Arriving to Brussels by train is a pleasant experience. The Brussels-Capital Region is connected with Europe and the world by the Gare du Midi, one of the main railway stations of the city. Located south of the city centre in Saint-Gilles, the station connects travelers from many parts of Europe with other parts of Belgium. Gare du Midi station is served by InterCity, Thalys, Eurostar, trains from Paris, London, Amsterdam and many more.
In terms of public transport, Gare du Midi is also the terminus of many Metro and tram lines that cover much of the city. The Métro lines 2 and 6 and the tramways 3, 4, 7, 51 and 81 are all available to get from the station to the centre. Moreover, the bus stop is located just outside the station.
Visitors can get started with their exploration of Brussels easily from Gare du Midi. The Marollesquartier is located a few blocks away, full of old buildings, flea markets and quaint cafés. The Grand Place of Brussels, the Manneken-Pis statue and the Mont des Arts are also a short walk away from the station.
Gare du Midi is the perfect starting point for travelers looking to explore Brussels. With convenient connections to different parts of the city, visitors can enjoy the full experience the city has to offer.