How to use: Flibco

What is Flibco?
Flibco provides budget-friendly, convenient, and comfortable shuttle services to and from airports across 15 European countries. You have the option to choose between private transfers and public transfers. These comfortable coaches are equipped with complimentary onboard Wi-Fi and power outlets, allowing you to charge your electronic devices hassle-free. With centrally located bus stops in the city, traveling to the airport couldn’t be easier. In certain instances, Flibco offers more direct and cost-effective connections compared to trains, with fares starting from just €5. Plus, you won’t have to worry about expensive parking in the city center or at the airport.

Flibco also provides Door2Gate, a taxi shuttle service that can pick you up from any location within a certain ‘green zone’ and transport you to the Brussels Airport or Brussels South (Charleroi) Airport, or vice versa, at your chosen time. This service can be either private or shared, with prices varying based on the distance traveled.

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How does Flibco work?
Passengers can purchase tickets easily through Flibco‘s online booking system. To board the bus, simply show the bus driver a QR code along with a valid passport or ID card. It’s recommended to arrive at the bus stop 15 minutes before departure with your ticket(s) and necessary documents. 

Where does Flibco offer airport shuttles?
Flibco offers airport shuttles to and from 40 airports in 15 European countries:
Austria: Vienna Airport *: Bratislava *, Slovakia.
Belgium: Brussels Airport: Ghent & Kortrijk, Belgium. Lille, France.
Belgium: Brussels South (Charleroi) Airport: Arlon, Bruges, Brussels South/Midi, Ghent & Mons, Belgium. Lille, France. Luxembourg Bouillon, Luxembourg.
Croatia: Dubrovnik Airport *: Dubrovnik *, Croatia.
France: Lille Airport: Lille, France.
France: Lyon Airport *: Grenoble *, France.
France: Marseille Airport *: Montpellier *, Nimes * & Toulon *, France.
France: Paris Beauvais Airport *: Paris *, France.
France: Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport *: Brussels *, Belgium. Caen *, Dunkirk *, Le Havre *, Le Mans * & Lille *, France.
France: Paris Orly Airport *: Le Mans *, Lille *, Orléans *, Rouen * & Tours *, France.
Germany: Frankfurt Hahn Airport: Frankfurt Am Main Airport, Frankfurt & Mainz, Germany.
Germany: Frankfurt Am Main Airport: Frankfurt Hahn Airport, Simmern, Cologne Bonn Airport *, Mannheim * & Saarbürcken *, Germany. Metz *, France.
Germany: Cologne Bonn Airport *: Frankfurt Am Main *, Germany. Eindhoven *, Netherlands.
Germany: Munich Airport *: Munich*, Germany.
Hungary: Budapest Airport: Budapest, Hungary.
Ireland: Dublin Airport *: Cork * & Dublin *, Ireland. Belfast *, United Kingdom.
Italy: Milan Bergamo Airport: Milan, Italy.
Italy: Milan Malpensa Airport: Turin, Italy.
Italy: Pisa Airport: Florence, Italy.
Italy: Turin Airport: Turin, Italy.
Italy: Bari Airport *: Salerno, Italy.
Italy: Bologna Airport *: Calenzano *, Cesena * & Rimini, Italy.
Italy: Lamezia Terme Airport *: Lamezia Terme, Italy.
Italy: Naples International Airport *: Naples, Italy.
Italy: Palermo Airport *: Palermo, Italy.
Luxembourg: Luxembourg Bouillon to Brussels South (Charleroi) Airport, Belgium.
Netherlands: Amsterdam (Schiphol) Airport *: Amsterdam *, Netherlands.
Netherlands: Eindhoven Airport *: Amsterdam *, Netherlands.
Slovakia: Bratislava to Vienna Airport *, Austria.
Spain: Ibiza Airport *: Ibiza *, Spain.
Spain: Madrid (Barajas) Airport *: Madrid, Spain.
Sweden: Gothenburg Airport *: Gothenburg *,Sweden.
Sweden: Malmö Airport *: Malmö *, Sweden.
Sweden: Stockholm (Arlanda) Airport *: Stockholm *, Sweden.
Sweden: Stockholm (Bromma) Airport *: Stockholm *, Sweden.
Sweden: Stockholm (Vasteras) Airport *: Stockholm *, Sweden.
Switzerland: Basel Airport *: Freiburg im Breisgau * & Neuenburg am Rhein *, Germany.
Switzerland: Geneva Airport *: Chambéry *, Chamonix *, Crolles *, Grenoble * & Sallanches *, France.
United Kingdom: Glasgow ( Paisley) Airport *: Glasgow *, United Kingdom.
United Kingdom: Leeds (Bradfort) Airport *: Leeds *, United Kingdom.
United Kingdom: London (Gatwick) Airport *: London *, United Kingdom.
United Kingdom: London (Luton) Airport *: London * & Northhampton *, United Kingdom.
* Carried out by partner companies. More detailed info during booking.

Flibco for Dummies:
You can choose your preferred language or region on the top right corner of the website, with 7 different options available.

