Turkish Airlines offers 15 different flight alternatives in average every day from Brussels to Dubai. Operated over Istanbul Airport (IST) or Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) in Istanbul, flights in this route are operated regularly all year round. Note that the passengers may be required to change airports during the layover at Istanbul in some occasions.
The duration of the journey between Brussels and Dubai varies by the layover and ranges between 11 to 32 hours. Number of flights remains the same throughout the year, no changes occur seasonally; however there may be some differences on the hours of departure. Passengers with Turkish Airlines have a chance to explore the charming Istanbul during their layover. The sightseeing service Touristanbul is offered complimentary for Turkish Airlines passengers with a layover from 6 to 24 hours.
As the capital of Belgium and one of the headquarters of Nato and European Union, Brussels is a touristic destination welcoming a large number of visitors every year. Regarded as the central square in the city, Grand Place witnesses a busy traffic at all hours as the most vibrant and crowded spot in Brussels. Arousing interest by the buildings with distinctive architecture, pretty cafés and shopping malls around, this square also hosts numerous events all year round. The landmark small bronze sculpture named Manneken Pis, and Atomium representing the magnified form of iron crystal are the most noteworthy attractions, drawing interest of considerable number of tourists. On the other hand, Brussels Museum of History and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts should definitely be seen by their attractive collections. Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula dating back to 8th century which underwent many changes, and the city’s most enjoyable verdant space Cinquantenaire Park also shine out as the spots with highest touristic value in the city.
There are two airports serving in Brussels: Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL) and Brussels Airport (BRU). Flights from Brussels with Turkish Airlines take off from Brussels Airport (BRU).
Passengers planning to use the train services for reaching Brussels Airport (BRU) may get on the trains heading towards the airport from Central Station. The trains serve in every 15 minutes and reach the airport within nearly 20 minutes.
Another alternative would be the municipal buses. It is possible to get on the buses numbered 12 and 21 STIB from Gare de Bordet station or Schuman subway station where the subway lines 1 and 5 operate. The duration of the journey with these buses take thirty minutes in average.
In addition, buses numbered 272 and 471 De Lijn also reach the airport, setting off from the North Station. Buses numbered 620 serving at night, on the other hand, departs from IJzer subway station.
Apart from all these options of public transport, you may also take the cabs available 7/24 all around the city and reach the airport comfortably.
As one of the 7 emirates of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai is surely one of the most popular Middle Eastern destinations by its modern presence and the luxury profile pushing to the limits. Used to be a tiny fishing town earning a livelihood from pearl hunting, the city has evolved and transformed into a dreamlike land, now serving as the destination with the highest standards in its region.
Offering a vibrant atmosphere at all hours a day by its splendid beaches, artificial islands, luxury malls and spectacular skyscrapers, Dubai is also extremely assertive about shopping and refreshment facilities. You may enjoy the bright sun and spectacular sea at the Palm Islands and visit the Dubai Museum serving in the historical Dubai El Fahidi Fortress to get to know the city better. You will simply be enthralled by the charm of Jumeriah; those looking for an adventure may join safari tours in the desert and experience the Bedouin life.
Passengers booking their flights to Dubai with Turkish Airlines land at Dubai International Airport (DXB), the sole airport serving in the city.
Cabs are used highly frequently in Dubai, these vehicles are the popular means of transport especially for short distance. Cab services are therefore the first choice of the passengers wishing to travel to anywhere from the airport, which is located very close to the city center.
Those planning to use the public transport may prefer the buses operating on the way out the terminal building. These vehicles would be the perfect choice for those travelling to Daira and Bur Dubai districts. Buses numbered 401 set off from the airport and follow the route Baniyas Street and Al Sabkha Bus Terminal. Buses numbered 402 operate between Dubai Airport (DXB) and Al Ghubabia Bus Terminal in Bur Dubai. Passengers wishing to reach Gold Souk Bus Terminal may get on the buses numbered 11A, 11C and 64.
If you are interested in using the subway to reach the center, it is possible to take the red subway line from the terminals 1 and 3. Operating in every 10 minutes, the subway reaches the center in a short span of time.