Public transport : STIB/MIVB

Metro, tram and bus. Public transport in Brussels is operated by STIB / MIVB.

Timetables:  06:00 - midnight - consult the timetables shown at the stops.

Where to buy your ticket: In public transport with contactless payment. You can pay for your trip using your contactless bank card (debit or credit), smartphone or smartwatch. Every STIB bus, tram and metro station is equipped with a specific contactless payment device. This device supports any bank card with the contactless logo. For smartphones and smartwatches, compatible payment applications are Google Pay, Apple Pay, Fitbit Pay and Garmin Pay. In the various metro stations and at the STIB information offices. 

MOBIB: If you want to buy transport tickets, you need a personal or Basic MOBIB card. This reloadable card allows you to travel very easily in Brussels. Some tickets are also available in paper form.

Airport Line: The Airport Line is a direct link between Brussels Airport and the European district, just a few steps away from the commercial and touristic heart of Brussels’ upper town.

Ticket cost:  Available in metro stations, STIB / MIVB BOOTIK, KIOSK and GO.

  • Single ticket (bought at a machine) : 2,10 €
  • Single ticket (bought at sales points) : 2,60 €
  • 24-hour travel pass (except from airport) : 7,50 €
  • GO2CITY 1 journey (also from airport) : 7€ (contactless payment) or 7.50€ (paper ticket)
  • The Noctis night network applies daytime rates


Download the STIB-MIVB App

Having all your travel options in a single app will not only save you time but il will also give you more flexibility. The map in the STIB/MIVB mobile app will show you all public transport stops in Belgium, as well as the Villo! docking stations, Cambio carsharing stations and Collecto shared taxi stops. Combining several transport options has never been this easy!


Map of Brussels’ public transport network

If you want to get around by public transport, you'll be using the STIB/MIVB network. On their website, you can find a dynamic map of all the tram, bus and metro lines, as well as all the schedules in real time. For even more convenience, download their mobile app.

Find out about the BRUPASS

Valid on STIB, TEC, De Lijn and SNCB trains, buses, trams and underground trains in the Brupass zone.

Are you travelling in the Brussels Capital zone? With the Brupass, you can enjoy the full range of regional travel options all on a single ticket! You can load your Brupass onto your MoBIB card and board trains, trams, buses and the underground.




Brussels Card

The key to easily discover Brussels!

  • Free access to 49 Brussels museums

  • Discounts at attractions, shops, restaurants, bars and tours

  • Free information guide, city map and museum map

  • Optional: unlimited access to public transport, hop on hop off buses Tootbus and admission to the Atomium