Shuttle Bus:
To book a Shuttle Bus, start by choosing your departure location or airport from the “From/Departure” box. Once you’ve selected your departure point, choose your desired arrival destination or airport from the “To/Arrival” box.
Next, indicate whether you’re booking a “Return Trip” if you need transportation for both departure and return journeys, or select “One Way” for a single trip.
If you’ve opted for a Return Trip, proceed to select your departure date under “Outward journey” and your return date under “Return journey“. For One Way trips, simply choose a single date.
After selecting your travel date(s), specify the number of passengers in the “Passengers” box and click on “Book Now” to proceed.

Proceed by selecting a timeslot for the “Outbound date“. Once you’ve found your preferred timeslot, click “Select“. If you’ve chosen a return trip, the site will automatically navigate to timeslots for the return date. Select a timeslot for the “Return Date” and click “Select” to confirm. After selecting your date(s) and timeslot(s), click “Book Now” to confirm and proceed.
Please ensure that your chosen timeslot allows for an early arrival at the airport to avoid any possibility of missing your flight due to minor delays. It’s worth noting that I’ve personally used Flibco numerous times and have never experienced any delays or late departures!

To proceed, please enter the passenger details including “First Name“, “Last Name“, “E-mail“, “Confirm E-mail” and “Phone Number“. Optionally, you can create an account by selecting the “Access all the advantages by creating an account (optinal)” box. If chosen, two password boxes will appear, fill in the”Password” and “Confirm Password” to create your Flibco account.
Next, fill in the “Flight origin/destination” box and ensure to click the check boxes for the Terms and Conditions. The first two options are mandatory and require your agreement, while the remaining three are commercial and optional.
Once all details are filled, click “Book Now” to confirm and proceed.

On the following page, you’ll find additional services available. You can opt for “Fast Track” which provides a quicker route through airport security, and “Insurance“, covering ticket cancellation, baggage issues (damage, theft, loss up to 750 €), and missed flights (up to 250 €). Additionally, Flibco offers a “VIP Package” including both Fast Track & Lounge. Please note that these services are optional, and it’s entirely up to you whether you’d like to add them to your booking.

The final step is the payment page. If you have a “Promotion code” you can enter it to receive a discount. If not, select your preferred payment method: “Credit Card” or “PayPal” then click “Proceed to Payment” to enter your payment details and complete the booking. When you select “Credit Card” as your preferred payment method, an option to pay by bank card will also be displayed.

Congratulations! You have successfully completed your booking. Your tickets will be sent to you via email, and if you’ve created an account, they will also be stored on your account on the website.

Door2Gate:
To book your private or shared shuttle service, begin by selecting your pick-up location or airport from the “Pick up location” box. Ensure that your pick-up or drop-off location falls within the green zone displayed on the map. Once you’ve chosen your pick-up point, select your desired arrival destination or airport from the “Drop off location” box.
Now, you have the option to choose between a “Private Shuttle” or “Shared Shuttle“. A private shuttle means exclusive use for you, whereas a shared shuttle may involve sharing the ride with other travelers if available.
Proceed by selecting your departure date under “Outward journey” and your return date under “Return journey“. For One Way trips, simply choose a single date. Once you’ve selected a date, you’ll also need to provide the arrival time if you’re heading to the airport, and if necessary, the departure time from the airport. This ensures accurate scheduling and seamless transportation for your journey.
Indicate whether you’re booking a “Return Trip” if you require transportation for both departure and return journeys, or select “One Way” for a single trip.
After selecting your travel date(s), specify the number of passengers, in the “Passengers” box and click on “Search” to proceed.

The next step will outline the features included for your journey: Punctuality guaranteed, Ticket cancellation is possible up to a day before departure, E-ticket, Official airport partner, 2 checked luggage + 1 hand luggage & Eco-friendly travel.
Additionally, you will see the details of your shuttle service schedule. Your pick-up time will be shared with you 3 hours before the scheduled pick-up. Please double-check your selected date and times, and take note of the price per person mentioned. If all of this information is correct, proceed by clicking on “Book Now“.

To proceed, please enter the passenger details including “First Name“, “Last Name“, “E-mail“, “Confirm E-mail” and “Phone Number“. Optionally, you can create an account by selecting the “Access all the advantages by creating an account (optinal)” box. If chosen, two password boxes will appear, fill in the”Password” and “Confirm Password” to create your Flibco account.
If you wish to bring more luggage than the standard allowance of 2 checked bags and 1 hand luggage, please select the number of extra pieces of luggage you intend to bring. Please note that additional charges will apply for extra luggage.
Next, fill in the “Flight origin/destination” box and ensure to click the check boxes for the Terms and Conditions. The first two options are mandatory and require your agreement, while the remaining three are commercial and optional.
Once all details are filled, click “Payment” to confirm and proceed.

The final step is the payment page. If you have a “Promotion code” you can enter it to receive a discount. If not, select your preferred payment method: “Credit Card” or “PayPal” then click “Proceed to Payment” to enter your payment details and complete the booking. When you select “Credit Card” as your preferred payment method, an option to pay by bank card will also be displayed.

Congratulations! You have successfully completed your booking. Your tickets will be sent to you via email, and if you’ve created an account, they will also be stored on your account on the website.

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