Rent a car at Charleroi Brussels South Airport with Europcar
Located just over seven kilometres from Charleroi and within easy reach of central Brussels, Charleroi Brussels South Airport is the ideal place to begin a tour of Belgium.
Should you wish to explore this beautiful part of the world on four wheels, our customer service representatives will be waiting to greet you at Europcar Charleroi Brussels South Airport located just a stone’s throw from arrivals.
The Europcar car hire experience at Charleroi Brussels South Airport
If you’re eager to explore as soon as you touch down in Belgium, you can do so with a Europcar vehicle. Our extensive fleet of new cars consists of both manual and automatic models to suit all tastes, so whether you want something small and compact like the Volkswagen Polo or a spacious Ford Galaxy, we have got just the vehicle for you.
With our economy elite range you can also drive from A to B in style without guzzling fuel with our Audi A1 A4 sure to turn heads. The Volkswagen Golf forms part of our compact elite collection and then there’s luxurious models from the ever-sophisticated Mercedes-Benz marque.
When you hire a vehicle from Europcar, you can expect a fast, efficient and hassle-free service with our three-step booking process making it easy to secure the car of your dreams. Thanks to our flexible car hire offers you can also lease one of our vehicles for a day, week or month dropping it back at the Europcar station of your choice.
Discover Brussels and surroundings by car
As you drive away from our Europcar station, you’re free to explore nearby attractions at your own leisure. There’s plenty to see and do but if you want to tour the local area, how about stopping off at Charleroi – the largest city in the region of Wallonia? Here, you’ll find a host of museums as well as Hotel de Ville which is arguably the city’s most charming building.
From Charleroi, you could then take a leisurely drive north to Brussels where you’ll find a vibrant city pulsing with life. Top places to visit in this part of Belgium include the Grand Palace which is architecturally brilliant and a sight to behold. The Old England Building is also a popular attraction due to the music-based museum it houses and don’t miss Notre Dame du Sablon, a towering gothic cathedral which began life in the 14th century.
La Botanique makes for a wonderful outing as does a trip to the Royal Palace – the official residence of the royal family of Belgium. Brussels is also home to a spectacular medley of eateries as well as bustling bars that provide the ideal spot to watch the world go by.
With a hire car, you could then venture from Brussels to the port city of Ghent in north-west Belgium or make your way to this fascinating city of Antwerp with history dating back to the Middle Ages. If it’s peace and quiet you’re seeking, there are many area of natural beauty nearby with Avesnois Regional Natural Park offering everything from blossoming orchards to meandering rivers.
Driving in Brussels
Throughout Belgium you must drive on the right hand side of the road and overtake on the left. Be extra careful if you’re from a country where these rules are reversed.
Traffic can be busy around the city centre so leave plenty of time to get to your required destination. Roads are usually well-maintained and well-signposted.
On-street parking is available but is usually limited to two hours. Alternatively, use one of the many parking lots in the city centre. There are also eight free park and ride locations on the outskirts of the city with locations including Roodebeek and Kraainem.