Rent a car in Drogenbos with Europcar
This small Flemish-speaking town on the outskirts of Brussels is ideally situated for visiting the Belgian capital and the surrounding area. Just a 20-minute drive from the centre of Brussels, and conveniently located close to motorway access, hire a car from Europcar Drogenbos and waste no time exploring all that the region has to offer, with France and Germany also within driving distance.
The Europcar car rental experience in Drogenbos
It is easy to hire a car in Drogenbos, with our Europcar station conveniently located at the central train station, Gare du Forest-Midi. With regular direct trains from both the centre of Brussels and Drogenbos airport, pick up your hire car and be on your way in no time.
Europcar Drogenbos offers a choice of models to suit your needs. For travelling around the city with ease, choose the compact Volkswagen Up. For longer trips or larger groups, models such as the Ford Galaxy or Peugeot 3008 are popular choices.
If you are moving large loads, or just need something a little bigger, van hire in Drogenbos is also available.
Driving in Drogenbos
Drogenbos follows standard driving regulations for the Flemish region. Motorway speed limits are 120 kilometres per hour, other major roads are 70 kilometres per hour, urban areas are 50 kilometres per hour and residential areas are 20 kilometres per hour.
In order to rent a car in Drogenbos you will need to hold a valid EU driver’s license and be at least 19 years old.
To get to the centre of Brussels, take the ring road from Drogenbos and the capital is well signposted and easy to find. Within Brussels there is plenty of parking. Street parking is divided into three zones: red, orange and green, with the first 15 minutes free in all zones.
You can leave your car for a maximum of two hours in red and orange zones, and three hours in green zones. Rates are between €5 and €5.50 for two hours. There are also a number of underground and multi-storey car parks across the city, which are open 24/7.
Discover Drogenbos and surroundings by car
Using Drogenbos as a base, seeing the local sights is effortless. Just 20 minutes away from the heart of Brussels, with its bustling bars, museums and monuments, the Drogenbos Europcar station is also ideally situated next to the main roads heading out into the surrounding Flemish countryside.
Hire a car with Europcar Drogenbos to discover the delights of the region. Be sure to visit the wonderful and wacky Plan Incliné de Ronquières, a platform that moves canal boats up a 14 metre incline on the Brussels-Charleroi Canal. Or take a trip to any one of the surrounding chateaux, relics of Belgium’s ancient military heritage.
A short drive from the centre of the city is Mini Europe, a fun attraction where you can take in landmarks such as Big Ben, the gondolas of Venice and the windmills of Holland. With over 350 model attractions, an on-site restaurant and an interactive learning space, it is a worthwhile visit for all the family. Hire a car with Europcar Drogenbos and make the trip in comfort and at your own pace.
Things to see in Drogenbos
Drogenbos is a quaint little town, and its gothic church, the Eglise Saint Nicolas, and the Art Nouveau school are worth checking out, but the real attraction is its proximity to Brussels. With multiple museums, from the Comic Book Museum to the cutting-edge contemporary art centre Wiels, Brussels has a wealth of culture to enjoy. Foodies will not be disappointed either; thanks to its cosmopolitan vibe, there are all kinds of wonderful cuisines on offer. Splash out at Belga Queen or La Marée, or for a true local speciality, grab a cone of Belgian frites, best eaten with mayonnaise and chilly fingers in a cobbled square.
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