Travel Guide

How to reach the academy

How to reach the Academy
The Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts is located in Rue Ducale – Hertogsstraat 1 – 1000 Brussels, between the Royal Palace and metro station Trône/Troon.

Train
Gare Bruxelles-Luxembourg (Station Brussel-Luxemburg), the train station underneath the European Parliament, is in walking distance (10 minutes) from the Academy.

Gare Bruxelles-Centrale (Station Brussel-Centraal), the train station in the centre, is in walking distance (15 minutes) from the Academy.
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Metro
The closest metro station is Trône/Troon (Metro 2 and 6); the academy is across the Boulevard du Régent (Regentlaan).
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Bus
Lines 27-34-38-54-64-71-80-95 stop at bus stop Trône/Troon.
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From Brussels Airport
The bus station is located on level 0, one floor down from the arrivals hall. From Monday to Friday 8 pm the Airport Line is operated as an express service with number 12 and only serves the major stops. On weekdays after 8 pm and the whole day on Saturday, Sunday and holidays, the Airport Line is operating as a regular service with number 21, serving all stops. The route takes approximately 40 minutes.

The stop Luxembourg/Luxemburg (outside the European Parliament) is the end of the line. Afterwards take Rue du Luxembourg (Luxemburgstraat), at the other side of the square (Place du Luxembourg – Luxemburgplein). The Academy is at the end of the street, across the Boulevard du Régent (Regentlaan).

From Brussels Gare du Midi (Station Brussel-Zuid) International Station
Eurostar (from United Kingdom), Thalys (from Paris, Amsterdam, Köln), ICE (from Germany) and TGV (from France) trains stop at the Brussels International train station (Gare du Midi/Station Brussel-Zuid). From there take the metro line 2 or 6 (towards Elisabeth) up to metro stop Trône/Troon. Then take the Exit 1 (Rue du Luxembourg/Luxemburgstraat). The academy is across the Boulevard du Régent (Regentlaan).

From Brussels South Airport (Charleroi)
Every 30 minutes a shuttle coach leaves the airport (Brussels City Shuttle) to Gare du Midi/Station Brussel-Zuid. At the station take the metro line 2 or 6 (towards Elisabeth) up to metro stop Trône/Troon. Then take Exit 1 (Rue du Luxembourg/Luxemburgstraat). The academy is across the Boulevard du Régent (Regentlaan).