Transport and infrastructure in Belgium

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Belgium with the average of all countries in Europe. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 118,414 km. Theoretically, this is 10.31 meter for each of the 11.48 millions inhabitants of the country. Belgium hereby ranks 50th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.31 meters of railway tracks per person Belgium come 51st worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 67 km long coastline.

Airports in Belgium

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 118,400 km10,311.17 km3,878.61 m 6,708,300 km11,141.62 km1,111.61 m
Railroads 3,600 km312.78 km117.65 m 273,500 km454.23 km45.32 m
Waterways 2,043 km177.90 km66.92 m 53,100 km88.25 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 20117.500.007 15,03624.970.002
Airports 413.571.343 3,7376.210.001