Cheap flights to Brussels, Belgium

BOS — BRU
Feb 6 — Feb 131

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Flights to Brussels in 2023

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 15% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price$592Average for round-trip flights in February 2023
Round-trip from$380From New York to Brussels
One-way from$176One-way flight from New York to Brussels

Cheap flights to Brussels in February, March 2023

The best prices found for BR1 flights for February, March
Feb 4 - Feb 12
EWR

Newark

BRU

Brussels Bruxelles-National

1 stop

17h 20m
BRU

Brussels Bruxelles-National

EWR

Newark

1 stop

24h 30m
$395

Scandinavian Airlines

Deal found 1/29

Feb 7 - Feb 12
EWR

Newark

BRU

Brussels Bruxelles-National

1 stop

18h 25m
BRU

Brussels Bruxelles-National

EWR

Newark

1 stop

24h 30m
$399

Scandinavian Airlines

Deal found 1/30

Feb 28 - Mar 14
EWR

Newark

BRU

Brussels Bruxelles-National

1 stop

18h 25m
BRU

Brussels Bruxelles-National

EWR

Newark

1 stop

24h 35m
$404

Scandinavian Airlines

Deal found 1/29

Brussels 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Brussels found for this year
Sep 6 - Sep 14
SWF

New Windsor Stewart

BRU

Brussels Bruxelles-National

1 stop

10h 40m
BRU

Brussels Bruxelles-National

SWF

New Windsor Stewart

1 stop

11h 15m
$371

PLAY

Deal found 1/29

Apr 25 - May 2
SWF

New Windsor Stewart

CRL

Charleroi Brussels

2 stops

18h 25m
CRL

Charleroi Brussels

SWF

New Windsor Stewart

2 stops

34h 45m
$380

Multiple Airlines

Deal found 1/30

May 26 - Jun 1
SWF

New Windsor Stewart

BRU

Brussels Bruxelles-National

1 stop

10h 40m
BRU

Brussels Bruxelles-National

SWF

New Windsor Stewart

1 stop

11h 15m
$389

PLAY

Deal found 1/30

Last minute flights to Brussels

Late deals on round-trip flights to Brussels, departing today and this week
Feb 9 - Feb 14
EWR

Newark

BRU

Brussels Bruxelles-National

1 stop

18h 05m
BRU

Brussels Bruxelles-National

EWR

Newark

1 stop

24h 30m
$395

Scandinavian Airlines

Deal found 1/30

Feb 7 - Feb 12
EWR

Newark

BRU

Brussels Bruxelles-National

1 stop

18h 25m
BRU

Brussels Bruxelles-National

EWR

Newark

1 stop

24h 30m
$399

Scandinavian Airlines

Deal found 1/30

Feb 9 - Feb 19
EWR

Newark

BRU

Brussels Bruxelles-National

1 stop

10h 20m
BRU

Brussels Bruxelles-National

EWR

Newark

1 stop

24h 35m
$410

Scandinavian Airlines

Deal found 1/29

One-way flights to Brussels

The cheapest one-way flights to Brussels
Mar 27
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

CRL

Charleroi Brussels

2 stops

43h 10m
$176

Multiple Airlines

Deal found 1/29

Mar 23
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

CRL

Charleroi Brussels

2 stops

39h 10m
$178

Multiple Airlines

Deal found 1/29

Mar 22
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

BRU

Brussels Bruxelles-National

2 stops

17h 20m
$179

Multiple Airlines

Deal found 1/29

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Brussels

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,183 reviews

Food

6.8

Comfort

7.4

Boarding

7.9

Crew

8.2

Overall

7.6

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight from the Toronto to nwa landing was really brutal it was really rough. The price of tickets I paid for it wasn't best the service.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,183 reviews
United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,183 reviews

Food

6.8

Comfort

7.4

Boarding

7.9

Crew

8.2

Overall

7.6

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight from the Toronto to nwa landing was really brutal it was really rough. The price of tickets I paid for it wasn't best the service.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,668 reviews
United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,183 reviews

Food

6.8

Comfort

7.4

Boarding

7.9

Crew

8.2

Overall

7.6

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight from the Toronto to nwa landing was really brutal it was really rough. The price of tickets I paid for it wasn't best the service.

