Brussels Gare du Midi or Brussels-South is Brussels' second station. As the name leads to suspect, it's located in the southern part of this Belgian city. Brussels-South is an important station, where many national and international trains pass. When traveling from the Netherlands you can change here to the Eurostar to London and to the direct TGV connection to the south of France.
Do you prefer to stay in Brussels? There are many possibilities to continue your journey from Brussels Gare du Midi. On the north side of the station you'll find the subway. Brussels-South is served by subway lines 2 and 6. The (pre-metro) underground streetcar lines 3, 4, and 51 also stop at this subway station. Other streetcar lines and MIVB buses stop at the so-called 'covered street'. Do you prefer to drive and rent a car? There are several car rental companies at the station, so you can pick up your car directly upon arrival at Brussels-South. Avis, Europcar, Hertz, and Sixt are represented. You'll find the rental companies on the Place Victor Horta. Or do you prefer to rent a bike? Blue Bike rents out bikes at the station as of € 3 per day.
As at any large station you'll find a tourist information desk inside the concourse. The station also has a Wi-Fi hotspot. In addition, there are ATMs and exchange offices. Brussels-South also has a drugstore.
Brussels Gare du Midi offers a large selection of eating facilities. For a quick bite you can go to a Subway or Quick and those who love ice cream can go to the Häagen Dazs ice-cream parlor. This is only a small selection of the extensive number of restaurants.
Do you want to go shopping while waiting? The station has many shops. There's even a jeweler. But you'll also find an Yves Rocher and Esprit shop just to name a few. If you just want to quickly buy a magazine, you can always go to the Relay kiosk.