Metro, tram and bus in Brussels

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The public transportation network (metro, tram and bus) is managed by the Brussels Intermunicipal Transport Company (STIB-MIVB). Lines of buses are also managed by the De Lijn company.

Bus The network maps, schedules, frequencies, rates or route planners are available on the websites of these companies:

News in real time of the STIB network:

The websites supply additional information on the interaction with bicycles and the system of shared cars (Cambio).

The schedule of the STIB can also be consulted via Google Transit. This application offers the fastest itinerary between 2 points in Brussels by public transport of the STIB.

Metro map

The map of the underground (subway) in Brussels:

Noctis, the night network of the STIB

Noctis contains 11 lines that are active during the nights of Friday and Saturday, from midnight to 3 am. The buses leave at the Place de la Bourse [plan], every 30 minutes.

Noctis lines

Each line of Noctis consists of an 'N' with a number:

  • N04: Central Station - Cimetière de Bruxelles
  • N05: Central Station - Crainhem
  • N06: Central Station - Musée du Tram
  • N08: Central Station - Wiener
  • N09: Central Station - Hermann Debroux
  • N10: Central Station - Fort Jaco
  • N11: Central Station - Uccle Calevoet
  • N12: Central Station - Stalle (P)
  • N13: Central Station - Westland Shopping
  • N16: Central Station - Gare de Berchem
  • N18: Central Station - Heysel


  • free for people with a STIB subscription
  • for the other users: Noctis has the same prices as the normal ticket rates of the STIB

Practical information

Rue Royale 76
1000 Brussels

De Lijn
De Lijn shop Brussels-North station

Tel. : 070 220 200