Scandinavian Airlines
6.9
Okay
103 reviews
United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,183 reviews

Food

6.8

Comfort

7.4

Boarding

7.9

Crew

8.2

Overall

7.6

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight from the Toronto to nwa landing was really brutal it was really rough. The price of tickets I paid for it wasn't best the service.

Air Canada
6.6
Okay
649 reviews
United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,183 reviews

Food

6.8

Comfort

7.4

Boarding

7.9

Crew

8.2

Overall

7.6

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight from the Toronto to nwa landing was really brutal it was really rough. The price of tickets I paid for it wasn't best the service.

Aer Lingus
6.6
Okay
240 reviews
United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,183 reviews

Food

6.8

Comfort

7.4

Boarding

7.9

Crew

8.2

Overall

7.6

Entertainment

7.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight from the Toronto to nwa landing was really brutal it was really rough. The price of tickets I paid for it wasn't best the service.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Brussels?

The cheapest ticket to Brussels found for each month in 2023 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$597

February

$632

March

$642

April

$703

May

$747

June

$964

July

$1,161

August

$862

September

$805

October

$730

November

$728

December

$767

January is currently the cheapest month to fly to Brussels. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Brussels?

Average Brussels flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2023 and 2024 by month

NYC - BRU

Price

$597 - $1,261

BRU

Temperature

37.4 - 62.6 °F

BRU

Rainfall

1.6 - 3.1 inches

Peak Season:

Summer is the peak of the tourist season in Brussels and you can expect crowds of visitors and long lines outside the main attractions. Cheap flights to Brussels are hard to come by in summer so book flight tickets in advance if you’re planning to visit in these months.

Off Season:

You can find the cheapest flights to Brussels from November to March. The winter season has wet and chilly weather and short days. January is generally the wettest month, and temperatures average in the 30’s and 40’s (Fahrenheit) during this period. You’ll be able to find discounted hotels but some restaurants and shops may be closed.

When is the best time to book a flight to Brussels?

The best time to book flights to Brussels are the shoulder seasons between March and May and September and October. This is when room rates drop and fewer crowds clog the top attractions. If you prefer warmer weather, summer temperatures can reach the high-60’s and the sun doesn’t set until 9 PM or 10 PM. August won’t be any cheaper price-wise for accommodations but many Belgians take their holidays then so Brussels may be quieter to visit. Summer is also the time for a smorgasbord of festivals and events so if you plan on attending then search for flight tickets early.

Brussels Travel Guide

If Belgium is the host country for equality, Brussels is the core of European diplomacy. As the headquarters of both NATO and the European Union, there’s a chance to meet at least one international diplomat on your flight to Brussels. But you don’t have to be an ambassador to book a Brussels flight. The average tourist can visit this beautiful city and be immersed in its rich history, arts, culture, and people.

Belgium’s cosmopolitan capital is a melting pot of citizens with a fascinating mix of origins including: Flemish, Walloon, Italian, Spanish, English and German. Culture vultures arrive on flights to Brussels to enjoy the Musées Royaux Des Beaux-Arts, with its priceless collection of Flemish and Belgian art, while beer lovers will want to visit the Cantillon Brewery, a family brewery where Lambic, Gueuze, Faro and Kriek beers are made. Shoppers and sweet tooths should venture a little south of the city center to the area of Sablon, a haven for boutiques, antiques, jewelry, and highbrow master chocolate makers. Perhaps the best-known attraction in Belgium is Manneken Pis. This statue of a little boy urinating has a wardrobe of more than 700 costumes including Father Christmas and Elvis Presley suits, and is dressed in one of these costumes several times a week. Belgium is also home to one of Europe’s most beautiful town squares, Grand Place.

