Must-have free apps to help you get around the city

Whether you're looking for the best ways to reach your event venue from hotels, to explore the city, or to find the fastest route to a restaurant, there are many apps to help you navigate.

Our  favourites

Public transportation

  • Definitely the favourite urban mobility solution in Brussels: no more waiting for the bus, tram or metro hoping you haven't just missed the last one…

  • The app’ locates you on a map, shows the nearest stops and gives you live departure information. 

  • Free , available on Google Play for Android and iPhones


  • By eCab
  • Taxis aren't left behind either. Gone are the days of standing in the street with an outstretched arm (in Brussels at least!).

  • With eCab: request, ride and pay via your mobile phone.

  • eCab covers 100 cities, in 10 different countries.

  • Free , available on Google Play for Android and iPhones

To cycle around

  • By AllBikesNow
  • The famous self-service bike system Villo offers all what you need to cycle to move around Brussels more easily: 5.000 bikes, and 360 stations.

    Where is the nearest docking station? Where can you drop off the bike?  AllBikesNow app is flexible, clear and simple.

  • You can also use this app to move by bike around many cities in the world.

  • Free , available on Google Play for Android and iPhones

Shared economy 

  • By Uber
  • Fan of sharing economy based on users experience? With UberX you can hire an on-demand private professional driver in Brussels, after having checked the driver’s rating.

  • You can also use it in "UBER" cities around the globe.

  • Free , available on Google Play for Android and iPhones

Collective taxis

  • By the Brussels-Capital Region
  • You'll benefit from night-time travel at 6€ provided by conventional taxis (For group up to 4 passengers wishing to travel together into the same direction).

  • Very flexible, you can step in at one of the 200 departure points in Brussels.

  • Free , available on Google Play for Android and iPhones