
De Brouckère, Place de Brouckère 1 - 1000 Bruxelles
Ecuyer - Schildknaap, Rue de l'Ecuyer 11-17 - 1000 Bruxelles
Lepage, Rue Léon Lepage 23 - 1000 Bruxelles
Monnaie - Munt, Place de la Monnaie - 1000 Bruxelles
Rouppe - Fontainas, Boulevard Maurice Lemmonier 10 - 1000 Bruxelles
Royal Rue Royale 128 - 1000 Bruxelles
Porte de Hal - Hallepoort, Boulevard de Waterloo 103A - 1000 Bruxelles
Grand-Place - Grote Markt, Rue Marché aux Herbes 104 - 1000 Bruxelles
Centre - Centrum, Rue du Damier 26 - 1000 Bruxelles
Warwick Brussels, Rue Duquesnoy 5 - 1000 Bruxelles
Loi - Wet, Rue de la Loi 19 - 1040 Bruxelles
Radisson Blu Hotel, Rue du Fossé aux Loups 47 - 1000 Bruxelles
Toison d'Or - Guldenvlies, Avenue de la Toison d'Or 20 - 1000 Bruxelles