Travelers looking for inexpensive vacations can book cheap flights to Brussels and enjoy everything from hot waffles to designer shops. Brussels is brimming with forests welcoming nature lovers on hikes, and some cafes and pubs are open all-night for visitors wanting to relax with a Belgian beer after a long day’s walk through the city. Whether you’re on peace-keeping mission or visiting Brussels for personal exploration, there’s something for every traveler to enjoy. Here are some tips to help you plan and enjoy the smoothest possible trip.

What’s the weather like in Brussels?

Brussels has a maritime temperate climate, with warm summers and mild winters. Early summer and early fall are typically warm and mild. Summer temperatures can reach the 80’s (Fahrenheit) but average in the 60’s, and winter temperatures range from the low 30’s to mid-40’s. Snow is possible in winter, but is not a common occurrence. Brussels has a high average annual rainfall; January is usually the wettest month, but expect rain any time of year. Winter days are short, but the sun does not set until 9 PM or 10 PM in summer.

How long is the flight to Brussels?

From New York City, a direct flight is slightly shorter than eight hours, and flights from Atlanta take just under nine hours. If you’re flying from the West Coast, expect to make at least one connection. From Seattle, total transit time is at least eleven hours, while the trip from LAX takes approximately thirteen hours.

Which airlines fly to Brussels?

Travelers from the U.S. usually arrive at the Brussels Airport, but it’s worth checking your ticket before planning onward transportation. American flies into Brussels from the U.S., often with connecting flights operated by British Airways. Delta offers flights in partnership with KLM. United is one of the only American carriers that flies directly into Brussels. United, Lufthansa, and Brussels Airlines all offer direct flights from New York. A wide variety of international carriers serve Brussels, including Aer Lingus, Air Canada, and SWISS International.

What should you pack for a flight to Brussels?

Brussels is a beautiful, highly walkable city, so one of the most important things to pack is a pair of comfortable yet stylish shoes. If you’re traveling in the spring or fall, a warm jacket is essential for brisk days and cold evenings. Be sure to tuck an umbrella in your suitcase to prepare for the occasional rain shower. During the winter months, go all out with a winter jacket, hat, gloves, and scarf – temperatures can drop well below freezing, and snow is possible.

As the capital of Belgium and the de facto capital of the European Union, Brussels has a cosmopolitan population. If you’re planning to try high-end restaurants or attend evening cultural events, bring your best clothing to fit in and feel comfortable.

Getting to and around the city of Brussels

International flights arrive at Brussels Airport (BRU) a little less than 10 miles northeast of Brussels. Passengers can reach the city center by a train shuttle service; the station is on the lower lever of the airport. This runs every fifteen to twenty minutes and takes approximately twenty minutes. A bus station below the arrivals hall operates buses that serve Brussels, Antwerp and Eindhoven. Metered taxis are available outside the arrivals hall; the journey to Brussels will likely take around twenty to thirty minutes.

Once you’ve settled in to your hotel and are ready to explore the city, you will find that when you’re in central Brussels it’s easiest to sightsee on your own two feet. If you’re going across town or to outlying areas, you’ll be better off taking public transportation. The Société des Transports Intercommunaux de Bruxelles (STIB) offers cheap and easy transport around town with buses, trams and metro lines. The STIB runs from 5 AM to midnight, and a night bus operates after that. Most of the metro stations are a sight to visit in and of themselves, with decorations from leading Belgian modern artists. Avoid rush hour, both in the morning and at night, and don’t bother trying to drive. Aggressive drivers, heavy traffic and nightmarish parking make public transportation seem even more inviting. Biking isn’t much different, but the city’s outskirts have some lovely bike lanes. Avoid taking a taxi too – rides are expensive.

What are some things to do in Brussels?

Whether you’re interested in culture, sightseeing, or shopping, Brussels can keep you busy for days. Get the feel of the city with a stop at the Grand Place, a beautiful historic square and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you’re visiting in late November or December, visit after dark – multiple times an hour, the ornate buildings become the canvas for a stunning light show that’s set to Christmas music. Nearby, the city’s Christmas market offers local crafts, local specialty foods, and live entertainment. Between March and October, check out the flower market, and in August, don’t miss the sprawling flower carpet made by local artisans.

