Race information



Picking up the participation packages

Refreshment stations

Storage of sports bags - changing rooms

Runners' Lab Marathon Expo

Alpro Kids Run - 11.30 am

Medaltime - Your personalized medal

Brussels Beer Run

Sportoase pacer team

Sportograf - Photo service

Starting procedures

Time limits

Timing with chip

Start & finish are located at the Parc du Cinquantenaire
The full tracks for the 2019 edition of the Brussels Airport Marathon & Half Marathon will be announced shortly.

Check out the 2018 course here


By plane

From Brussels National Airport you can take a taxi or a train to the Brussels city center. The airport building has a train station at level -1, with a regular Airport City Express connection to Brussels Central Station. This train takes 20 minutes. From Brussels Central Station you can take the Metro lines 1 or 5 towards Merode (Parc du Cinquantenaire), or you can get another connection to your final destination.

By train

Brussels Midi station has connections to Paris, Lille, Cologne and London through the Thalys or Eurostar lines. There are daily international connections from The Netherlands to Brussels. Every Belgian station is connected to Brussels.

Public transport

Thanks to STIB you can find all information concerning the access by public transport here.

By car

Those coming by car can use one of the six transit parking lots on the edge of the city. You can park here for free and take the train or metro to the Parc du Cinquantenaire. We strongly discourage driving up to the Parc du Cinquantenaire, as no parking is provided there.

Where to park?
Kraainem: Avenue de Wezembeek 185
Woluwé Saint-Lambert
From the Metro station Kraainem, take the Metro line 1 in the direction of Gare de L’Ouest. Get off the metro at Merode station
Roodebeek: Avenue Jacques Brel
Woluwé Saint-Lambert
From the Metro station Roodebeek, take the Metro line 1 in the direction of Gare de L’Ouest. Get off the metro at Merode station
Stalle: Petite Drève du Maréchal
Take tram 4 in the direction of De Brouckère. Change to Metro Line 1 direction Merode at De Brouckère.
Erasmus: Rue Meylenmeersch 13
From the Metro Station Erasme, take the Metro Line 5 in direction of Herrmann-Debroux. Get off at Merode station
Coovi: Chaussée de Mons 1304
Take Metro Line 5 from the CÉRIA metro station in the direction of Herrmann-Debroux. Get off the metro at Merode station

Click here for a map of the Parc du Cinquantenaire which includes Metro station Merode.



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More info here.

On Sunday 6 October 2019, the Brussels Airport Marathon & Half Marathon will take place. Around 15 000 runners from 40 countries will participate this year. It is important to take traffic inconveniences into account. Depending on your location on the course your street will be traffic-free and it will not be possible to park between between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. The organization will work together with the police to ensure that everything runs smoothly, and aim to keep any inconvenience to a minimum.

The following roads will be open for traffic at all times:

  • Kruispunt Baljuwtunnel - Carrefour tunnel Bailli
  • Kruispunt Louizatunnel - Carrefour Tunnel Louise
  • Kruispunt Louizalaan en Vleurgatsesteenweg - Carrefour Chaussée de Vleurgat et Avenue Louise
  • Troontunnel - Tunnel trône
  • Montgomerytunnel - Tunnel de Montgomery
  • Viaduct Herman Debroux - Viaduct Herman Debroux



Do you want to arrive at the start carefree?
Do you want to be received like a real athlete ?
Do you want to sleep only minutes away from start & finish?

... than this is the perfect opportunity! Attention: subject to availability.

Thon Hotel EU, the official "Brussels Airport Marathon & Half Marathon", offers the following extras:

  • Brussels Airport Marathon 'Welcome desk' at the hotel for all your questions
  • Early breakfast on Sunday 6 October - starting from 6 a.m.
  • Late check-out on Sunday 6 October - until 6 p.m.
  • Free metro ticket
  • Touristic pre-race offer
  • Massage de base gratuit (dans le bar)
  • Sports massage (to be paid)
  • Possibility to book single rooms/double rooms or twin rooms
  • ...

Possibility to book on this site. Starting from* 90 EUR per room per night - VAT, service and breakfast included - tourist tax (4.25 EUR per room per night) not included.

* Marathon weekend, nights before and after may vary. This exclusive offer is available until 18 September 2019, subject to availability.

Questions? Do you want other hotel suggestions? Ask our expert by mail or phone: Cédric Devos, Brussels Booking Desk (free service offered by - visit Brussels).

Groups (10 people or more) can pick up their starter package at the Brussels Airport Marathon Welcome Desk at the hotel (pick up collectively, reservation required).

Thon Hotel EU

Classificatie : ****
Start/Finish : 850m.
Parking "weekend rate" of 15 €/car for 24h. More info: be.parkindigo.com/nl/car-park/parking-thon
Metro : Maelbeek, <100m.
- Free Wi-Fi - Air-conditioned - Bar - Room service - Laundry service - Mini Market - Kid-friendly - Restaurant - Fitness center (w. sauna) - Smoke-free - King-size bed
Thon Hotel EU, Rue de la Loi 75, B1040 Brussels - www.thonhotels.com