Practical information

How to get to Polis

POLIS is at walking distance from the European Parliament, Place du Luxembourg, Brussels-Luxembourg train station, and metro station Trône. It is also conveniently located nearby several European Commission offices and regional authority representations in Brussels.


From Gare du Midi/Zuidstation (Eurostar, Thalys, local trains):

Take the metro lines 2 or 6 direction Simonis (Elisabeth) to Trône and walk five minutes south-east on Rue du Trône. A single metro trip costs 2,10 EUR. The nearby STIB/MIVB stops are Trône (Metro lines 2 and 6, 500m walk), Idalie (Buses 34, 38, 80, 95, 50m walk). We invite you to check the network map here.

If you come by bicycle, the POLIS offices lay exactly on Regional Cycling Itineraries (ICR) 5 and 8. We invite you to plan your bike ride following the Brussels ICR itineraries here. A Villo shared bicycle can be rented or dropped at the Villo station ‘Parnasse’ in front of house number 64. All Villo stations can be seen on the map here. The main bicycle parkings in the area are located at the Brussels-Luxembourg train station and on the pedestrian square in front of the European Parliament. Both parkings are outside and not guarded.


From Brussels Airport Zaventem (BRU):

Train (+/- 20 min): A direct train links Brussels Airport to Brussels-Luxembourg station (every 30 minutes, direction Dinant or Charleroi-Sud). The ticket costs around 9 EUR. From Brussels-Luxembourg station, turn left and walk on Rue d’Idalie, then turn right on Rue du Trône. Plan your train trip from the airport here.

Bus (+/- 40 min): A direct bus (N°12 or N°21), operated by STIB, links Brussels airport to Place du Luxembourg. From Place du Luxembourg continue straight on Rue d’Idalie and turn right on Rue du Trône (fare 4,50 EUR at vending machine, 6 EUR purchased inside vehicle). Plan your trip by public transport here. More information about the Airport bus line is available here.

Train + metro (+/-40 min): Take the Airport City Express train service into Brussels Gare du Midi/Zuidstation; then take the metro lines 2 or 6 direction Simonis (Elisabeth) to Trône (fare 9 EUR train, 2,10 EUR metro), and walk five minutes down in south eastern direction on Rue du Trône.

A taxi fare costs about 40 EUR.

Where to find us

Rue du Trône, 98
B-1050 Brussels


+32 2 500 56 70

Email address

National POLIS liaisons

Would you like to reach out to the POLIS team in your own language? 

Get in touch with your national liaison(s):

Deutschland/Österreich: Niklas Schmalholz
: Melina Zarouka, Antonios Tsiligiannis
España: Laura Babío, Marina Martin Vilches
France: Manon Coyne, Juliette Thijs
Hrvatska/Србија/Crna Gora/Босна и Херцеговина/Slovenija: Marko Stančec
Italia: Alessia Giorgiutti, Carlotta Inserra
Magyarország: Zsófia Jákói
Nederland/Vlaanderen: Karen Vancluysen, Ivo Cré, Jonathan De Vriendt
Portugal: Pedro Homem de Gouveia, Pedro Gomes, Cláudia Ribeiro

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