One of the first things you’ll notice in the Brussels city center is the abundance of local bakeries. Stop in for a coffee and a Belgian praline to fortify you for an antiques treasure hunt at the lovely Place du Grand Sablon. For an intriguing tour and one of the best photo ops in the city, take the train out to the Atomium. This unusual building, which is shaped like a giant iron crystal unit cell, was built for the 1958 Brussels World’s Fair. Another quirky tourist attraction is the nearby Mini-Europe park, where you can wander through scale versions of the continent’s most famous buildings and monuments. No trip to Brussels is complete without a stop to see the Mannekin Pis statue, which is dressed in varying outfits throughout the year.

If museums are your thing, Belgium has a varied menu of options. Indulge your love of history at the Royal Museum of the Army and Military History, or check out the unusual displays at the Musical Instruments Museum. The Belgian Comic Strip Center offers a look at the city’s rich comic tradition, and the Royal Museums of Fine Arts satisfy fans of both modern and traditional arts.

Tips for your stay in Brussels

  • Brussels is a small city and can easily be walked. Take a tour from the Grand Place to Manneken Pis and then on to the Musee des Beaux Arts and you will see much of the old city center.
  • The Musee Royeaux des Beaux Arts is one of the finest galleries in Europe. If you want to see all it has to offer, make sure you arrive in the morning: you can easily spend an entire day here, just looking at its most famous paintings. The room with Bruegel’s works is the setting for W. H. Auden’s poem of the same name.
  • The city is surrounded by parks. One of the most impressive parks is the Cinquantenaire, designed to commemorate 50 years of Independence in 1880. Its entrance from the city is a huge archway.
  • Autoworld is a museum situated in the Cinquantenaire park dedicated entirely to cars. The museum has exhibits from the first ever cars, through to the “golden age in Europe”.
  • The giant Atomium monument from the World’s Fair of 1958 has become as much of a symbol of Brussels as the Grand Place. The surrounding area is a pleasant park to visit, and includes “Mini-Europe” – small replicas of all the most important buildings of the European Union, including the Eiffel Tower. The Atomium and Mini-Europe are at the edge of the city in the Heysel area. Get here by Metro, alighting at the Heysel stop.
  • To enjoy a spot of culture and shopping at the same time, visit the Galleries Royales Saint-Hubert. Completed in 1847, this was the world’s first ever shopping mall. An ornate glass ceiling covers the row of boutique balustraded shops. The motto, displayed on the entrance, is Omnibus Omnia (“something for everyone”) which still holds true today as the gallery houses everything from designer shops to grocers. There are also a few cafés, where you can sit and watch the world go by.
  • Belgium is world-famous for its rich, delicious chocolate, and its beer, so be sure to try both while you are in the city.

Finding Flights from Brussels

Whether you’re heading back to the U.S. or traveling to another spot in Europe or elsewhere in the world, Cheapflights makes it easy to find flights out of the Brussels Airport on a range of domestic and international airlines. United operates a wide variety of flights to the U.S., while carriers such as Brussels Airlines offer short European hops and long-haul flights to the U.S. and Asia. Other carriers that fly out of Brussels include Air Baltic, Easy Jet, Czech Airlines and Vueling. Brussels’ second airport, the Brussels South Charleroi Airport, hosts budget carriers such as Wizz, Ryanair, and TUI fly. Visit https://www.cheapflights.co.uk for the top flight deals for routes out of Brussels.

When your trip is over, taxis to the Brussels Airport are readily available from the city center. Another option is the Airport Line bus, which runs directly to the airport from the European quarter in approximately thirty minutes. Traffic in the city can be heavy, particularly in the mornings and evenings, so the train is often the fastest option. The trip takes just under twenty minutes. To reach Brussels South Charleroi Airport, take a train to the Charleroi-South Station and hop on an airport bus. Taxis and the Brussels City Shuttle also serve the airport.

No matter how you choose to travel, leave ample time to get through security. The airport enacted stricter safety measures after the 2016 airport bombings, so officials recommend that you arrive a minimum of two hours before departure.

Once you choose a destination, be sure to check out our Brussels airport guides for more detailed travel information and helpful tips.

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