The cheapest times to fly from AEX to BRU are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • May 21st to July 1st
  • October 22nd to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from AEX to BRU is early December. Prices can be as high as $1710 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $987 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Brussels

Flying from Alexandria, LA (AEX) to Brussels (BRU) will usually cost between $989 to $1523 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $1031. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1501. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $470 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1258 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AEX to BRU flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the AEX to BRU route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

AEX to BRU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AEX to BRU flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Alexandria. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $141 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1184. Return trip prices are from the BRU to AEX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from AEX to BRU can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 43 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from AEX to BRU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Schiphol Airport (AMS) in Amsterdam

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from BRU
  • Usually 46.90% less expensive than BRU
  • 1-layover flights available

See AEX to AMS flights

Destination alternative #2: Duesseldorf Airport (DUS) in Dusseldorf

  • 102 miles (164 km) away from BRU
  • Usually 30.76% less expensive than BRU
  • 1-layover flights available

See AEX to DUS flights


Flight Hacking AEX to BRU

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from AEX to BRU — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Amsterdam (AEX > AMS > BRU)

  • Price for both tickets: $790
  • Average savings: $468 (37.2%)

See AEX to AMS flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (AEX > MIA > BRU)

  • Price for both tickets: $924
  • Average savings: $335 (26.59%)

See AEX to MIA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (AEX > JFK > BRU)

  • Price for both tickets: $933
  • Average savings: $325 (25.83%)

See AEX to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AEX to BRU? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, Brussels Airlines, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Brussels National Airport to Alexandria International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4855 miles or 7813 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from AEX to BRU?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AEX to BRU flight is about 9 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Alexandria, LA and Brussels?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from AEX to BRU.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AEX
Origination airport name Alexandria International Airport
City Alexandria, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 31.3
Longitude -92.5

Return Airport

Destination code BRU
Destination airport name Brussels National Airport
City Brussels
Country Belgium
Latitude 50.9
Longitude 4.5


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