Brussels Prices

Brussels is not a particularly expensive city, so if you organize your trip ahead of time you will manage to spend very little compared to other European capitals.

Some examples 

Here are some examples of prices in Brussels so that you know what budget you need when visiting the city:

Food and drink 

  • Tourist menu: 20 (US$ 21.30) -  25 (US$ 26.70)
  • A beer: minimum 4 (US$ 4.30)
  • A bottle of water in a restaurant is more expensive than a beer
  • A sandwich made in a sandwich shop: 4.50 (US$ 4.80)
  • A chocolate bar: 2 (US$ 2.10)

Public transport 

  • A one-way ticket valid on the Brussels metro, bus, and tram 2.40 (US$ 2.60)
  • 24-hour Brussels Card:  29 (US$ 30.90)
  • 72-hour Brussels Card: 46 (US$ 49.10)
  • Price per kilometer in a Brussels taxi 1.80 (US$ 1.90)
  • A return bus shuttle ticket from Charleroi Airport: 31 (US$ 33.10)


  • A mid-range centrally located hotel: from 50 (US$ 53.40) per night